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Study Provides Key Insights on LED T8 Replacements for Strip, Wrap and Pendant Fixtures

LED T8 replacement lamps for existing fluorescent T8 linear tubes have emerged as a priority consideration for facility managers in office, school, warehouse, hospital/medical, restaurant, grocery and other applications. The promise of significant energy savings and lower maintenance costs, plus the relative simplicity of most LED replacement projects, has motivated this interest. In addition, on…

How To Evaluate Cost-Effectiveness of LED T8 Lamp Retrofits for Troffers

Life is more complicated these days for facility managers charged with, among many other tasks, maintaining an effective building lighting system for the occupants while trying to reduce, or at least stabilize, energy costs. While there is a wide range of lighting tasks and types of light fixtures in commercial and institutional buildings, by far…

Cost Effective LED Retrofits Help Schools Reduce Operating Costs

school lighting in lecture hall

With a variety of lighting applications and lamp types, schools have many opportunities to both improve the quality of the lighting in their facilities and reduce operating costs. In addition to higher efficiency traditional lamps and better controls, LED lighting retrofit opportunities have reached a point both in the maturity of the technology and in…

Upgrade T8 Fluorescent Lamps to Improve Light Quality in Classrooms

overhead fluorescent lighting in classroom

There have been several studies in the last few years documenting the positive affect of daylight on student alertness and academic performance in classrooms. Today, daylight harvesting is a major component of integrated lighting designs for newly built schools. For existing schools, expensive remodels to bring more natural light into the classroom may not be…