Linear Fluorescent Lamp Indexes Decrease in the First Quarter of 2017

The linear fluorescent lamp index continues a downward trend, T5, T8, and T12 lamps all posted a quarter-over-quarter decrease for 1Q 2017 compared to 4Q 2016 of 0.7 percent, 3.7 percent, and 12.4 percent, respectively. The index for T8 lamps

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Linear Fluorescent Lamp Indexes Continue to Decline in the Third Quarter of 2016

Since 2014 the linear florescent lamp index has been on a downward trend and that trend continues in 3Q 2016. The index for T8 lamps which account for 63.0 percent of the consumer lamp market decreased on a year-over-year basis

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Linear Fluorescent Lamp Indexes Continue to Slide in the First Quarter of 2016

After increasing modestly in 2015Q4, the index for T12 lamps posted a 12.0 percent quarter-over-quarter decrease, and a steeper 14.5 percent decline from the first quarter 2015. T5 and T8 shipments also continued to decline, decreasing by 1.3 and 8.9

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Rebates for LED Tubes: Huge Opportunity But Hard to Get

As the efficiency of LED tubes has increased, and prices have come down considerably, we see an enormous amount of projects where T12 and T8 solutions are being replaced by LED tubes. There are 3 different types of LED tube

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Linear Fluorescent Lamp Indexes Continue Year-Over-Year Decline

NEMA’s linear fluorescent lamp shipments indexes continued their year-over-year decline in 2015Q4. After declining for seven consecutive quarters, the index for T12 lamps posted a 4.2 quarter-over-quarter increase, but declined 17.4 percent from fourth quarter 2014. T8 and T5 shipments

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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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Linear Fluorescent Lamp Indexes Continue to Decline at Start of 2015

As expected, due to energy efficiency regulations the index for T12 lamps declined for the fifth consecutive quarter on a year-over-year (y/y) basis, dropping by 39.5 percent. T8 shipments also posted a double digit decline, decreasing by 21.7 percent. Shipments

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NEMA: Demand Growth for T5 and T12 Fluorescents Beats T8, but T8 Share Still Dominates

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), Rosslyn, Va., said shipments of T5 and T12 linear fluorescent lamps improved by 9.9 percent and 9.4 percent, respectively, on a quarterly basis during 2013 Q4. Shipments of T8 lamps, by contrast, contracted 2.1

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News Updates for the Week of April 23

1.      DOE Report Compares Life-Cycle Energy Consumption of LED Lamps with Incumbent Lighting Technologies – The first report, dealing with lifecycle energy consumption for replacement lamps, was recently published: Review of the Life-Cycle Energy Consumption of Incandescent, Compact Fluorescent, and LED

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News Updates for the Week of February 20

1.      White Paper: The U.S. Housing Market: Current Conditions and Policy Considerations – House prices for the nation as a whole declined sharply from 2007 to 2009 and remain about 33 percent below their early 2006 peak, according to data

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