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Re: [APD] LED's as a light source.
On 5/15/05, Spencer Rozell <srozell at shaw_ca> wrote:
> I also suspect that LED's don't produce as much heat as some of the
> lights we use, reducing the need for fans etc, under the hood.
If Scott is correct -- and he usually is -- that LED's are about as
efficient as fluorescents in terms of light production, then they produce
the same amount of heat per watt as a fluorescent. A 3W bulb (whether
fluorescent, incandescent, or LED) is converting 3W of energy into light and
waste heat. All the energy that isn't going into making light is producing
heat. Higher light production means less energy wasted as heat.
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