The Difference Between Warm White, Daylight & Cool White LED Bulbs
- 08 Apr, 2015
Is warm white or cool white best for the living room, bedroom, and bathroom? Whereas warm light simulates ambient sunsets in the 1,000 to 5,000 Kelvin range, cool light is bright and clinical in the 5,000 to 10,000 Kelvin range. Create the ideal cozy atmosphere with relaxing warm light, and focus the attention in active areas with cool light. Let’s take a closer look at cool white vs warm white LED bulbs. When you come to buy LED bulbs, you’ll have a range of colours to choose from that’ll enhance living spaces, set the perfect ambience and bring surrounding decor to life.
"The different colour temperatures of LED lights and how to choose the best ones".> The most popular choices are Cool White, Daylight and Warm White and these colours are measured in Kelvins. The higher the Kelvin value, the whiter the light. Warm White offers between 2700-3200 Kelvins, Daylight sits between 4000-4500, while Cool White consists of 5000-6200 Kelvins. For more info on kelvins read here Below you can see the difference between each one and where they're best used: