While LED lighting is becoming mainstream tools including 12 volt led lights, but in the Christmas season, there are still people persist in using traditional incandescent decorative lighting, consumers have said that LED lights flashing is less bright than incandescent, and the light is cold to difficult to create a festive the atmosphere. "Wall Street Journal" reported that many people complain about LED lights. Grand Rapids, O'Neal who is people from in Grand rapids, Michigan said, she passed a home improve LED lights a few days ago, the atmosphere is so warm like hospitals operating room, she said that she is tried to switch to LED lights three years ago, but the whole family oppose and finally back to incandescent lamps. People living in Houston named Grove vowed that he will never switch to LED lights, but more and more local firms selling incandescent less, he had the Internet to find suppliers.
That the people have used LED lights such as 12v led bulbs for many years Milwaukee admits Yapu Si, LED technology is not satisfactory, she described his ranch with the solar LED lights shine at night only a few hours, but during the day when the light up, Ironically. But Yapu Si said, all these years has been progress in LED lights, light a lot better than the first available time.
But there are also people that use LED lights, this bulb easy to use. People in Pa Bike Geneva, Illinois, said this year's Christmas lights with the 100 000 light bulbs, with computer control, you can flash with the song, he described, each costing an average incandescent bulb consumes 100 amps, LED lights only 20 amperes, electricity has been a world of difference, and easy to use, just a switch you can control all the lights. But wind power industry itself from the body of Pa Bike admit, they used better quality of LED lights, $ 10,000 spent by the contractor responsible for engineering, not all people are able to afford such a budget.
Light bulb manufacturers to explain, some people think cheap LED light bulbs can not create a festive atmosphere, because in the past some of the cheap incandescent emits violet blue glow, but the new models of LED light automatically flashes, more suitable for decorative living room, in addition to light are more diversification, both soft white, there are close to traditional C9 incandescent light.
As these advantages, retailers have begun selling LED bulbs tend, Target said that this year sold 40% of Christmas lights in LED light, and this light-market since 2005, the annual sales increase. Firm said, LED light bulbs long life, and energy-saving and safety, in general, LED lights can operate for decades, as if Christmas lights can save 80% electricity, in addition to a large number of light bulbs need to use fewer wires, burned greatly reduce the risk of fuse.
The only drawback is the retail price of LED lights is still high, home goods chain Lowe's said that this year a set of 35 Christmas lights LED light bulbs, the price is 3.97 yuan, although when compared with the 14.99 yuan in 2005 is much cheaper, but still high in incandescent 1.97 yuan. Department of Energy has estimated that LED bulbs are replaced if the country if the cumulative annual electricity savings of 410 million yuan.
To encourage consumers to switch to LED lights, a number of retailers to promote this year to HomeDepot, for example, this year's sale of 88 kinds of LED bulbs, incandescent types only 45 species. In addition, firms also introduced "for light" program last year recovered 152 tons of incandescent bulbs.