Why LED wall lights are the future 👽

If you're shopping around for the best wall light for your space you're probably seeing the word 'LED' in your search. 

Here's everything you need to know about why LED lights are an awesome option for cozy, vibe-y lighting.

The LED (Light Emitting Diode) is the best thing to happen to lighting since sliced bread (did I get that right??). But what exactly is an LED light, and how does it differ from its predecessor - and maybe now arch nemesis??? - the incandescent bulb?

What is an LED Light and why does Poplight use one?

Let's keep it simple: an LED light is a semiconductor device that emits light when an electric current passes through it.

Ok, not sure if that was super simple but we'll keep trying...

Unlike traditional incandescent bulbs, which rely on heating a filament to produce light, LEDs generate light through a process called electroluminescence. This process involves the movement of electrons within the semiconductor material, producing photons – the basic units of light. ☀️

What makes LEDs Different from Incandescent Lighting (aka your grandma's wall light)?

LEDs are the GOAT of lighting for a few reasons 👇

  1. Energy Efficiency: LED lights are far more energy-efficient than incandescent bulbs. Like A LOT more efficient. 🌱 

  2. Longevity: LED lights have an exceptionally long lifespan compared to incandescent bulbs, lasting tens of thousands of hours. This longevity means no need to replace a bulb, saving you time and money, and keeping trash out of landfills. 🌎

  3. Versatility: LEDs are much smaller than incandescent bulbs, meaning you can get the same amount of light from a much smaller part. LEDs are available in a wide range of colors and color temperatures.

You're probably seeing the light now. 🙌🏻

👉 And for all these reasons, Poplight uses an LED to add renter friendly wall lighting to your space in seconds. 

Because Poplight uses an LED, you get tons of features that only an LED can provide:

  • Poplight has 3 built in color temperatures that you can toggle between
  • Poplight is dimmable
  • You can connect your Poplights to the Poplight app - allowing you to control your Poplights from your phone!

No bulbs to change, no inefficient bulbs eating into your electric bill, and no bulky fixtures.  

This is wall lighting design for everyone. 🌈

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