LEDs or light emitting diodes are slowly becoming popular in the domestic, commercial as well as industrial market as the lighting technology of choice. This is mainly because they are very energy efficient, long-lasting and eco-friendly in nature. Though the initial installation cost may be a bit more than the CFLs and the traditional fluorescent lamps, in the long run, they are able to save a lot of money on our electricity bills.
The LEDs are of different categories; T5, T8, and T12 varieties. Here the letter T signifies tubular and the numeral 5, 8 and 12 denotes the size of the diameter of the tube. There is also a ballast compatible variety LED. They are gaining a lot of attention in the domestic market because they can act as an easy replacement of the traditional fluorescent tube lights.
Uses of Ballasts Compatible LED Tube in Domestic and Commercial Market
The ballast-compatible LED tubes have simple plug-and-play feature, which makes them a light of choice for the domestic as well as the commercial market. Their advantages are listed below.
Light and health are correlated to each other in a number of ways. Poor light may even lead to physical disorders like Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) and Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Uses of ballast-compatible LED tubes provide a soothing effect on your body and keep you away from such disorders.
Work With Same Input Power
Ballast-compatible LEDs can work with the same input power as the fluorescent lamps. This means that the customer does not have to remove the existing ballast in order to install this type of LED lights.
Many ballast-compatible LED tubes can give light for up to 50000 to 70000 hours, which is way ahead than the CFLs or the fluorescent lamp. This makes them a light of choice for the domestic application.
Due to these advantages, the LED tubes found a lot of application in the domestic and commercial market. They are widely used in shops, restaurants, hotels, cinema halls and in our houses.