LED or light emitting diode, is the new wave of light sweeping across the world. Not only is it cost effective to use, it is very efficient in every capacity of lighting your home and business.
LED lighting technology is quickly replacing our CFL, incandescent, and other conventional types of lighting in our places of play, business, and home. There are a lot of good qualities in LED lighting, such as low energy consumption, ample lighting, and a broad spectrum of use, but it hasn't always been that way.
In its infancy, LED's as we refer to them, were expensive, not very practical, and uncontrollable. As with anything new tech that hits the market, it is most usually marked up so that the industry can not only manufacture, but continue research to develop a project to its full potential. The same can be said about LED lighting. Consumers paid for the advancements in LED technology. Using LED's was not as practical as other forms of lighting in the beginning. It wasn't very compatible with lighting fixtures, and there were power regulating issues which affected dimming. Experiment with increasing power would often blow the diode which weakened the light emitted from the diode pod. However, through test and trial, the technology behind the LED was perfected enough to be integrated into the lighting market as a viable means of illuminating homes, businesses and communities.
LED lighting has become very popular in smart homes because of its practicality and affordability.
Dimming problems have been solved, LED lights have a longer lifespan, and they are comparable in price to other styles of lighting. You'll also notice a difference in your energy bill as well. Take a look at the following chart of costs to see the difference in the three basic means of lighting.
Today, LED's bring a whole new dimension of lighting capabilities with their use.
With your smart home connection, you can change the mood of your home with different colors, brighten a room for warmth, or dim a room for ambience. There are no more flutterings in the lights when dim and no completely cut off when trying to adjust the desired amount of light. It is one of the simplest components to add to your smart home programming.
Call us at (512) 785-0032 to schedule a tour of our Smarter Home Model and see a lighting demonstration first hand.