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Re: [APD] anyone running T5's?
The lower output bulbs, as a rule will always be more
energy efficient, which makes T5HOs unlikely for office
lighting on a broad scale.
--- Arild Madsen <arild_madsen at chello.no> wrote:
> S. Hieber wrote:
> > T8s were designed to be used in office lighting -- to
> > the need for energy conservation and less mercury. That
> > huge commerical market is largely responsible for T8s
> > becoming so inexpensive.
> > T5HOs, might make it into offices, but they aren't
> meant as
> > T8 replacements are they?
> Yes and No
> There are two types of T5 out there.
> HE (high efficiency) and HO (High output)
> I do not know much about the american marked but here the
> T5 HE are
> making their way into offices due to the long lifetime
> and efficiency.
> T5 HO has become quite popular in the aquarium society
> here because they
> give a lott of light and need less space than the
> traditional T8.
> The biggest drawback of T5 is of course the prise and the
> Best regards
> Arild Madsen
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