LED Filament GLS Light Bulbs
These LED Filament GLS Light Bulbs are bang on trend offering style and sophistication, while not compromising on quality or light. Coming in a range of Wattages, from 4W (40 Watt alternative) to 7W (60 Watt alternative), these LED Filament GLS Light Bulbs are perfect for creating a relaxed yet modern atmosphere.
Leading UK lighting retailer BLT Direct is urging the UK to make the switch to LED bulbs as part of this push, and has set out a list of 10 reasons why every Brit should get on-board the LED lighting bandwagon...Read More »
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The global LED lighting market has developed so that a wider range than ever of LED Light Bulbs/LED Tube Lights are now available, in a plethora of styles, shapes and designs. There are now LED Light Bulbs on sale which imitate the appearance of trad…Read More »
LED Light Bulbs are described as being 'instant on', meaning that they will reach full brightness as soon as they are turned on. One of the major strengths of using LED technology to illuminate your environment is that they will be able to provide yo…Read More »
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Replacing wattage as the standard unit of brightness, Lumens is a new measure introduced with the arrival of energy saving and LED Light Bulbs. This was due to these types of bulbs being able to emit the same amount of light as conventional equivalents, with a greatly reduced power consumption.
Kelvin is a term used to describe the colour temperature, often displayed as just the letter K. Some common colour temperatures are 2700K, 3000K and 6500K, which relate to Very Warm White, Warm White and Daylight Light Bulbs.
Colour temperature, sometimes refered to as CCT (correlated colour temperature), is simply a method of describing the colour characteristics of a light bulb. Colour temperatures range from low (warm/yellowish) type colours all the way up to high (white/bluish) light.
Colour temperature is measured in "Kelvin" which is explained in more detail below. More information can be found on our colour temperatures example page.
Brightness is the term used to describe the effect of luminance on an observer. The maximum brightness is said to be found in Pure White whilst the minimum is expected to be found in Pure Black.
Glare is a term used to describe the visual impairment caused by excessive brightness. Glare can be divided into discomfort glare and disability glare. Discomfort Glare is when a light source in the field of view causes an instinctive need to look away due to overall illumination being too bright. Disability glare is where a light source outside of the field of view causes reduced visibility inside the field of view.
Instant Start is the term used to describe the instantaneous ignition of a light bulb. The term can be used in reference to Control Gear and LED Light Bulbs.