Essay on Replacing Incandecent Light Bulbs with LED Lighting

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According to Cnet.com,” When congress passed the Energy Independence and security Act of 2007 (EISA). The incandescent bulb’s days officially became numbered. The law mandated strict new energy standards for lighting designed to kick-start a new era of greener, longer-lasting,more cost-efficient light bulbs and this meant kicking outdated, inefficient bulbs to the curb”(Crist). Led is the replacement for incandescent light bulbs. LED lighting is the future now. They are also long lasting, it saves you money and does not pull lots of energy.
“LED stands for Light Emitting Diode”(“LED definition”). LED is the type of bulb that saves you money when it comes to the light bill. It does not pull much energy unlike other light bulbs. Such as
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Brands of LED’s can tell you the price for each kind of LED bulbs. There is all kinds of brands for any kind of light bulbs. So the average cost of LED bulbs are from $10-$25. “A typical LED uses a friction of the wattage required to power a bright incandescent bulb, and this makes LED’s dramatically more cost-effective over the long run. A 12 watt LED that puts out 800 lumens of light (Lumens are units of brightness for a light source, more on that in just a bit) will add about a buck and a half per year to your power bill if you are using it for 3 hours a day at an energy rate of 11 cents per kilowatt hour(kwh)”(Crist,RY). One of the most expensive LED light bulb is $50. The brand of it is called The Philips L-Prize. “ Its gets favorable reviews, which suggests people are willing to pay more for a high-quality, durable and efficient product”(How To Choose).
LED lights is not only for houses. They have made them for other technologies. For example like for the i phones they have a built in LED light for when you get notifications or calls it starts going off. Now is when iPhones wants to come out with LED in them. Before the iPhone 4’s they did not have any LED built in them. Now when you take a picture the flash is LED you can setup your phone that when you get a notification or a call the LED light starts flashing (“iPhone4”). They also made LED for cars. The LED for cars are not like LED lights for houses. The ones for the cars

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