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What is LED lighting?

LED lighting is a lighting technology that uses light-emitting diodes (LEDs) to produce light. LEDs are electronic devices that emit light when an electric current is applied to them. Unlike incandescent bulbs and fluorescent lamps, LEDs do not have filaments that burn out, allowing them to last much longer and be more energy efficient.

Technically speaking, LED lighting works by converting electrical energy into light. Light-emitting diodes consist of a semiconductor material sandwiched between two layers of conductive material. When an electric current is applied through the semiconductor material, electrons move through the material and release energy in the form of photons of light.

The quality of the light emitted by LEDs can be adjusted by choosing different semiconductor materials and combining different light colours. In addition, the direction and angle of the light emitted by LEDs can be controlled by the design of the surrounding lenses.

In general, LED lighting is a very energy-efficient technology, which means that it uses much less energy to produce the same amount of light than other lighting technologies. This is partly because LEDs do not generate as much heat as other lighting technologies, which means that less energy is lost as heat rather than light. In addition, LEDs can be controlled with greater precision and flexibility than other lighting technologies, allowing them to be used in a wide variety of lighting applications.

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LED Light DLight

€24.00

LED Light DLight

White LED light with power between 10 to 30W (adjustable by phase cutting). It has certain finishes in the interior that offer a high decorative value. Thanks to its bright design, it offers a high degree of visual comfort. 

Two modes are available depending on the desired light color temperature: the 3000K version is designed for residential installations, while the 4000K alternative is designed for commercial installations.

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LED Light NICE-S Round

€31.85

LED Light NICE-S Round

LED light from 6 to 9W of power. It has certain finishes in the interior that offer a high decorative value. Thanks to its bright design, it offers a high degree of visual comfort. It has different regulation systems such as: phase cutting or DALI (Digital Addressable Lighting Interface), among others. 

Two modes are available depending on the desired light color temperature: the 3000K version is designed for residential installations, while the 4000K alternative is designed for commercial installations.

It is possible to customize the color of the luminaire with the 5 colors offered.

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More about LED lighting

LED lighting has become a popular alternative to traditional lighting, such as incandescent and fluorescent lamps, due to its many advantages. Some of these advantages are:

  • - Energy efficiency: LEDs consume less energy than traditional lamps, which means they can significantly reduce energy costs.
  • - Long lifetime: LEDs have a much longer lifetime than traditional lamps, which means they do not need to be replaced as often.
  • - High quality of light: LEDs can produce high quality light, with a wide range of colour temperatures and brightness levels.
  • - Design flexibility: LEDs are small and can be designed in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, allowing for greater design flexibility in lighting.

In addition, LED lighting is safer and more environmentally friendly as it does not contain hazardous materials such as mercury and does not emit ultraviolet or infrared radiation.

LED lighting is used in a wide range of applications, from residential and commercial lighting to outdoor lighting, automotive lighting and signage. There are different types of LED lamps, such as LED filament lamps, LED tube lamps, LED projection lamps and others.

Which type of LED gives the most light?

The level of brightness or amount of light emitted by an LED depends mainly on its power and efficiency. There is no specific type of LED that always gives the most light, but there are some key considerations to keep in mind when looking for LEDs that produce the most light:

  • - Wattage: In general, higher wattage LEDs have the ability to emit more light. High-power LEDs, also known as High-Intensity LEDs (HI-LEDs), are designed to provide higher levels of brightness. For example, LEDs used in automotive headlight or floodlight illumination are often high-powered to generate a bright light.
  • - Luminance or Lumen Output: Luminous flux is measured in lumens (lm) and is a direct measure of the amount of light emitted by an LED. High-power LEDs typically have a higher luminous flux compared to low-power LEDs.
  • - Luminous Efficiency: Some LEDs are more efficient in terms of generating more light per unit of energy consumed. Advances in LED technology have led to the creation of more efficient LED chips, which means that more light can be obtained with less energy consumption.
  • - LED design: The design of the LED, including the arrangement of the diodes and the way the light is distributed, can also influence the amount of light emitted. High-power LEDs are usually designed to maximise light output.
  • - Cooling: High-power LEDs can generate heat, which can affect their efficiency and lifespan. Some designs incorporate cooling systems to ensure that the LED performs optimally and maintains high brightness.

When looking for LEDs that provide more light, look at the luminous flux specification in lumens and wattage. This will give you an idea of the efficiency of the light emitted by the LED. However, keep in mind that the design and quality of the LED are also important factors in the final brightness, so make sure you choose products from reliable and reputable manufacturers.

 

What are the different types of LED lights?

There are several types of LED lights designed for different applications and needs. Here is a list of the most common types of LED lights:

  • - General Purpose LEDs: These are similar to traditional light bulbs and are used in home, office and commercial lighting applications. They come in different shapes and sizes, such as A19 bulbs, reflector bulbs (BR), T8 tubes, among others.
  • - Recessed LEDs: These lights are recessed into ceilings and walls, providing discreet recessed lighting. They are popular in interior lighting and are commonly used in kitchens, corridors and offices.
  • - Dimmable LEDs: These LEDs can be adjusted to change the intensity of the light. They are ideal for creating variable moods and for saving energy at times when less light is needed.
  • - LED Strips: These are flexible and thin, and are made up of small LEDs along the length of the strip. They are used for decorative lighting, highlighting contours and creating lighting effects indoors and outdoors.
  • - LED Spotlights: Designed to direct light in a specific direction, LED spotlights are common in accent lighting, stage lighting, and in shop and window lighting.
  • - LED Vehicle Headlights: Used in automotive and motorbike headlights because of their ability to provide bright light and improved visibility.
  • - LED Panels: These are thin and flat, and are used in ceilings to create an illumination of the ceiling and soft indoors.
  • - LED Desk Lamps: Provide concentrated light for work and study areas. They are usually adjustable to direct light where it is needed.
  • - LED Grow Lights: Designed for indoor plant cultivation, these lights emit specific light spectrums that promote plant growth and photosynthesis.
  • - Signal Lighting: LEDs are ideal for emergency exit signs, traffic signage and illuminated signs due to their durability and brightness.
  • - Display Lighting: LEDs are used in televisions, computer monitors and digital signage displays due to their ability to provide bright colours and enhanced contrast.
  • - Stage and Event Lighting: LEDs are essential in stage lighting for live shows, concerts, theatres and events.

These are just a few examples of the different types of LED lights available on the market. Each type of LED light is designed to meet specific lighting needs and offers advantages in terms of efficiency, durability and versatility.