LED lighting, the best energy efficient lighting with the latest technology, is a lamp or other light that uses light-emitting diodes (LEDs) as a source of illumination.
LED stands for ‘Light Emitting Diode’, a semiconductor device that converts electricity into light. LEDs are electronic components that produce light by conversion of electrical energy directly to light by the movement of electrons within the material of the diode. They were invented in Russia in the 1920s and put into practical use in the United States in the 1960s by General Electric. In the late 1960s, Monsanto Corporation was the first to mass-produce LEDs, and Hewlett-Packard used them in its early calculators.
LED lighting is different from the traditional lighting. These lighting products are super energy efficient, using approximately 85% less energy than that of halogen or incandescent lighting–meaning significant savings on your power bills. They also have a much longer lifespan than other types of lighting. However, they can be put into traditional lamps or lighting equipment and used like most other lights.
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