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Cree and LightRabbit.co.uk Pass the Test for Indoor and Outdoor LED Bulbs
The more bulbs you can convert to LEDs, the lower your power costs will be, and if you have a few outside lights that burn all night, you need to find a lighting solution that produces LED bulbs that can be used indoors and outdoors. We’ve tried and tested Cree’s replacement 60W LED bulb, along with LightRabbit.com 60SMD glass covered 50W replacement bulb and NxtGen Series III 4.6W GU10 to see how they square up against one another.
If you want an A-grade LED lighting UK replacement for traditional bulbs, Cree definitely have a premium product. They generate the same look and light as incandescent bulbs, but are cheaper to run. If you are a fan of traditional light bulbs, these will certainly impress as they have been created with glass. There’s no flicker when you switch them on, providing instant light for use all around the home.
As far as life span goes, you can expect around 25,000 hours at 800 lumens of light, using 9W of electricity. They are also extremely versatile, and can be used indoors or outdoors and are available in dimmable and non-dimmable options. In terms of energy efficiency, you can expect an 84% power saving, compared to traditional light bulbs.
If you want to increase your savings to 90%, then you should have a look at the 60SMD glass covered GU10 LED light bulbs, available from LightRabbit.com. These are 50W replacement bulbs that also come with a 30-year life span and our 5 year guarantee.
They are also available in warm and cool white so you can find a bulb for every room of your home. They have a wide beam angle of 120° (degrees), and are available as dimmable so you have full control over the intensity of light in your home. They produce light at 380 lumens and have an expected lifespan of 50,000 hours, double that of the Cree product. They are also suitable for use indoors and outdoors.
If you’d like a narrower beam angle the NxtGen Series III 4.6W from LightRabbit.com produces 450 lumens of light at a 60-degree beam angle. This product is also suitable for use inside and outside of the home and can be used to replace a 50W traditional bulb. They fit into any existing GU10 fitting and are extremely competitively priced to ensure that converting your home to energy efficient lighting doesn’t have to cost you a fortune.