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Energy Saving Examples

SAVING ENERGY
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EXAMPLE #1

This energy saving example shows an application of 100, FT8 lamps in an office space currently using 32w T8 florescent tubes operating 10 hours per day, Monday through Friday, or 2,600 hours per year at a cost of $0.11 per kWh. Your actual kWh may vary depending on your utility company and monthly usage variations.

  32w FT8 tube 15w LED T8 tube
Present System Wattage 32 Watts 15 Watts
x Annual Operating Hours 2,600 2,600
  83,200 watt-hours 39,000 watt-hours
divided by 1,000 82.2 kWh per year 39 kWh per year
x kWh rate of $0.11 $9.04 per year $4.29 per year
x 100 lamps $904 annual cost $429 annual cost
TOTAL ESTIMATED SAVINGS: $475.00 (53%)

EXAMPLE #2

This energy saving example shows an application of 10, 400 watt lamps in a parking lot space using metal halide lamps mounted in “shoe box” style fixtures and operating 10 hours per night all year or 3,650 hours per year at a cost of $0.11 per kWh. Your actual kWh may vary depending on your utility company and monthly usage variations.

  400w metal halide 150w LED fixture
Present System Wattage 400 Watts 150 Watts
x Annual Operating Hours 3,650 3,650
  1,460,000 watt-hours 547,500 watt-hours
divided by 1,000 1460 kWh per year 547.5 kWh per year
x kWh rate of $0.11 $160.60 per year $60.23 per year
x 100 lamps $1,606 annual cost $602.30 annual cost
TOTAL ESTIMATED SAVINGS: $1,003.70 (63%)
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