Why choose LED over Fluorescent lighting for your Drive-Thru Menu Board
Posted by Deval Soni, Triad Displays
Today, Drive-Thru Menu Boards and Lightboxes are offered two ways- with the new, energy efficient Green LED (light emitting diode) lights or with the older, energy draining fluorescent tube lighting. LED is a highly energy efficient lighting technology, and has the potential to fundamentally change the future of lighting in the United States and the world.
Energy-saving Green LED lighting can last upwards of 100,000 hours before needing to be replaced. Fluorescent tube lighting has a lifespan of between 5,000 and 10,000 hours. You would have to replace the average fluorescent tube 10 times to equal the lifespan of one LED light bulb. LED lights will reduce your operating costs for you Drive-thru menu board and help increase your bottom line.
LED Lights are ideal for drive thru menu boards and Lightboxes which can operate great in cold and low outdoor temperature settings. For fluorescent lamps, low temperatures may affect operation and present a challenge, but LED illumination operates so well in cold settings, it’s the perfect light source for outdoor drive thru menu boards.
Benefits of LED lighting for Drive- Thru Menu Boards
• Long Lasting
• Does Not Cause Heat Build Up
• More Energy Efficient Than Any other Light Source on The Market Today
• Cost Effective
• Ecologically Friendly