CFL Lighting

How does CFL technology work?

A CFL bulb houses gases within their long, spiral-shaped tube. When the gas is excited by electricity, it emits ultraviolet light that in turn, excites the fluorescent coating on the inside of the tube - producing light. CFL ballasts are used to supply energy in the start up of the bulb, and regulate it so the bulb's light does not get too intense. Unlike metal halides, CFL fixtures do not use heat to create light, therefore utilizing less energy.

For facilities who are looking to replace old, obsolete metal halides - but are looking for low, upfront investment, Compact Fluorescent Lighting is a less expensive and easily-implemented measure that yields 40-60% energy savings.

The benefits of CFL retrofits:

    • Low upfront investment

    • Rapid ROI - paying itself off within 12-24 months

    • Low maintenance; last 6-8 times longer than metal halides

    • Occupancy controls provide an additional 20% energy savings

    • Outstanding light quality for high-bay environments











Call us today to get a hassle-free consultation to find out how much CFL’s can save your facility today. 317-863-0760