Linear LED lamps designed to replace fluorescent tubes in countless commercial, industrial and residential troffer applications worldwide make up one of the fastest-growing segments of the LED lighting market, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) found in a recent CALiPER Snapshot report. The lamps, known as TLEDs, now make up more than 10% of active products and more than 50% of active lamps listed in the DOE’s LED Lighting Facts database. But based on data in Lighting Facts, researcher
CALiPER Snapshot Finds TLEDs’ Popularity Exceeds Their Performance Edge
The report looks at TLEDs across their variations including those that can operate directly on a fluorescent ballast, those with an integrated driver, those with an external driver and hybrid models.