Feature Article

LEDs: The Future Is Here

LEDs have finally become an economically viable lighting option, but choosing the best LED products still takes knowledge and skill.

November 29, 2011

Though some LED lighting still suffers from many of the problems that plagued early fluorescents, including poor color rendering, inconsistent dimming, questionable quality, and high first costs, the technology has been advancing rapidly. In some applications, LED lighting now provides better energy performance, has a longer lifespan, and requires less maintenance than most of its incandescent, halogen, and fluorescent competitors.