U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Building Technologies Office – Information Resources

LED Essentials - Technology, Applications, Advantages, Disadvantages

On October 11, 2007, Kevin Dowling, VP of Innovation for Philips Solid-State Lighting Solutions, presented a broad introduction to LED technology, and discussed the technology status, advantages and disadvantages, current applications, future potential, and evolving path of LED technology from indicator lights to general illumination.