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10 Benefits of Solar Energy

There are many reasons why homeowners and property owners go solar but improving the environment and cutting energy costs are the most common. Many people are aware that solar is a great home efficiency upgrade and are eager to reduce their carbon footprint while also improving property value.

Whether your motivations for going solar are economic, environmental, or personal, this sizable list of solar power benefits will have something for everyone. Here are the top ten reasons why solar energy is good for your home and more popular than ever in the United States.

  • Are LED Lights More Energy Effecient Than Traditional Lights?
    According to Energy Star, LEDs are up to 90% more efficient than incandescent lights.
  • What Lighting Colors Are Available in LED?
    Most LED fixtures come in a color range from warm to cool, or a kelvin range of 2700K (warm) to 5700K (cool).
  • Can LED Lights be used for Interior and Exterior lighting?
    LED lights are great for interior and exterior use. LEDs are weather resistant and can withstand extreme temperatures. They are usually waterproof as well.
  • How Long Do LED Lights Last?
    On average, LED lights can last for at least 10 years of regular usage or 11,000+ hours (10x longer than incandescent lights). This is a disctinct advantage of LED lighting.
  • Is LED Lighting More Expensive to Install?
    The initial cost of new LED lighting is usually more expensive than traditional lighting. However, longterm savings can normally be expected because they will last twice as long if not longer than traditional lights of a similar wattage.
  • What Are the Advantages of Using LED Lights?
    LED Lights offer customizable design options, are more energy-efficient, contain no mercury and offer a better quality light.
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