Recessed lighting has continued to be a popular choice by homeowners for a modern, streamlined look in kitchens, living spaces, and basements, as well as commercial spaces. With this type of lighting, a lot of energy is used to properly light a space. Thanks to LED lighting, home, and business owners can experience the same amount of lighting, with a few added benefits.
LEDs Use Less Energy
The average LED lightbulb uses an average of 85% less energy than incandescent bulbs and 30% less energy than CFL lightbulbs. They also use less heat, decreasing your cooling costs and don’t contain harmful materials such as mercury, making it easy to dispose of them.
Higher Quality Light
LED lighting does not emit infrared or ultraviolet lights, which is beneficial to protect the colors of fabrics, art, and even the floors in your home. LEDs will provide you with a clean, crisp light, and with a range of color temperatures, you’re able to create the look and feel you prefer in your home.
The higher upfront cost of LED lightbulbs tends to deter people from purchasing them, but they can last up to 25 times longer than incandescent and CFL lightbulbs. One LED lightbulb can last up ten years, depending on usage, drastically reducing your costs for replacement bulbs. LEDs also use less energy, saving you money on your energy bills.
LED Lightbulbs are Dimmable
Most energy-efficient lighting options are not dimmable but LED recessed lights can easily dim and have no side effects, such as flickering. This allows home and business owners to save even more energy in spaces that don’t need their lighting to be as bright as main areas, add mood, and give you the option to create different zones within a space.
Easy Replacement Process
LED lightbulbs are extremely easy to install and don’t typically require any complicated rewiring in homes that have retrofitted electrical. The sizing of the lightbulbs is the same as incandescent and CFL bulbs and replacing the bulbs in your light fixtures is as easy as taking out the old bulbs and screwing in the LED.