Using LED Lights This Holiday

LED lighting can be used anywhere and everywhere this holiday season and throughout the year. LED is an acronym for Light Emitting Diode, the technical description of the energy-saving lighting products. LED lights emit very low heat and carbon dioxide and they can be recycled. This reduces the risk of fire and keeps the air inside and out much cleaner. They use up to 80 percent less energy than incandescent bulbs and they last for years. A 50-light string of incandescent tree lights uses an average of 250 watts while a 70-light string of LED lights uses about three watts. New technology The light bulb's color is in the LED's semiconductor chip. The light's outside case can be clear or colored. In contrast, the incandescent lights are all clear white or yellow with the casing carrying the color. Those colors can fade over time while the LED colors do not change. LED lights come in all sizes and shapes. This includes round bulbs and the standard C5, C6, C7 and C9 …
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