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Home Security: Is Led Lighting Advantageous?

In our current technology, the use of LEDs is already triumphant in the industry of producing lights, monitors, televisions or any appliance that requires light to do its function. It replaces the use of traditional incandescent bulbs and liquid crystal displays, and It’s because of the numerous advantages that come with using LEDs.

Using LEDs in your home lighting, in particular, can be of great benefit to you not just regarding its energy consumption, durability, and efficiency, but it also increases your safety and security inside and outside the house. Here are some reasons why you should choose led lighting in your home.

Durability and Longevity

Traditional lighting usually has a glass or quartz exterior which makes it more prone to breakage and may result to lose its ability to function. But with the LED lighting technology, it does not have any glass exterior; it is placed and fixed by using soldered leads and semi-conducting materials in a circuit board.

Regarding its lifespan, unlike the traditional lighting that burns out or dims through time, LED light can last ten to a hundred times longer than the incandescent ones. From a lifespan of 1,000 hours in incandescent bulbs, A LED light lifespan is increased to 30,000 hours-60,000 hours.

Long-Term Savings

LED lighting in your home can significantly decrease your electricity consumption by 50-90% instead of using traditional incandescent bulbs. Thus you can save a lot of money that you spend on your electric bills. LED lighting works in a way that the light is emitting in a particular direction, in this way the energy is reduced, unlike traditional lights that emit light in every direction.

Aside from decreasing your energy consumption, because of its durability and longevity, you also save a lot of money on the replacement and maintenance cost for your home lighting, preventing you from continually replacing and repairing your lighting system.

Safety and Security

The safety of your family is your number one priority and LED lighting does its job to ensure the safety of your family by making sure that you do not get burnt or fire from using it. LED technology does not produce any hot temperature so that you will have a cooler temperature in your home, and at the same time, you won’t have any burns upon touching it. Some LED lightings are even capable of withstanding cold temperatures or also operate better which is fit for outdoor applications, especially during the cold seasons.  

LED outdoor accent lighting can also increase the safety and security of your pathways and walkways because of its highly efficient illumination. LED outdoor lighting can also secure your home from potential burglars since your outdoor is well lit.

Advanced Technology

LED lighting can have multiple features that can be of great help to your home. Motion sensing in your lights can detect movement from a maximum of 10 meters, which you can set how long it is turned on when it detects motion. It saves you from consuming energy when there is no one using the place. Also, it serves as a security measure when there is a possible intruder in your house.

There is also an option to control the intensity of light that your LEDs emit. You can dim your light by what you prefer based on a situation.

Choosing LED lighting for your home can cost a little higher than traditional bulbs, but can be an advantage to you in a long span of time.