Thinking of Converting T12 Lighting to T8? Run the Numbers First!Posted on Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 at 2:39 pm by Solar Energy USA
Thinking of converting your T12 lighting to T8? Run the numbers first! Most T12 fluorescent light fixtures use 40 watt or 34 watt lamps. Most T8 fluorescent light fixtures use 32 watt lamps, saving just 2 watts over traditional T12 counterparts. If you think converting your T12 lighting to T8 lighting is an easy way to save money, let us illustrate a better and easier option via the T5 Retrofit Adapter. See our T12 and T8 fluorescent lighting conversion comparisons below:
T12 Conversions to T8 Fluorescent Lighting (Comparisons by Watt)
Solar Energy USA T5 Retrofit Lighting for T12 Conversions (Comparisons by Watt)
Converting a T12 light fixture to T5 lighting saves much more power than a T12 conversion using T8 lamps. For further illustration see the charts below which incorporate light fixture operating costs:
T12 Conversions to T8 Light Fixture Cost Comparisons (Annually)
Solar Energy USA T5 Retrofit Lighting Cost Comparisons (Annually)
The annual energy savings seen from a T12 light fixture conversion to Solar Energy USA T5 lighting technology is pretty incredible! To make things even better, a number of financial incentives are available to encourage a business to upgrade lighting to be more efficient than a T12 conversion to T8. T5 lighting financial incentives are listed below.
T5 Adapter Lighting Financial Incentives:
- Federal Tax Deductions
- State Tax Credits
- Utility Provider Incentives & Initiatives
All of these lighting conversion incentives help make a really compelling financial argument for a business to convert inefficient T12 lighting to better, more efficient options like Solar Energy USA T5 lighting.
Request a T12 lighting conversion consultation today and see how much your business can save replacing T12 lighting with T5!
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