The days of the compact fluorescent light bulb appear to be numbered, after manufacturer General Electric (GE) announced that it would be phasing out these products in favour of LED lighting panels and other similar products.

The company announced on its website that it would be “breaking up with compact fluorescent lamps”, no longer producing the coiled compact lights in the US and focusing on the LED market instead.

Speaking about the decision, the firm observed: “The bulbs briefly accounted for about 30 per cent of US light bulb sales. But the bulbs, which heat gas rather than a filament, were never really beloved, and last year accounted for just 15 per cent of sales.”

LED lighting has become increasingly popular over the last couple of years, particularly for businesses that are keen to take advantage of more energy-efficient lighting, as well as the savings benefits of investing in these products.

One of the most attractive and appealing aspects of using LED lights is how long they last. These kinds of bulbs have a life expectation of 100,000 hours, so businesses won’t have to worry about changing the bulbs for quite some time.

In addition, any company keen to boost their green credentials can easily do so by switching to LED panels. Compared with traditional bulbs, these products are up to 90 per cent more energy efficient, so it’s no surprise that the older filament bulbs are being phased out in favour of more contemporary LEDs.

To find out more about these products and how you could benefit from using them, get in touch with us here at LED Panel Store today.