” … energy saving is real when you dim LEDs – the more you dim, the more you save. The more you dim, the cooler the lamp operates resulting in reduced lumen depreciation as well as a longer lifetime of the LEDs driver.”
By Dr Marthinus Smit and Tracey Steyn, Shuttle Lighting
Dimming LEDs in homes, offices and even warehouses is a common requirement – mainly for the aesthetic value that dimming adds to a living or working environment.
Electricity consumption has been increasing rapidly, depleting natural resources such as coal and oil and, consequently, the cost of electricity has steadily increased. The result of this has been a global switch to LED lighting and energy efficient lighting systems.