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F48T12 Shatterproof High Output Fluorescent Light Bulbs

Price Each: $80.09
Item Number: BLF21626
F48T12 shatterproof high output fluorescent light bulbs are used in coolers and freezers where a lower starting temperature is required. These won't spill glass when broken, all stays contained in the coating. These have a special ballast and the socket is different from standard T12 bipin. Along with the physical difference, it also has varying electrical requirements which account for the higher light output.

Product features:
- Shatterproof coating.
- Daylight 6500K.
- 60 watts.
- Operates on magnetic ballasts.
- F48T12/D/SH/HO

General information.
At BuyLightFixtures.com, we want to provide you with the highest quality high output fluorescent bulbs that are going to last for a long time and take care of your lighting replacement needs. The T12/HO fluorescent tubes are the older style of fluorescents that were used for general lighting and still are today in many light fixtures. Although many have been replaced with more efficient and lower watt LED, there’s still a lot of you who have these and need these for a fluorescent replacement bulb. Most of the time this fluorescent light bulb cool white was the most popular for offices and commercial lighting everywhere. They were also used in everybody’s garage workshop or basement, it was so pervasive. Now we have these as a consumable item that you can still buy or consider replacing something more energy-efficient.

The operation of high output lamps.
These lamps typically operate on a magnetic ballast most of the time, although on a few occasions people and converted some of their light fixtures to an electronic ballast that will utilize this light. It’s very hard to get any more light fixtures that are made for this type of bulb, but we still have a few of those. Most people are converted to the T8’s that operate on an electronic ballast and that’s been the natural replacement for the old light bulb cool white 4100K. The ballast in this operation is much heavier than the electronic ballasts because of all the copper windings on the inside. It’s also a rapid start ballast and starting operation, not an instant start. Sometimes you’ll see this a little slow to light or it’ll flicker a little bit before it goes completely on. That was the nature of this type of lamp and that’s why a lot of people are replacing it because of its flickering, poor color rendition and poor energy consumption. But for many people, it might not be in the budget to replace them all at this time for something more efficient and if that’s the case we have plenty in stock for you.

Saving money and update your lighting.
With the advent of more energy-efficient light sources such as LED tube lights, you’re seeing some of these replaced now with T8 LED tubes. It’s a good choice if you want to save more energy and possibly qualify for a number of different rebate programs that electrical utilities have. LED lights will give you the same amount of light for less wattage and so this is where you’ll get the best possible savings. Some people don’t just change the tubes, they will go for a whole new light fixture if some of the incentives are really good or their lighting system is particularly old. If that’s the case we have a complete line of lighting fixtures in LED and for some situations with the payback being so good, it might make sense to go to a completely new fixture instead of just retrofitting to an LED bulb. If you want to know how much you’ll save on going to an LED T8 light bulb, we have a free download on the left-hand column of our website that is an energy savings calculator in an Excel spreadsheet format. It will give you all the information that you need to do a simple comparison for what you have now and what you may be thinking about going to as far as in more efficient lighting solution.

How can we help you today?
If you’re unsure about what you need, just give us a call or email us any information or questions that you may have. We have a lot of experience with all types of retrofits in new construction situations. We know how to get the best lighting for the least possible amount of energy consumed. And it’s not just about saving energy, it’s also about getting the best possible illumination for your interior space. We have plenty of HO light bulbs in stock for almost anything you may need them for. We can get them to you quickly and we pack them up very well so they get there in one piece, no problem. We had good warranties on the product and if you’re looking for a larger quantity, make sure to get a hold of us for a special quote. For multiple cases, we can help you with the pricing or if you’re ordering these for other locations, we can send them there as well. There’s never been a better time to maintain your lighting system with either fluorescent high output light bulbs or its new T12 LED alternative.
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