What are LEDs? How do they work?

LED stands for light-emitting diode. LEDs are small light sources that become illuminated by the movement of electrons through a semiconductor material. More.

Low-Powered LEDs

LEDs used to draw attention to something, such as an exit sign, a green power button on a computer, or a red blinking
light on a video camera.

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High-Powered LEDs

LEDs used to illuminate an area. ENERGY STAR qualified LED lighting uses multiple illuminator LEDs inside a fixture to produce white light.

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