By June Bisantz
LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes) are:
- long lasting; LEDs can last up to 10 years at full brightness.
- energy efficient; LEDs generate very little heat, so a much higher percentage of electrical power goes directly to generating light, reducing power usage.
- capable of generating a larger spectrum of colors than other forms of lighting.
- more robust than regular light sources because they are encased in resin.
- more adaptable to modern electronic circuits.