LED lights use up to 33% less energy making them the perfect option for your exterior Christmas lights that stay on all hours of the night for an extended period of time saving you money. There are also several other advantages to choose LED lights over incandescent lights.
As stated above, LED Christmas lights use up to 1/3 less power than incandescent lights, which will minimize your monthly electric bill for December. LED lights are more expensive to purchase than incandescent lights, but the savings you see in other areas make the purchase worthwhile. LED lights usually pay for themselves over time as they are long lasting items that you can use over and over again. To further reduce your energy consumption, plug your LED lights into automatic timers. This is beneficial for both outdoor and indoor use. And it’s one less thing to worry about during the stressful holiday season.
LED Christmas lights are available in all the traditional sizes of C7 and C9 bulbs as well as mini light strings. However, they also come in many more options. They are used in many other novelty lights such as snowfall lights, LED ribbons, candles and lanterns. LED lights also come in omni-directional and wide angle options.
Long Lasting and Durable
Incandescent lights are usually made of glass making them easier to shatter and increases the risk of house fires. LED lights are made of plastic, epoxy lenses which are much sturdier and break resistant. LED lights also have a lifespan of nearly 10 times longer than incandescent lights. LED lights also do not have filaments that heat up and burn out like incandescent lights. This keeps the bulbs cool to the touch.
Homeowners are always looking for an environmentally friendly option. LED lights use less energy which helps keep natural resources needed for energy on earth longer and also reduces the amount of pollution from power plants. LED lights use less wattage than incandescent lights making them the more eco-friendly choice.
Overall, LED Christmas lights are the much smarter choice. If you are in the market for new lights we highly recommend going with the LED option. They are long lasting, difficult to break, don’t get hot and use less energy leading to money savings!