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Old 09-30-08, 04:03 PM   #3
groar
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I use them in 2 locations :
  • Over the washbasins in the bathroom : 3x1.4W to replace 2x40W+30W
  • Near the change table in baby's room : 1x1.4W (blue) to replace a 35W
In both cases it's to avoid to receive too much light before going to sleep.

The blue LED have been very effective to keep everybody asleep when the baby needed to be changed during the night. Now it's always used by evening before the baby is going to sleep.

The LED in the bathroom are useful by night. In the morning during winter we use the 12W CFL (equiv 60W), during summer we use nothing and in between we use the LED.

About efficiency I have the feeling that the CFL have a better coefficient between consumption and lightning than LED, but this is my feeling.

The directional light is useful in several situations
  • the ones in which I use them
  • a little room, such as the toilets
  • a lamp on a desk
  • over a worktop
  • ...

Denis.

PS ooops I forgot to complete my lightning thread this week-end...
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