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Traditional Lighting

JACOMB offers all traditional lighting types. Here is how each type compares to one another:

Lighting Feature Comparisons
  High Pressure Sodium Metal Halide T5 Fluorescent (6 bulbs) T8 Fluorescent (8 bulbs) Induction LED
Maintenance Interval 4 Yrs 3 Yrs 3 Yrs 5 Yrs 23 Yrs 11 Yrs
Bulb Lifetime 17,000 12,000 15,000 20,000 100,000 50,000
Standard Warranty 1-2 Yrs 1-2 Yrs 1-2 Yrs 1-2 Yrs 5 Yrs 3-5 Yrs
Flicker-Free No No No No Yes Yes
Instant Run-Up and Restrike No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Non-Glare Bulbs No No Yes Yes Yes No
Vibration Resistance Poor OK Poor Poor Excellent Excellent
100% Recycle-able/No Disposal Fees No No No No Yes Yes
Noiseless Operation No No No No Yes Yes
Incentives Awarded No No Yes Yes Yes Yes

 

Technical Lighting Comparisons
  High Pressure Sodium Metal Halide T5 Fluorescent (6 bulbs) T8 Fluorescent (8 bulbs) Induction LED
Wattage 400 400 240 300 200 200
Lumens/Watt 70 75 75 65 82 40
Mean Lumens 28,000 30,000 18,000 19,500 16,400 8,000
Fixture Efficiency 84% 85% 88% 81% 99% 75%
Lumen Maintenance 75%@12,000 50%@10,000 88%@12,000 89%@14,000 70%@70,000 90%@50,000
CRI 25 70 80 82 85+ 80
CCT 2100k+ 3700k+ 4100k+ 4100k+ 5000k+ 5000k+
Bulb Lifetime 17,000 12,000 15,000 20,000 100,000 50,000
Operational Temp -7 to 100 °F 0 to 100 °F 40 to 100 °F 40 to 100 °F -30 to 120 °F 30 to 100 °F
Power Factor .44 .87 .91 .91 .98 .98

 

Lighting Cost Comparisons
  High Pressure Sodium Metal Halide T5 Fluorescent (6 bulbs) T8 Fluorescent (8 bulbs) Induction LED
Up-front Luminaire Cost $300 $275 $275 $325 $375 $700
Annual Energy Usage @ 12 hr/day 2081 KW/h 2059 KW/h 1191 KW/h 1621 KW/h 885 KW/h 911 KW/h
Annual Energy Costs @ $.11 KW/h $228.86 $226.45 $131.05 $178.27 $97.32 $100.21
10 Year Energy Costs $2,289 $2,264 $1,311 $1,783 $973 $1,002
10 Year Maintenance Costs $460 $606 $568 $493 $0 $0
10 Year Total Costs $3,048 $3,146 $2,154 $2,600 $1,348 $1,702
10 Year Total Costs @ 2,000 Luminaires $6,095,453 $6,291,420 $4,307,792 $5,200,420 $2,696,472 $3,404,288

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