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

How Does A Light Emitting Diode (LED) Make Light?

Understanding What's Makes A Light Emitting Diode (LED) Light...

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Topics: light emitting diode, led diode, diode, diode led, what is a diode, diodes

5 Articles About The LED Light Bulb That Would Make Edison Proud!

All About LED Light Bulbs

We do a ton of research and writing for this website, so we are always reading other peoples work.  Here are 5 articles all about LED that are informative, fun, and educational all wrapped up into one place for you.  We do the research, so you don't have to.  

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Topics: led light bulbs, led retrofit, led light bulb, led troffer, led lighting articles

How To Calculate Watts For Analyzing Energy Efficiency Projects

In Order To Learn How To Calculate Watts, You First Need To Understand "Watt's" a Watt? 

Yes, I know I spelled What wrong above.  I will likely get in trouble for the spelling from my wife, the teacher.  But it is for a good reason, energy efficiency.  First let's define a watt.....

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Topics: fixture wattage, how to determine fixture watts, how to calculate watts, fixture wattage calculation, wattage

How To Save Electricity: Energy Efficient LED Can Lighting Upgrade

Say Goodbye to CFL and Incandescent:

Cooper Lighting has introduced the Halo RL56 LED Retrofit Baffle Trim. Capable of being used in both 5-inch and 6-inch compatible housings, the recessed baffle trim with an integrated LED module consumes a minuscule 9.4 watts while delivering over 600 lumens, which is comparable to a 65W BR30 lamp you would find in most recessed downlights. By changing an existing incandescent style trim out with this new LED offering a business could run this light six hours a day an entire year and still be under $3.00 for annual operating cost.(based on .10kwh)

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Topics: how to save electricity, michigan energy efficiency consulting, energy efficient lighting, energy efficient solutions

LED Light Applications: Municipality Embraces LED Lighting

LED Lighting is Big Savings

With LED lighting being the "buzz" word in energy efficiency I am really surprised that more counties, cities, and townships have not made the leap. If you look at the applications and opportunities that these places have for energy saving LED lighting installations it's simply mind boggling.

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Topics: Energy savings, LED Lighting, LED, led light applications

400 Watt Metal Halide Replacements: LED Highbay vs. T5 Highbay

LED vs. T5, the Highbay Heavy Hitters

When it comes to highbay lighting, metal halide is a thing of the past. Way to costly to run and maintain. Today, most people rely on T5 highbay's to fill that lighting application. It's inexpensive for the initial purchase, and is very cheap to maintain and run.

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Topics: LED highbay, metal halide, metal halide or T5 Fluorescent, T5 HO, 400 watt metal halide, LED Lighting, LED vs. T5 highbay

T12 vs T8 vs T5: "T-12"...As Outdated As Your Granparents Bingo Game?

T12 vs T8 vs T5 ...  Are We Playing Bingo?

But of Course, Bingo doesn't have the T, so we must be talking about lighting.

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Topics: T-12, t8 lighting, t5 vs. t8, t5 fluorescent, t12 retrofit, t5 lighting, t8 vs. t5, t8 and t5 comparison, t8 fixtures

How To Calculate T5 vs 400 Watt Metal Halide High Bay Wattage

Difference in Wattage: 400 Watt MH to T-5 High Bay

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Topics: t5 fluorescent, metal halide, metal halide or T5 Fluorescent, metal halide vs fluorescent

T5 vs T8 vs LED: The Best Options For Replacing Aging T-12 Fixtures

You Want To Be Energy Efficient....So What Are Your Options For Linear Fluorescent?

Older T12 linear fluorescent lamps are not exactly what many would consider inefficient, but by todays standards they are. Most business owners don't even realize what they have been using over the years.  One thing is for sure, they are now OLD technology.

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Topics: T-12, t8 lighting, energy efficient fluorescent lighting, fluorescent t5, t5 retrofit, t5 vs. t8, t12 retrofit, t5 lighting, t8 fixtures, energy efficient fluorescent