Dave VanTol

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Where Is The Best Place To Use T5 Lighting Technology?

The Many Uses For T5 Lighting

Many people see T5 lighting as good for only Highbay replacement applications. While it does excel extremely well in that department there are other main stream uses for this incredible lighting technology.

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Topics: fluorescent t5, t5 retrofit, t5 vs. t8, t5 lighting tennessee, t5 lighting, T5 HO, energy efficient lighting, t5 lighting michigan

Energy Retrofit Options: How To Recycle Existing Lighting Fixtures

Considering A Lighting Upgrade?  Don't Forget To Consider Energy Retrofits......

Let's take a look at different lighting retrofits available on the market today. 

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Topics: t5 retrofit, t8 retrofit, energy retrofit, induction lighting retrofit, lighting retrofit companies, t12 retrofit, led retrofit, energy efficient lighting

Induction Lighting: An Amazing Breakthrough In Fluorescent Lighting

Induction Lighting:

This in my mind is just one of the cooler technologies. It blends the lamp life of LED with the reliability and cost effectiveness of Fluorescent. Inductive Fluorescent lighting is actually an older technology that was never economical until the advancements in LED driver technology made leaps and bounds.

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Topics: induction lighting, applications for inductive fluorescent, inductive fluorescent lighting, energy efficient lighting, inductive fluorescent

T8 vs. T5: How To Determine Which Light Is The Right Light

Shouldn't It Be T12 vs. T8 vs. T5?

Your Kids Won't Even Know What A T-12 Was

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Topics: t5 vs. t8, t8 vs. t5, t8 and t5 comparison, t8 vs. t5 michigan, t8 vs. t5 tennessee, energy efficient lighting

Insights Into The Versatility And Applications Of LED Lighting

LED, LED Downlight, LED Retrofit, LED Troffer....What Does It All Mean?

Versatile Applications Of LED Lighting

With LED technology catching on like it has recently many people are considering it for new and remodel lighting projects. It's extremely low energy consumption and higher CRI output make LED look very appealing.

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Topics: led downlight, led lighting applications, led retrofit, led troffer, energy efficient lighting

T8 Lighting: Energy Efficient Applications And Uses For T8 Fixtures

When And Where To Use T8 Technology

While its easy for me to know what lighting fits what application due to my years in the field, there are many out there who have questions.

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Topics: t8 lighting, t8 retrofit, applications for t8, t8 lighting kentucky, energy efficient lighting, t8 fixtures, t8 lighting michigan

Energy Efficient Solutions: How To Transform Existing T12 To T8

If You Have Existing T12 2x4 Fixtures, You Don't Have To Remove Them....Here's Why...

Hello....Energy Efficient Lighting Retrofit Kits

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Topics: t8 retrofit, t12 retrofit, energy efficient lighting, energy efficient solutions, t12 2x4

How To Calculate Watts & Savings: CREE LED Cr 24 vs Fluorescent T12

What Is A Good Replacement For 2x4 T12 Fixtures?

In a previous article I highlighted the benefit of the CREE LED 2x4 replacement fixture.  Today were going to compare the LED 2x4 to a standard T12 2x4.

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Topics: how to calculate watts, led 2x4, led troffer

How To Calculate Watts & Savings: CREE LED vs 65 Watt Incandescent

Incandescent 65 Watt Downlights Are Out!

I have them in my house.......and there is a good chance you have them in your home or business as well. The old Incandescent can or downlight.

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Topics: led can light, led downlight, how to calculate watts

Energy Efficient Lighting:400 Watt Metal Halide vs. T-5 Retrofit

Will T-5 Replacement Make My Facility More Energy Efficient?

Reasons Why T-5 High Bay are More Energy Efficient Than 400 Watt Metal Halide:

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Topics: t5 retrofit, t5 vs. t8, Energy savings, calculate energy savings, energy efficient, t8 vs. t5, calculating wattage, energy efficient lightingenergy efficiency, t8 fixtures, wattage