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Why Homeowners Should Replace Halogen Bulbs with LED

Homeowners who are looking to upgrade their lighting system should consider replacing their halogen lightbulbs with LED lightbulbs. In doing so, you can enjoy a wide range of advantages.

This month’s blog at BNC Electrical Ltd looks at why homeowners should replace halogen bulbs with LEDs. For information, call us in Moretonhampstead on 01647 440 231.

Commercial Electricians

Energy Efficiency

LED lightbulbs use significantly less energy compared to halogen lightbulbs, and they can last up to 25 times longer. This means that homeowners can save a significant amount of money on their energy bills by switching to LED lightbulbs.

The energy savings can be even greater when you consider that LED lightbulbs are much more efficient than halogen lightbulbs, which typically only convert 10-15% of the energy they consume into light.

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Environmental Benefits

LED lightbulbs are environmentally friendly because they contain no harmful chemicals and are made with materials that are recyclable. Halogen lightbulbs contain a small amount of mercury, which is harmful to the environment and can pose a health risk to people if the bulb breaks.

Additionally, the production of halogen lightbulbs requires the use of energy-intensive processes, which can contribute to environmental degradation.


LED lightbulbs can last up to 25,000 hours, which is much longer than the average lifespan of halogen lightbulbs, which is typically around 2,000 hours. This means that homeowners will need to replace their halogen lightbulbs much more often, which can become costly over time.

Furthermore, LED lightbulbs also have a longer lifespan than halogen lightbulbs, which can save homeowners time and money in the long run.

Light Bulb being replaced
Energy Saving Bulb


Although LED lightbulbs are more expensive upfront, they are cost-effective in the long run because they last much longer and use less energy. This means that homeowners can save money on energy bills and reduce their carbon footprint by switching to LED lightbulbs.


Another advantage of LED lightbulbs is that they are versatile and come in a wide range of styles, colours, and sizes. This means that homeowners can choose LED lightbulbs that match their individual tastes and preferences, and they can find LED lightbulbs that are suitable for any room in their home. For example, LED lightbulbs are available in soft white, warm white, and cool white, which allows homeowners to choose the lighting that best suits their needs.

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For more information on why to use an NICEIC approved contractor or to use our NICEIC approved team at BNC Electrical Contractors, get in touch with us today. You will always receive a fast response from our team and we are happy to discuss all our services. Call us now on 01647 440 231 or 07950 329 873 or fill in our contact form to make an enquiry.