Benefits of LED Lighting

Economic Benefits

Led lighting technology is revolutionising the illumination market  thanks to its outstanding efficiency. Although it has been around for a few years, it’s only recently that LEDs have come down in price enough to make a real impact on the market, encouraging many companies to invest in switching to a greener, safer and more energy efficient lighting model while achieving huge savings in their energy bills.

On average UK businesses use up to 35% of their electricity consumption just on lighting, so switching all lighting to an LED model can help companies to cut their fixed costs dramatically. Lighting bills can be reduced by up to 90% and a quick payback of the initial investment can be achieved thanks to the great energy efficiency of LED lighting.

A 20% cut in energy costs can represent the same bottom line benefit as a 5% increase
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Reduce lighting bills by up to 90%

LED’s are 20 times more energy efficient than incandescent bulbs and they only need a fraction of the energy to produce the same amount of light. In a short space of time LED lighting and successessay.co.uk can save a considerable amount of money for companies of all sizes, and since they last for so long, the savings will only keep adding up each year.

Get a fast return of investment

The savings that you’ll make from your electricity bill will quickly cover the initial investment with 2.5 years being the average pay back period, and after that you’ll continue saving every year.

As clear as LED light!

Average price of electricity = £0.15 KW/hour
1 halogen bulb 50W x 8 hours/day x 264 working days = £15.84/year
1 LED lamp 5W x 8 hours/day x 264 working days = £1.58/year

20 halogen bulbs = £316.8 per year
20 LED lamps = £31.68 per year

Changing 20 halogen bulbs for LED will save you £285 each year

Minimize the impact of increasing energy rates

Electricity prices have risen considerably in the past few years but experts predict that they could rise even more dramatically in the future due to the increasing demand and low resources, going from 15p to 25p.

Reduce maintenance costs

You won’t have to worry about replacing lamps for a very long time because LED lamps have a lifespan of about 20 years and are more resistant to vibrations and shocks, which makes them more durable and difficult to break.

Incandescent bulb
Incandescent bulb
CFL bulb
LED lamp

Incandescent

0%Energy saving
  • Energy used: 60 Watts
  • Energy cost/year (£0.15/KwH): £19
  • Lifespan: 1 Year
  • Replacements per 50K hours: 33.3

Halogen

Up to 30%Energy saving
  • Energy used: 42 Watts
  • Energy cost/year (£0.15/KwH): £13.31
  • Lifespan: 1.6 Years
  • Replacements per 50K hours: 14.28

CFL

Up to 75%Energy Saving
  • Energy used: 13-15 Watts
  • Energy cost/year (£0.15/KwH): £4.75
  • Lifespan: 5 Years
  • Replacements per 50K hours: 6.25

LED

Up to 90%Energy Saving
  • Energy used: 7 Watts
  • Energy cost/year (£0.15/KwH): £2.22
  • Lifespan: 20 Years
  • Replacements per 50K hours: 0

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Environmental Benefits

If one thing has made LED lamps become the future of lighting is their impressive energy-efficiency and their unprecedented environmental benefits compared to alternative lamp technology. Governments worldwide are committed to decreasing their CO2 emissions within the next 2-3 years, and that means that a series of environmental regulations have already started getting implemented both by the British government and the EU.

Switching all your lighting model to LED is one of the steps recommended by organizations like Carbon Trust to start lowering CO2 emissions while making impressive savings in your energy bill. LED lights will help your company to meet the increasing demands of legislation for appropriate energy use, lower your carbon output and help you reduce costs significantly.

Reducing your company’s carbon footprint will help your business to reduce costs, improve reputation and comply with the new environmental regulations

Less environmental impact

LEDs have at least 4 times less environmental impact through the course of their life-cycle than alternative lamp technology. Since they need use less energy, less electricity needs to be produced by coal, gas or nuclear plants.

Incredibly energy-efficient

LED lamps, ‘watt-for-watt’ are the the most energy efficient form of lighting, meaning that with only a fraction of energy they can produce more lumens-per-watt that the equivalent incandescent lamp.

Less heat, more light

Traditional lamps lose nearly 95% of energy in producing heat, while LED’s only waste around 5%. This not only means a huge amount of energy wasted, but also a higher use of air-conditioning.

Safer and Greener

LED lamps don’t contain pollutants like mercury, lead or glass found on any other types of bulbs and are therefore safer and can be recycled, producing less waste as a result.

Incandescent bulb
Incandescent bulb
CFL bulb
LED bulb

Incandescent

Up to 0%Energy saving
  • Energy loss to heat: 90-95%
  • Contain Mercury: No
  • Emit UV-rays: Yes

Halogen

Up to 30%Energy saving
  • Energy loss to heat: 85%
  • Contain Mercury: No
  • Emit UV-rays: Yes

CFL

Up to 75%Energy Saving
  • Energy loss to heat: 25-30%
  • Contain Mercury: Yes
  • Emit UV-rays: Yes

LED

Up to 90%Energy Saving
  • Energy loss to heat: 5%
  • Contain Mercury: No
  • Emit UV-rays: No

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