LEDs are a relatively new kind of lighting, and the way they work is different to more traditional lighting solutions – some major, and some minor.
Voltage is one of those differences – and knowing what voltage to use is important when buying any type of light bulb. Continue reading →
The lighting industry has many standards governing the safety and performance of lighting products. When testing the life-expectancy of a bulb, manufacturers must abide by these standards. Continue reading →
If you're running a low-voltage (12 volt) lighting system in your home or business premises, you can save money and significantly lower your carbon emissions by switching to low-voltage LED light bulbs such as MR16 or MR11s.
The MR16 LED Spotlight Bulb for example, requires just 4 watts of electricity to produce 300 lumens of brightness. This is the equivalent of a 50 watt traditional halogen spotlight bulb, meaning that it will save you more than 90% on your electricity bill by switching to LED. Continue reading →
The impending EU ban on incandescent bulbs means that you’ll no longer be able to buy traditional halogen light bulbs. This means that the only lights that will be left on the market are energy efficient variants.
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One of the really great things about LEDs is that they work in all your existing fittings – saving you the hassle of having to change them.
You might find it a little confusing though with so many fittings to choose from – that’s why we’ve prepared this handy guide for all our customers to use. Continue reading →
Here at Wholesale LED Lights, we sell LED lights, unsurprisingly. However, you might have heard of LED and OLED technology, and wish to know the difference. Here’s an explanation of the two, and why they’re different.
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Not to be confused with the ambient hot/cold temperature of our surroundings, colour temperature is a characteristic of visible light that has applications in lighting, photography, cinema and manufacturing. Continue reading →
The emergence of energy-efficient LED light bulbs in the last few years has made choosing bulbs to replace your existing, wasteful incandescent bulbs a lot less simple than it used to be. Continue reading →