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LED RESIDENTIAL BULBS ASHEVILLE QUICK STUDY GUIDE


LED’s go way beyond simple cost savings and efficiencies…

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LED's Use Less Energy

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LED's Last Longer

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BITE SIZE FACTS ABOUT LED’s

There is a huge opportunity for home owners to upgrade with LED and see immediate cost savings. LED lighting products increase your energy savings by 20%.

LEDs are able to emit the same brightness as traditional light sources. To make things easier, most retailers quote an equivalent incandescent wattage so consumers can replace their lights and keep the same brightness.

You used to look for
WATTS (Energy)
Now you look for
LUMENS (Brightness)
Estimates based on typical incandescent bulbs
150 W
2600 lm
100 W
1600 lm
75 W
1100 lm
60 W
800 lm
40 W
450 lm

Frequently Asked Questions

Residential and commercial LED llighting now connects to most forms of older technology:

  • Florescent bay replacements 4x4 or 4x6
  • Track lighting
  • Screw in
  • Recessed bulbs

Make sure you calculate the wattage, temperature and .

WHY ARE LED's SAFER THAT
LEDs contain no mercury, and a recent Energy Department study determined that LEDs have a much smaller environmental impact than incandescent bulbs. They also have an edge over compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) that’s expected to grow over the next few years as LED technology continues its steady improvement.

WHY ARE LED's COOLER?
Unlike incandescent bulbs — which release 90 percent of their energy as heat — LEDs use energy far more efficiently with little wasted heat..

DO I NEED AN ELECTRICIAN TO INSTALL LED's?
Replacing a light bulb to LED is something most folks are qualified to do. However, projects requiring wiring electrical systems typically requires a licensed electrician and conformity with national and local electrical codes.

DO LED's LAST LONGER?
LED lights enjoy a lifespan that is four to forty times longer than several conventional bulbs.  Since the lifespan of industrial LED lights requires less repair, maintenance and replacement your bottom line may be advantaged.

ARE LED's MORE FLEXIBLE?
LED’s may chosen by their varied and wide outputs. LED’s may also be customized and even computer controled to change or tune the Color Rendering Index (CRI), Correlated Color Temperature (CCT), and Foot Candles.

At RA Thomas Electric we recognize there is a need for the residential LED replacement of florescents. Beyond cost savings changing our the entire florescent trough and  the older plastic elements and also improve the quality of lighting. By calling us we can replace your kitchen cieling modules and give your kitchen a brighter and sleeker look. Hot and innefficient track lighting may simply be replaced with the right bulb. Check the manufacturer saftey and interoperability specifications for all DIY replacements projects before proceding. Call us for professional elecrical assistance.

LED REPLACEMENT

Commercial buildings with florescents will see a big cost savings by replacing it with more efficient and OSHA compliant lighting. Typically, the 4×4 and 4×8 troughs are perfectly fits for the new LED cost savings lighting solutions. Note that LED’s may be tuned to emit custom color or spectrum specifications. Contact us about medium sized jobs in Buncombe County, North Carolina. RA Thomas Electric reccomends replacing inefficient Metal Halide, High Pressure and Low Pressure Sodium Lights.with high bay LED commercial lighting. Check out local vendor www.BoyleEnt.com

COMMERCIAL LED LIGHTHING

Track lights of all kinds consume energy. Switching to dimmable LED is an authentic step towards creating mood, ambiance and texture to both commercial and residential interior design. With dimmable LED recessed or track lighting, not only is there a cost value proposition, but there is a great advancement in programmable lighting for shifting colors, spectrums and luminosity across the digital electric gradient. R.A. Thomas Electric provides expert consulting and installation in Buncombe County for transitioning to LED and immediate cost savings on your electric bill.

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