National Led Light Day

National LED Light Day is a holiday that’s observed every October 7th and is a day that commemorates the invention of the LED light. This light was first invented in 1962, but it wasn’t until the 2000s that these lights began to become popular.

The reason it took so long for these bulbs to become a mainstream lighting option has a lot to do with their cost. When the red LED first came out, it cost over $200 a bulb. Now, they can be bought for a fraction of the price. So make sure that you celebrate this invention and the way that it has changed the modern world.

Interesting Facts About LED Lights

Now we’ve come to the section of the article where we take a few moments to find some interesting LED light facts that we can share with everyone. And we’ve found some pretty illuminating facts if we do say so ourselves. So without further ado, let’s take a closer look at the facts that we’ve uncovered.

  • Approximately 95% of an LED is recyclable.
  • LEDs contain no mercury.
  • LED lights are proven to breed fewer bacteria than fluorescent bulbs when used in fresh food displays.
  • If the entire U.S. replaced half of its incandescent Christmas lights with LED lights, it would save approximately $17 billion.
  • LED bulbs produce less ultraviolet and infrared radiation, so they attract fewer insects.

Observing National LED Light Day

If you truly want to celebrate National LED Light Day, you’re going to want to take the time to learn more about light-emitting diodes. Most people don’t know that these bulbs have a fascinating history.

Another way that this holiday can be observed is by heading to a lighting showroom near you and looking at some of the new LED lights that they have on display. And finally, you can use the hashtag #NationalLEDLightDay to spread the word about this holiday online.

When is it?
This year (2023)
October 7 Saturday
Next year (2024)
October 7 Monday
Last year (2022)
October 7 Friday
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