- Published in issue 8/2017 on page 58
Evaluating the Lifetime Behaviour of LED Systems
The path to a sustainable luminaire business model
One of the strongest propositions of power Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) is their long lumen maintenance – their ability to continue producing light output for many years of use, in contrast to most conventional light sources, which force users to go through repeated and frequent failure-and-replacement cycles. The market perception of an LED’s reliability is reinforced by the widespread practice among lighting manufacturers of offering long warranties on their LED luminaires.