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Is an outdoor specific LED bulb needed for a fixture that is protected from weather, but not from the cold?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Apr 16, 2013 01:11 AM
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I am interested in replacing the incandescent bulb in my outdoor fixture which is on the ceiling of the porch, under the eaves. It is dry, but not heated. I am wondering if the cold will effect the microprocessor. I have an LED flood lamp in my backyard, but it is outdoor specific.




 

 

I am interested in replacing the incandescent bulb in my outdoor fixture which is on the ceiling of the porch, under the eaves. It is dry, but not heated. I am wondering if the cold will effect the microprocessor. I have an LED flood lamp in my backyard, but it is outdoor specific.

 

There’s a little bit of confusion about LEDs and temperature. The good news is that, unlike CFLs, LEDs generally do well in the cold. (Fluorescent bulbs may be dim or...


 

 

 
 
 
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