How Energy Efficient Light Bulbs Compare with Incandescents

August 28, 2014 | Posted in Energy Solutions

Compared to traditional incandescents, energy efficient light bulbs such as halogen incandescents, compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs), and light emitting diodes (LEDs) have the following advantages:

  • Typically use about 25%-80% less energy than traditional incandescents, saving you money
  • Can last 3-25 times longer.

Today’s energy-efficient bulbs are available in the wide range of colors and light levels you’ve come to expect. While the initial price of energy-efficient bulbs is typically higher than traditional incandescents, newer bulbs cost less to operate, saving you money over the life of the bulb. Many of the newer bulbs last significantly longer than traditional bulbs, so you won’t need to replace them as often. Visit the energy.gov (see link below in blue) website to learn more and see the comparison between traditional incandescents, halogen incandescents, CFL’s, and LED’s.

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T8 Lamps Have a Longer Life and Use Less Energy

August 26, 2014 | Posted in Energy Solutions

You’re not still using 32 watt T8 lamps, are you…?

Osram Sylvania High Performance 28 watt and 25 watt XP/XL lamps provide up to 2.7 times longer lamp life than standard T8 lamp and ballast systems.

Couple XP/XL Supersaver lamps with high efficiency QUICKTRONICTM ballasts for maximum energy savings and be eligible for the new QUICK 7 XL+TM WARRANTY.

Why Low Wattage T8 Lamps?

  • Reduced Energy Cost
  • Utility Incentives Available
  • Increased Lamp Life
  • More Options in Wattage, Color, Lumen Output
  • CEE, TCLP and RoHS Compliant
  • No ballast change required (28 watt lamps)
  • Higher lamp efficacy
  • Dimmable
  • Reduced Recycle Expense

The lighting industry today demands HIGH PERFORMANCE systems that minimize energy and maintenance costs. This demand can be met with High Performance T8 Systems as defined by the CEE (Consortium for Energy Efficiency).

Download a performance guide for key system features and application information visit.

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