Do LED Lights Get Hot? You Might be Surprised by the Answer

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If you're asking 'do LED lights get hot?' you're not alone! With more extreme temperature being seen every year, homeowners are looking for quick and cost-effective ways to cool down a house. Turning off LED lights could be one of them, but will this really make any noticeable difference?

If you've recently rewired during a new lighting design or have simply swapped out your old bulbs for more efficient ones, knowing how they work in important, especially when it comes to the comfort of a home's inhabitants. 

Amy Reeves

Assistant Editor Amy began working for Homebuilding & Renovating in 2018. She has an interest in sustainable building methods and always has her eye on the latest design ideas. Amy has interviewed countless self builders, renovators and extenders about their experiences for Homebuilding & Renovating magazine. She is currently renovating a mid-century home, together with her partner, on a DIY basis, and has recently fitted her own kitchen.