When choosing light, people are often troubled by what kind of light to choose, the CFL or LED light. Before making decision, you should know the difference between them. The following will make a comparison between CFL and LED light.
CFL light has mercury pollution during production and after usage which is strictly noticed by countries all over the world at present. More and more people realize that mercury is dangerous. As for LED light, it has no mercury and it is simple and easy to install and remove the light. It can be recycled not only by producers but also by other people.
CFL light is made of glasses which means it is breakable, not easy to transport and install. While, LED light is solid-state encapsulation, belonging to the cold light source type. It is convenient for transportation and installation, able to be placed in any tiny or closed equipment. There is no need to worry about vibration or heat dissipation.
CFL light is not durable, easy to be damaged. As for LED light, it has a long life span and it can work at high speed. If CFL light turn on or off quite frequently, the filament will be black and damaged, and the light will be out of use. Therefore, LED light is more durable than CFL light.
On the other hand, thank to low color rendering index of LED light, the color display under the led light is no as real as CFL light. As the technology the LED light applies is not as perfect and mature as the CFL light, the price of LED light is higher than CFL light.
The above has shown the differences between CFL and LED light, both of which has its own advantages and disadvantages. You can choose the most suitable one for yourself based on the above information and your needs.