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.....
Topics: fixture wattage, how to determine fixture watts, how to calculate watts, fixture wattage calculation, wattage
Using Inductive Fluorescent For Hazardous Area Lighting
What Could Be Better Than LED?
LED continues to grow as a great alternative for energy efficient lighting, especially in sensitive hazardous ares. But the prices of LED still remain quite high, so I wanted to introduce you to another option for lighting hazardous areas in your facility. While the LED is a great option it is by no means the only one.
Topics: hazardous area lighting, induction lighting, industrial electrical services, inductive fluorescent, wattage, hazardous lighting
Metal Halide Fixtures Are Some Of The Most INEFFICIENT Lighting Options Available....Do You Have Some?
Metal halide fixtures are still being specified into projects even though they are one of the worse possible options when considering upgrading your lighting.
Topics: metal halide fixtures, fixture wattage, calculating wattage, how to calculate watts, metal halide, 400 watt metal halide, wattage
Step 1 - Determine Your Type of Fluorescent Fixture
In order to calculate your total fixture wattage, you need to know what the wattage is of the existing system you have in place. There are numerous variables, but typically we see T-12 fluorescent lighting in most places. Even if you are aware of that you use T-12's, knowing what type of T-12 fixture is very important. Here are the 3 that we run into most
Topics: t5 retrofit, t5 vs. t8, Energy savings, calculate energy savings, energy efficiency, t8 vs. t5, calculating wattage, t8 fixtures, wattage