With any new technology, there are bound to be a few public misconceptions. It may surprise you that the statements below are completely false:
All light sources generate heat, so don’t let anyone tell you that LEDs are an exception to the rule.
It is true that LEDs do not emit as much heat as other sources of light: that’s because they are so energy efficient. However, LED fixtures still need to be designed to dissipate heat; otherwise, they will fail prematurely.
Where did this common misconception stem from? LED fixtures feel cool to the touch as long as they’re designed properly. As you can see in the photo, it’s even safe for a baby to hold a lit LED!