In contrast to most light sources, LEDs radiate almost no heat in the form of IR (Infrareds) that can cause damage to sensitive objects or fabrics. Wasted energy is dispersed as heat through the base of the LED.

Also, LEDs (unless designed otherwise) emit minimum UV radiation, which has led to a widespread claim that LED lights do not attract insects. The fact is LED lights attract less insects due to emitting almost no raditation on the ultraviolet range, which specially attracts insects, but on an area with no alternatives source of light, and a population of insects, the LED light will still attract them, so don’t expect miracles.

Other questions About LED Lighting:

What is a LED?

Why do LEDs use such little power?

What are the advantages of LED lighting?

Are LEDs really more efficient?

Can LEDs help me save money?

Do LEDs emit IR or UV radiation?

What is the expected life of a LED?

Do LEDs emit heat?

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