Your Solar Farmers

Cool Comparisons

For You, From Bati Energy.

Energy Efficiency
& Energy Costs
Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs)  Incandescent
Light Bulbs
Compact Fluorescents (CFLs) 

Life Span (average)

50,000 hours

Approximately,

12years at 10hr/day

20years at 6hr/day

1,200 hoursApproximately, 4month at 10hr/day

6month at 6hr/day

8,000 hoursApproximately,

2.2years at 10hr/day

3.5years at 6hr/day

Watts of electricity used
(equivalent to 60 watt bulb). 

6 – 8 watts

60 watts

13 – 15 watts

Kilo-watts of Electricity used  

32 KWh/yr.

Or

32 Units per year

320 KWh/yr.

Or

320 Units per year

55 KWh/yr.

Or

55 Units per year.

Annual Operating Cost   

Rs. 176/yr.

Rs.1760/yr.

Rs.303/yr.

LEDs use less power (watts) per unit of light generated (lumens). LED has the Cheapest Operating Cost and Highest Life Span.

 

 Calculations: at Avg. Electricity cost Rs. 5.5 per unit, at usage of 10hr per day per year

Environmental 
Impact

Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs)

 

Incandescent
Light Bulbs

 

Compact Fluorescents (CFLs)

Contains TOXIC Mercury?

No

No

YES (1mg-5mg) Harmful Mercury

RoHS Compliant ?

YES

YES

NO (Unsafe Mercury)

Carbon Dioxide Emissions ?

204 Kilogram per year

2045 Kilogram per year

476 Kilogram per year

Mercury Content in CFLs is harmful for Human Health and Environment. LED use less power and hence less greenhouse gases into environment from the Coal Generated Power

Fact Files

LED

Incan-descent

CFL

Sensitivity to low temperatures

None

Some

May Not work under -23°C and above 48°C

Sensitive to humidity

No

Some

 

Yes

On/off Cycling   
Effects

No Effect

Some

Yes, Can Reduce Life drastically

Turns on instantly

Yes

Yes

No- Takes time to warm up.

Durability

Very Durable,

Can Handle Jarring and Bumping

Not Durable,

Glass and Filament can Break easily

 

Not Durable,

Glass Can Break Easily

Heat Emitted

3.4 btu/hour

85 btu/hour

 

30 btu/hour

Failure Modes

Not typical

Some

Yes – may catch fire, smoke, or omit an odour

Light Output

LED

Incandescent

CFL

Lumens Watt

Watt

Watt
450 4-5

40

9-13
800 6-8

60

13-15
1100 9-12

75

18-25
1600 16-20

100

23-30
2600 25-28

150

30-55

Contact : energy@batienergy.in              Phone  : +919825972730

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Let us know for any requirements related to solar power products,

We Would love to help you take the Green Route,

for your home, Farm, Factory or Institute.

For You, From Bati Energy.


5 Comment(s)

  1. Joanne Stephenson

    September 27, 2015 at 1:10 am

    Excellent page, Bhavesh! Please teach more about basic solar power systems on your site. Take care, Joanne



  2. led guy in canada

    January 22, 2014 at 10:57 pm

    Not every LED light bulb is rated for 50,000 hours. ENERGY STAR qualified bulbs are only required to be rated for 25,000 hours for a typical 60 watt replacement. Great side-by-side comparison though 🙂 cheers!



  3. Amin Khan

    April 22, 2013 at 10:47 pm

    Great Effort to Promote Green Energy !



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