Bill Ellis of Candela Controls shares his thoughts on switching your museum over to LED lighting systems. As Bill mentions in his article, since the introduction of LED lamps and fixtures for white light requirements, LEDs have been taking over, and rightly so. With LED applications producing more lumens with far less energy consumption than tungsten/halogen, and a longer useful life for the application, they are under serious evaluation by many different facilities, including museum operators. Renovations of existing exhibits are worth all the considerations of this technology, there are just key points to watch and maintain for a successful outcome.
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