Jimmy Hovey

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LED vs Fluorescent: 10 Problems To Consider With Fluorescent Lighting

Which Way To Go...LED vs Fluorescent

Fluorescent is still an inexpensive option for retrofitting old T12 fixtures, but Fluorescent lighting does have it's drawbacks.  Here are 10 problems that people run into with Fluorescent Lighting: 

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Topics: fluorescent ballasts, led replacement bulbs, led vs fluorescent, LED Lighting, fluorescent lighting, fluorescent bulbs vs led bulbs

How To Find Rebates and Financing For LED Lighting Projects

Rebates, Rebates, Rebates.....

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Topics: led lighting michigan, led lighting applications, led retrofit, LED Lighting, LED, led light applications

15 Must Have Formulas For Calculating ROI For LED Lighting Retrofit

How to Calculate a Basic LED Retrofit ROI Manually

While technology is a great thing to have, it often can be too complicated to really be of any value.  Calculating the financial benefits of updating to LED or even Fluorescent lighting can seem like a daunting task.  For basic retrofits, you really don't need a computer.  You can do all you need with a simple calculator and a basic sheet of paper.  

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Topics: calculate energy savings, led retrofit, calculating wattage, LED Lighting, LED, LED vs. T5 highbay

8 Reasons To Consider LED Replacement Bulbs vs. T8 Fluorescent Bulbs

Who Wins...Fluorescent Bulbs vs LED Bulbs

For the last 3 years we have been touting the benefits of T8 lighting.  T8 has been one of the cheapest options out there for high bay and office lighting retrofits.  LED technology has just been too expensive to purchase and installation was a significant cost as well.  

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Topics: t8 led replacement bulbs, led replacement bulbs, led fluorescent replacement bulbs, fluorescent bulbs vs led bulbs

DIY Energy Efficient Lighting Upgrades: LED Replacement Bulbs For T8

How Much Energy Does US Lighting Market Consume?

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Topics: t8 led replacement bulbs, led replacement bulbs, led fluorescent replacement bulbs, fluorescent bulbs vs led bulbs

10 Reasons To Consider LED Lighting Beyond Energy Savings

Energy Savings Is Important, But Not The Only Reason...

In addition to energy savings, LED products offer other advantages over conventional lighting products.

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Topics: led lighting michigan, led lighting tennessee, led lighting applications, led light bulb, LED Lighting, led light applications

T8 Lighting:What Is The Actual Lumen Output For T8 Fluorescent Bulbs?

Can You Really Determine The Correct Lumen Output?

Lumen outputs can vary per 4’ fluorescent bulb depending on the type, wattage and manufacture. In reality though, most people are looking for a cheap $2.50 bulb or even less.

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Topics: t8 lighting, t8 fluorescent, lumen output, t8 vs LED, lumen depreciation

LED Light Applications:LED vs. T8 Fluorescent In Parking Garage?

What Should I Install In My Underground Parking Garage In Humid, Salty air?

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Topics: led lighting applications, LED Lighting, LED, led light applications

How Does LED Lighting Impact Building Heat Gain and Power Quality?

Are There Other Important Factors When Considering LED Lighting?

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Topics: led lighting michigan, led lighting tennessee, led lighting bulbs, led retrofit, led light bulb, LED, led light applications

How Much Savings From Retrofitting T-12 vs T-8 Lighting?

Considering A Retrofit For Your 2 Bulb 8' T-12?

Check out our worksheet that we made up as a quick cheat sheet that we use on sales calls to help show a business Owner or Manager how much they could potentially save if they were to do an energy efficient lighting upgrade.  This one is a bit small here, but you can download down below.  

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Topics: T-12, t8 lighting, T12 HO, t12 retrofit, t8 fixtures, t8 lighting michigan