How LEDs Can Help Reduce Your Environmental Impact


Contrary to popular belief, a “Carbon Footprint” is nothing to do with making the carpet all dirty after you’ve been walking in coal dust! No, a Carbon Footprint is the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) that’s released into the atmosphere as a direct or indirect result of our everyday activities. These can be anything from driving the car to the shops to something as simple as switching on a light, so let’s have a look at ways that LEDs can reduce our Carbon Footprint and our impact on the environment…


Out With The Old (CFLs) and In With The New (LEDs)




For a while, Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs) represented the benchmark by which we’re judged the energy-efficiency of our light bulbs. They were a great deal more energy-efficient than the incandescent bulbs we’ve used for so long but now, with the advent of the LED Bulb (Light-Emitting Diode), people are beginning to replace their bulbs in their droves. Let’s compare the two types, shall we…


LEDs Are Healthier – It’s Official!


It seems that a great many of us are becoming more and more health-conscious – the escalating number of gym memberships in the UK being just one of the indicators. Wouldn’t it follow, therefore, that we’d want to switch to the healthiest form of lighting, too?


LEDs are, without a doubt, the healthiest form of lighting on the market today, and here are just a few of the reasons why…