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LED U-Bend T8 Direct Replacement Light Bulbs

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LED U-Bend T8 direct replacement light bulbs used in 2x2 light fixtures and operate on T8 instant start electronic ballasts. There's no need for an external driver and no expensive contractor re-wire necessary. You just want to make sure that the ballasts you have are T8 instant start ballasts, these lamps do not operate on the rapid start version. Fortunately, most existing T8 installations utilize the instant start electronic ballast. You can check the ballast label and that will definitively tell you which one you have. This is the easiest, most cost effective way to upgrade fluorescent linear lighting to more efficient LED u-bent tubes. So for those of you who are wondering which light color to use, keep in mind that the 3000K is like a soft white incandescent color and the 4000K is like office lighting white. So if you want something that has a cooler appearance, then the 4000K would be the one you would want to select. In either case you're going to get the same amount of light but some people perceive the whiter color as brighter. In this particular case, there is no rewiring necessary and that's convenient for many people who don't want to do that and simply want the energy savings of LED. Another thing to be aware of is that these have a high 85 CRI color rendering index so that's going to work well for many types of offices for better contrast and color as well as retail stores.

Product features:
- Operates on existing T8 instant start electronic ballasts.
- No wiring change or ballast removal, simply change lamps.
- No electrician needed.
- Used in 2x2 light fixtures.
- 85 CRI.
- Color choice of 3000K or 4000K.
- 12 watt.
- 1800 lumens.
- 320 degree beam spread.
- No mercury, no UV.
- SL brand.
- Minimum heat helping building cooling systems.
- 50,000 hours rated life.
- Replaces existing FB32T8 or FBO32T8 lamps.
- 5-year warranty.
- UL listed.
 

 
Energy efficiency has never been easier.
We not only want you to get the best energy savings possible from any new type of U bend LED bulbs but also get the best possible lighting that you can get for your situation. We always say that if you get fantastic energy savings, but your lighting has degraded or doesn’t do the job it was meant to do, then you haven’t gained anything. It’s not just about energy efficiency, but it’s about getting both those in balance, so you get the excellent lighting you need in this opportunity to upgrade. There’s never been a better time to take a look at saving energy because the paybacks are so right on these. You can be assured that you’re going to get a payback somewhere in the 1 to 3-year range or less depending on how you use them or possible utility rebates that are available in your area. Using LED tube lights people get fast paybacks and an excellent return on investment. Most of the time people have them wired directly into power coming from the light fixture into the socket and decided to do a ballast bypass. This is the most common type of retrofit these days because people want to eliminate a ballast if they can. Although we do have U bend LED T8 lamps that operate on an electronic ballast, many people opt for rewiring so that nobody can go backward again to a fluorescent. For those of you who want to do something a little bit different when it comes to retrofitting, we do have specific tubes that can either operate on ballasts or operate on direct power.

Color temperature.
One of the other significant considerations is color temperature when you’re looking at this type of change to T8 LED replacements. Color temperature is critical because it reflects on what it’s going to do to your interior space. It’s been often said that color in a room or an area is how you light it. No matter what kinds of paints and different types of interiors you have, the light color makes all the difference as to how it’s going to look eventually. Sometimes you can paint something one color and that it seems completely different because the lighting is different. So some of the color temperatures that are available span everything from 2700K warm white, 3000K soft white, 4100K cool white and the popular 5000K daylight white color. For those of you who want to create a warmer atmosphere, the lower color temperatures work much better. These are often good to use with earth tones and different types of colors used in an interior space. This would be for something like your home or a specific area that you want to keep that warm feeling like an incandescent color. The 4100K is like office lighting white, and that gives a clean, efficient appearance that many people prefer because it’s very good with contrast and people can see reasonably well under that color. The daylight 5000K is like outdoor sunshine, and many people prefer this for many types of applications.

How can we help you today?
If you’re unsure of which type of U bend LED lamp that you need to use in your particular situation you can always call us or email us with a question and will be happy to help you. We have a lot of experience with this product and many successful projects. There’s never been a better time to take a look at this type of improvement in lighting because now you can get it all, energy savings and better lighting without making any sacrifice. Call us if you are a more significant quantity user such as an electrician, building owner, property management company, and we can help you with pricing that is special for multiple case quantities. We want you to be successful in changing to more efficient lighting with these LED T8’s no matter which one you choose.
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