You may not believe it, but the debate over whether LED light technology is better than more traditional fluorescent bulbs is still a hot issue. Proponents of LED bulbs claim that the lights are more energy efficient, last longer and are more environmentally friendly. However, there are many that still think the higher up-front costs and relatively undeveloped technology of LEDs make them a less than optimum choice for the average home or business environment.
Before you decide on whether or not to choose LED tubes over fluorescent tubes, make sure you understand the pros and cons of both products. The following are a few categories you should consider when deciding on a bulb, and how both LED and fluorescent tubes measure up.