If you have a tube light fixture in your garage or troffers in your office, chances are those fixtures are using T8 or T12. Though LED tubes are becoming the preferred light source. There are instances when fluorescent tubes are still necessary. We will take a quick look at some common linear fixtures and discuss which tube lights are the best option.
Replacing your fluorescent tubes with LED retrofits can be a confusing and daunting process. We’ve put together this guide to demystify all of the ins and outs of replacing your fluorescent tubes with LED tube lights.
Advantages of LED tubes over fluorescent tubes
The many advantages of LED tubes over fluorescent are covered quite extensively, so we won’t go into depth, but the three primary advantages are:
Higher efficiency, energy savings (up to 30-50%)
Longer lifetimes (typically 50k hours)