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.
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.
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.
FREE Food....FREE Energy Efficient Lighting Seminar...Have You Seen An Energy Efficient Project AFTER A Complete Upgrade?
Energy Efficient Lighting Project Saves Manufacturer 130,000+ kWh Annually
Recently Hovey Electric and Coffman Home Decor completed an energy efficiency upgrade project at Refine Tile in Elkton, KY. The 4 month project entailed removing 980-8' T12 strip lights and replacing them with 373-4 lamp T8 F-bay 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.
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.