Incandescent bulbsFind out what are the advantages and disadvantages of different types of light bulbs.
Some advantages are that these types of bulbs are very cheap. They come in many shapes and sizes and many colors.
These are one of the best light sources on the market. They are very energy efficient and they don’t get very hot. The give a bright, diffuse light, and can come in many colors. Disadvantages are just a few and include somewhat higher initial costs and that they are very sensitive to low air temperatures.
These light sources are very cheap, very efficient and have a very long life span. The problem is that there is a small variety of fixtures selections, mainly for outdoor use. The initial cost are much higher than ordinary bulbs and have a potential for glare.
High pressure sodium
They are very good if you want very low operating costs – this means they are very efficient, and have a very long life span. The disadvantages are that they are very expensive, they have a strong glare, poor color rendition and are mainly used for outdoor illumination.