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:
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.
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.
Energy Savings Is Important, But Not The Only Reason...
In addition to energy savings, LED products offer other advantages over conventional lighting products.
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.