Installing Led tube lights for lower electricity bills

If you care about your surroundings and have been tired of using those harsh fluorescent lights or halogen bulbs around you, then you might just need to change. Led tube lights are a better option than those traditional light sources that we all use. How? Well, they are more economical, energy efficient, conserve power, lower our electricity bills and moreover get those hazardous fluorescent or other potentially dangerous incandescent lights out of our lives for good. Getting led lights installed is the best way to save money and go green to protect the earth and your own lives as well.

Coming to the installation and fixture of Led tube lights, now how you will be doing this is a bit tricky. You can simply not get Led lights fixed into the same fixture you might have had for fluorescent lights earlier. Installation of the Led light will need some definite modifications to be done around the fixture of the fluorescent light for sure. Now a fluorescent light fixture consists of three main components; the fluorescent tube light; ballast; and finally the starter. Depending on the type of fluorescent light fixture you might be using, the starter system might have its own usages. In some fixtures it is not required at all, in some it is already built in into the ballast and in some it can be a replaceable component. So when you want to fix a Led light into the same fixture of the fluorescent light, the first thing that you will need to do will be disconnecting the starter and the ballast.

Keep in mind that the Led tube lights you intend to install are of the same shape and size as the fixture that is already wired in your homes. You can easily find the tube lights of the same size in the market and it will save you the hassle of getting new fixtures wired in for the installation of the Led tube lights. The job can be left to an electrician to do but when you are intent on setting about fixing the replacement led light into the old fixture yourselves make sure that the power is off. In cases when the power cannot be cut off to that specific fixture, the use of insulating gloves and a wooden ladder to reach the fixture should not be ignored at all.

Setting about the task yourselves can be a bit of a hassle as it might involve a lot of wire work. You will have to disconnect the cover or the holder along with the ballast when you will be fixing in the new Led tube lights or bulbs. After you are done removing the reflector you will then need to install and rewire the holders for each and every Led tube light separately before you can put the lights into them. Once it is done, and your Led lights are installed you will now get half your electricity bills as far as lighting is concerned.

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