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The Many

Advantages Of LED Lights

Light-emitting diodes, or LEDs for short, have been around since the 1960s, but the past few years have seen a drastic increase in their popularity. Now, LEDs can be found in everything from traffic signals to smartphone screens, and of course, outdoor and landscape lighting. Local governments everywhere are upgrading their street lights to LEDs, businesses are retrofitting their facilities, and car manufacturers are even using LEDs in their lighting to dramatic effect.

So, what’s behind the recent explosion in the LED’s popularity? In fact, there are many benefits to cutting-edge LED lighting systems that make them the perfect choice for your outdoor lights. Simply put, modern LEDs are cheaper to operate, more versatile, longer-lasting, and easier to maintain than more traditional types of lighting. They use low-voltage systems that are safer and simpler to maintain, as well. On this page, we’ll dig a little deeper into all the advantages LEDs will bring to your outdoor lighting.

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How LED's Work

Simpler & More Robust

Traditional incandescent lights generally consist of a thin glass bulb with all the air inside removed. Electricity is fed through a small strand of metal, called a filament, which glows red-hot and produces light. These bulbs break easily, their filaments burn out, they can get too hot to touch, and they’re actually not very energy efficient.

LEDs are different. They’re far smaller than most incandescent bulbs and use plastic epoxy lenses that are much more durable than glass. They’re “solid-state”, meaning they don’t need a vacuum to operate. This enables LEDs to produce light directly from electrical current without passing it through a fragile filament. That means they last much longer than incandescent bulbs. It also means they use significantly less electricity to produce the same amount of light as a traditional light bulb—80% less electricity, to be exact. All of these features lead to many benefits for your outdoor lighting system.

All The Benefits LEDs Bring To You In Raleigh, NC

Although LED light fixtures might cost a bit more to install than their incandescent or halogen counterparts, it won’t be long before you’ll recoup those costs in energy usage. Because LEDs use 80% less electricity and operate on low-voltage systems, you’ll see a huge difference in your energy bill. Plus, the LED bulbs last up to 5 times longer than older types of bulbs, meaning they won’t need to be replaced as often, saving you even more money.
Smaller size, greater durability, longer life, and lower energy consumption all sound great, but what do these features bring to you when it comes to your outdoor lighting? It turns out there are multiple key benefits to installing cutting-edge LED lighting systems from the expert team at Twilight Design Group (TDG).

You'll Have Less

To Worry About

LEDs last much longer than incandescent and halogen bulbs. They also draw less current, which results in far less maintenance than you might think. In fact, with a normal yearly inspection from our expert team, you can expect your LED-based outdoor lighting system to deliver reliable performance for many years to come. As a bonus, when they do need to be serviced, their low-voltage wiring allows for faster, easier, less-expensive repairs.

Far More Control

Our cutting-edge LED lighting is available with a range of options for timers and control systems. Whether you want hands-off operation you can set and forget or the latest in smartphone control, we can deliver. You can even get multi-zone controls and multicolor lights you can program to any color you want. Red, white, and blue for the Fourth of July? You got it! Spooky orange for Halloween? It’s as easy as pushing a button on your mobile device.