5 Things to Consider When Buying LED T8 Tubes
Replacing T5, T8 and T12 fluorescent tubes with LED Tube Lighting is booming in popularity. Not only do they cut energy consumption in half and eliminate hazardous mercury waste, the quality of light they provide is an undeniable improvement over fluorescent tubes.
However, the buyer needs to be aware of a few things when you buy LED tubes. Many manufacturers of light bulbs in China have taken advantage of the LED tube trend and have flooded the US market with knock-off diodes and cheap drivers inside the flimsy housing. Electricians report these tube lights are lasting about six months before they either change color (either pink or yellow) and/or the drivers fail.
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