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Four reasons to choose an LED bulb for your desk lamp

Four reasons to choose an LED bulb for your desk lamp

February 1, 2016 By Edel Treanor

The desk lamp is an ubiquitous fixture in most offices and homes. Typically these desk lamps use conventional incandescent or fluorescent light bulbs. These are not always the best choice. LED bulbs for desk lamps are a new alternative desk light solution that have a lot of benefits.The desk lamp is an ubiquitous fixture in most offices and homes. A typical example uses a conventional incandescent or fluorescent light bulb, but these are not always the best choice. LED bulbs for desk lamps are a new alternative desk light solution that has a lot of upsides. As LED lamp technology continues to advance, costs have come down and light quality has increased dramatically. LEDs are rapidly becoming the light source of choice for a wide variety of lighting applications. Perhaps nowhere are they more suited to the task, than in desk lights.

Low power requirements

The best LED lamps have a big advantage over competitors in terms of low power requirements. As it stands right now, LED lamps used in desk lights use far less power than incandescent bulbs.

Long lifespan

LED bulbs have an incredible lifespan. They don't have the same filaments that incandescent bulbs have and they don't create a great deal of heat, so that means they last a very long time. A LED light bulb is more expensive, true, but it also lasts 10 to 20 times longer than a conventional light source.

Savings

Although using LED lamps for desk lights and task lamps may carry a higher initial price tag than their classic counterparts, LED lamps offer significant savings on the annual operating costs of the lamp. LED lamps use a fraction of the electricity of halogen and incandescent lamps, therefore saving you a lot of energy and money.

Light where you need it

LEDs are directional light sources, which means that they create a beam of light, rather than simply projecting light out in all directions, like fluorescent, incandescent and halogen bulbs do. Many halogen bulbs are housed within reflectors to guide light into a beam, but they will never achieve the beam precision of LED sources.

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