LED lighting has come into its ownPosted: September 6, 2018 Filed under: SoCal Life Leave a comment
Like most of us I have been using CFL light bulbs as the incandescents have been phased out. They work well, but being fluorescent they are somewhat toxic as they contain trace amounts of mercury.
I have long had my eye on LED lighting, but that was traditionally on the expensive side. No longer.
A while back I needed to replace an indoor flood in the kitchen. What Lowe’s had was a box of reasonably priced LEDs, which I bought. The light was clear and bright. Very nice.
More recently I needed to replace two CFLs in my office that had burned out and I saw that I only had one in the cabinet. I make a point of buying the daylight part of the spectrum as that helps alleviate my winter blues when the days are short. I went to Amazon and found that the daylight LEDs were cheaper than the daylight CFLs. Now that is a major reversal. I bought a box and am pleased with the bright, clear light I get.
We can now move away from CFLs and migrate to LEDs. That is a Good Thing.