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Monthly Archive: September 2017

What Are Different Types of LED Lights

Here is a brief introduction to various types of LED lights we come across in our daily life.

Miniature LED’s :

These are the smallest variants in the types of LED’s available. They produce a narrow and intense beam of light. We usually come across them in our television remote controls. They also have a wide range of applications in mobile phones, other remote sensors, circuit boards, digital cameras and so on.

Application Specific LED :

AS LED’s are a collection of a huge number of LED lights to form a particular pattern. They mostly have commercial applications. They are highly customised to fit the need of the customer. We come across them in big display screens on various occasions, bill boards and public displays. There can either be two or three color combinations in AS LED’s.

LED strips :

These LED’s have a unique configuration as compared to the other variants. They are mounted on thin flexible circuit boards with the help of adhesive coatings. The high power nature makes them to appear like a train small twinkling stars. They are gaining lot of popularity off late due to new found applications in many DIY crafts.

Directional – reflector LED’s :

Reflector LED’s are the best choice to light up a wide area with the help of directional bulbs. They are highly energy efficient and emit light in the form of uniform beams. They find application in godowns and markets where goods sensitive to UV light are stored.

LED candle bulbs :

This is another variants which has garnered a lot of customer appreciation. They produce dim and warm light across a given room. They are installed for decorative purposes in homes, restaurants and other places.

Hope this information will be useful for you in purchasing the right LED’s.

Top 3 Ways to Decorate Your Home with LED Light Strips

You can choose from the wide range of LED’s available in the market for different decorative purposes. Here are the best ideas to use strip LED’s in home decor.

Decorating The Window And Door Frames

You can add an aesthetic touch to your home by decorating the window and door frames using the strip LED’s. You can stick the strip LED’s on the edges of window and door. You can decorate in the corners of these edges to fill up space. You can exclusively buy the water resistant strip LED’s to decorate the outer frames. You can flaunt these LED’s on special occasions like family get togethers, holidays, night outs and parties.

Decorating Your Bedside

Bedroom is the most favourite part of our homes. This is the comfy nest for most of us. You can give a whole new look to your bed and the bedside wall using these strip LED’s. You can simply put them near the headboard. Another option is to stick your favourite photographs to the bedside wall and decorate them with these strip LED’s.

Decorating Your Kitchen And Dining Space

Kitchen being the most integral part of our homes deserves to look great especially on dinner parties. If you have a dining hall adjacent to the kitchen then you must definitely try this decor option. Just use the strip LED’s around the major kitchen cabinets and the dining place. The next time you host a dinner party you can surprise your guests with the new lighting in the kitchen.

There’s always room for improvement when it is interior decorations. Therefore add your creative ideas to bring better outputs.

Starting an Outdoor Lighting Business

For starting an outdoor lighting business, one should first see the scope and market for same. It’s actually a multi-million dollar market. The right type of lighting does not consumes much energy, gives good output and also reduces cost as well as maintenance. Through one of the surveys it is proved that 25% of the electricity used in the US is basically for the lighting purpose. Everyone enjoys lighting on the night to have a party feel. Everything becomes attractive; therefore the demand is quite high.

One can also get associated with event planning companies, wedding planners, as they really require people who create a beautiful ambience with lighting all around. Marketing your product is very important to get a good business.

While starting, a person can also think of LED lights, also called as Light Emitting Diodes, it started with small units emitting colored lights, but now has captured a good market segment. Now a lot of advancements are getting done in thermal management, chip controls and technology, optics in Led, making it a perfect source for outside lighting.

One should always take care of the basic expenses that will be involved in start-up like: capital investment, marginal cost, infrastructure cost, labour cost, etc. Then the business plan should be set up keeping all the risk factors in mind. All the things should be perfectly organized, be it material and supplies; job cleanup; location, etc.

This is quite a profitable business if one does it well by putting all his effort and by understanding his competition.

LED Light Manufacturing Business Plan Checklist

The full form of LED is Light Emitting Diode. These lights are becoming popular with every passing day. This light consumes very less electrical energy, which results in lower bills. That is why it is selling in good numbers and lots of people are using it instead of regular tube-lights. It’s a very good business, if one wants to start this business, below is a small and basic checklist to construct a successful plan.

1. Check and Construct Business Plan : It involves market research, identifying demand, identifying the major competition, promotion of the product, machinery quotes, cost calculation that would be required in setting up the complete manufacturing plant. Business objective, vision and mission should be accurately summarized.

2. Defining Cost and Investment : Infrastructure cost, fixed capital investment, working capital investment, pricing of the product should be clearly defined.

3. Check Business Compliances : Business should be registered with government authority based on the business pattern and investment ratio, licensing factors should be checked.

4. Check Location : Checkindustrial zone depending on the Led light operation area, storage, packing and office functions.

5. Machinery :  Check machinery (mounting/ assembling) that needs to be there as per the LED that one needs to produce.

6. Manufacturing Technology : Should be sourced from Government organizations at certain fees.

7. Manpower : Build manpower for domestic and international marketing and for various other operations.

8. Promotion : Various social mediums should be selected for promoting the product.
Other things should include making a website, and creating a contact us page, so that inquiries keep coming in.