T5 Retrofit Lighting Advantages Eliminates replacing and rewiring of ballast FOREVER Brighter and more natural light that benefits employees, guests, patients, students, and visitors to your business Reduces your lighting cost up to 79% and save on re-lamping. T5 bulbs burn at approximately 95% of their lumens for the life of the bulb compared to 50% degradation for T12s and 25% for T8s. No discoloring or dimming over the life of the bulb The efficiency of T5 adapters extends the life expectancy of the T5 lamps/bulbs 3
Product warranty - 5 years /60,000 hours (25 year) life expectancy on adapter T5 allows for de-lamping of fixtures, increasing your savings while producing more natural light Flexibility; retrofit your whole facility or just one floor/building at a time The T5 bulbs burn cooler thus reducing your heat load, air conditioning cost, and power usage considerably Utility rebates and tax incentives are available for T5 retrofits 4 T5 Retrofit Lighting Advantages (Continued)
Lighting consumes the most energy: Represents between 30% and 55% of your total power consumption. 5
Chart: 100 fixtures x 12 cents per kWh x 12 hours a day T5T8T12 Bulbs 2x28 watt 4x32 watt 4x34 watt Total Watts 56Watts128Watts136Watts AnnualCost$1,935.36$4,423.68$4,700.16 6
Retrofit Percentage Savings 5 Days a week-10 hrs a day 7 ExistingRetrofit%Savings T12/34w(4) bulb T5(28w) 2bulbs 65% T8/32w (4) bulb T5(28w) 2 bulb 56% Actual percentage may vary slightly with days and hours lights are on. The longer they burn, the larger the savings.
8 T5Adapter for 8 foot retrofit T5 Adapter with and without reflector
The Retro-Fit takes only minutes-removing the existing lamps and ballast -then straight wiring the tombstones and installing the T5 Adapters and T5 lamps. 9 Pic of open fixture and ballast