This UL White Paper provides an overview of the issues related to the replacement of linear fluorescent lamps with LED lighting in commercial and industrial settings. Beginning with background information on the growing use of LEDs, the white paper identifies some of the technical challenges involved in retrofitting linear fluorescent luminaires with LED replacement lamps, and other potential impacts from such changes. The paper then offers a review of the current standards applicable to LED lamps, luminaires and retrofit kits. The white paper concludes with an overview of additional issues facing builders, building owners and operators considering the retrofitting of linear fluorescent luminaires with LED replacement lamps.
Read the white paper to learn more about the evaluation and testing of LED replacement lamps and luminaire retrofit kits.