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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A 60% Energy Cut in Warehouse Lighting – But It’s Not LED

A combination of T5 fluorescent and controls has delivered a saving of 60 per cent in energy over the existing low-pressure sodium lighting installation at a warehouse in the UK. Intelligent sensor control was essential, allowing light levels to adjust

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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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Emergency Lighting: Is LED First Choice?

An increasing number of people would say yes, such has been the growth of LEDs in the market, and the almost universal acclaim for their benefits. LED products tick the box for practically every photometric parameter. Lamp life is clearly

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A Shakeup for T8

The U.S. DOE recently issued new energy standards for general-service fluorescent lamps, and the standards go into effect Jan. 26, 2018. The new rules are likely to primarily affect availability of standard 4-foot, 32-watt T8 lamps and some reduced-wattage T8

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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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Modest Increases in T5 and T8 Lamp Indexes during Second Quarter

NEMA’s shipment indexes for T5 and T8 lamps during 2014Q2, increased by 0.8 and 1.3 percent, respectively, compared to the previous quarter. T12 lamp shipments registering a decline of 5.5 percent over 2014Q1. On a year-over-year basis, T8 lamps edged

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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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