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.
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.
Do You Really Need T5 Lighting and Does It Matter?
Let's take a look at the differences between T8 and T5 fluorescent technology and see how they stack up. This is important because the T5 lighting could cost you 2x more than T8 Lighting. Here's why.
T5 Lighting Is A Great Replacement For Aging T12 Lighting...Here's 5 Reasons Why.
1. Fewer Watts Than T12 Light Fixtures
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.
Here's Why You Will Fall In Love Fluorescent T5 Technology...
1. Fewer Watts Per Fixture
T-5 Ballast and bulbs are a better combination all around but one of the greatest benefits is the reduction in wattage required to light these up compared to a T12 fixture. The difference in savings will depend on which type of fixture. We have used fixtures with wattage ratings of 190 watts.
Can Energy Efficient Lighting Reduce Cost By 50%?
400 Watt Metal Halide Fixtures are NOT Energy Efficient or Cost Effective
The title of this article may be hard to believe, but I see the application almost daily used in several different types of facilities. 400 Watt Metal Halide fixtures are EVERYWHERE. I attended several of my daughters Volleyball games this year at Public Schools and Universities. What are they using? 400 Watt Metal Halide. Metal Halides are NOT energy efficient compared to many options.
More Options beyond Metal Halide and T5 HO?
A little over a month ago I published an article where we compared 400W Metal Halide lighting to T5 HO Fluorescent high bays.