LED Lamp Replacements Explained

Ideas for retrofitting with LED light bulbs

The following is a helpful walk-through guide if you are retrofitting your existing lighting with energy efficient LED lamps. LED technology is always progressing and some bulbs confer greater benefits than other. This is how Optik LED recommends proceeding with a retrofit:

 

    • Identify what lamps you currently are using

    • Determine what lamps have best return on investment

    • Select best replacement bulbs for each application

    • Change out to new LED light bulbs

 

Identify your existing roll of lamps

Collect the relevant information on the type, quantity and hours of operation for your existing light bulbs. If you are not certain of the types of lamps you have you can use our wizard to identify the types of lamps you are currently using. Also, use the chart below to find replacement lamps that may work be more suitable to a more specific application.

 

Determine what lamps have the best return on investment

Consider the following:

 

    • Lights that are on more hours a day have greater savings in electrical cost

    • Lights that are harder to get to will save you time replacing them when they burn out

    • Lights that are of a certain type get greater savings. Here are some typical examples of returns from these common types of bulbs:

Select the best LED replacement

The key considerations on retrofit selections bulb shape, size, socket, beam angle and colour temperature

 

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