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We have listed some of our most frequently asked questions relating to LED Lighting to help answer any general queries you may have. If you cannot find the answer to your question here please feel free to contact us using the Live Support chat facility on the homepage of our website or alternatively please email or call 0844 318 1118 and speak with one of the team.

What is ‘LED Lighting’?

A Light Emitting Diode (LED) is a semiconductor light source typically used for lighting and illumination purposes. LED’s are small, durable and need little power to operate. When compared with incandescent lighting LED’s are economically and environmentally the best choice.

How long will an LED bulb last?

A standard 40-watt incandescent bulb has an expected lifespan of 1,000 hours, whereas an LED bulb can continue to operate, whilst consuming less energy, for more than 50,000 hours which is 50 times longer than an incandescent bulb.

What are the benefits of LED bulbs?

Their are countless benefits associated with LED bulbs, here are some examples:

  • These bulbs last longer than their incandescent or halogen counterparts
  • They are very energy efficient consequently reducing your energy bills and also your carbon footprint
  • They are available in a variety of colours and shades that can create the style and ambiance you desire
  • Very little maintenance is required as LED bulbs have a lengthy lifespan and seldom require changing
  • LED lights operate at room temperature reducing the risk of fire and making them very safe for use

What is the difference between ‘Warm White’ and ‘Cool White’?

Warm White and Cool White are two different colours available in LED bulbs and they are each suited to different environments.

Cool lighting makes you feel more energised and spawns concentration and focus. For these reasons it is mostly used in the workplace. Cool lighting is also well suited in your home for certain rooms and would typically be found in your kitchen and bathroom.

Warm lighting on the other hand makes you feel more relaxed and comfortable and is typically used in restaurants. This style of lighting is typically dimmable and is ideally suited to particular rooms within your home like your living room or bedroom.