Navigant Forecasts 7.6% CAGR in the TLED Market from 2018 to 2027

The firm cites declining prices for TLEDs, a desire to reduce energy consumption, and building codes and standards that require more efficient lighting solutions as the drivers of the substantial TLEDs market growth. Also, the company notes that TLED technology

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NEMA Linear Fluorescent Lamp Indexes Continue to Decline in Second Quarter 2017 while T-LED Market Penetration Increases

The linear florescent lamp index continues a downward trend, T5, T8, and T12 lamps all posted a quarter-over-quarter decrease for 2Q 2017 compared to 1Q 2017 of 9.3 percent, 10.5 percent, and 8.1 percent, respectively. The index for T8 lamps,

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NEMA Publishes NEMA LSD 23-2016

Recommended Practice—Lamp Seasoning for Fluorescent Dimming Systems. This paper provides a recommended practice to season lamps for fluorescent dimming systems. It is an update to NEMA LSD 23-2010, developed by the NEMA Lighting Systems Division. Download at no cost on

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Linear Fluorescent Lamp Indexes Continue to Decline

NEMA’s linear fluorescent lamp shipments indexes for 2015Q3 continued the downward trend that began in 2014. The index for T12 lamps declined for the seventh consecutive quarter, dropping by 40.4 percent on a year-over-year basis. T8 and T5 shipments also

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U.S. and Canada Recall More Than 1.6 M Cooper Lighting Fluorescent Lights Over Fire Safety Hazards

This recall involves indoor 2-light fluorescent light fixtures from Cooper Lighting, Portfolio and Utilitech fluorescent lighting that range in size from 18 inches to 4 feet long. The fixtures manufactured in China were sold in white and can be mounted

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LED Takes on Fluorescent in Troffers by Craig DiLouie

According to the U.S. DOE, four out of five lamps in service in commercial buildings 2010 were fluorescent, with a majority used in troffer (cross between “trough” and “coffer”) luminaires. Available in standard 1′x4′, 2′x4′ and 2′x2′ sizes, these luminaires

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New Ballast Regulations Are Now in Effect

New fluorescent ballast energy efficiency regulations took effect in November. The new rules expand previous regulations to cover seven classes of T12, T8 and T5 fluorescent lamp ballasts. Outdoor sign and residential-­only ballasts, exempted from previous DOE ballast regulations, are

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SAFETY CERTIFICATION FOR FLUORESCENT-TO-LED UPGRADES BY CRAIG DILOUIE, LC

http://www.zinginc.com The U.S. Department of Energy reports that 75+ percent of lighting systems installed in commercial buildings are fluorescent, with a majority of these lamps being installed in recessed troffers. As LED technology continues to come down in cost, it

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