LEDs or light emitting diodes are slowly becoming popular in the domestic, commercial as well as industrial market as the lighting technology of choice. This is mainly because they are very energy efficient, long-lasting and eco-friendly in nature. Though the initial installation cost may be a bit more than the CFLs and the traditional fluorescent lamps, in the long run, they are able to save a lot of money on our electricity bills. The LEDs are of different categories; T5, T8, and T12 varieties. Here the letter T signifies tubular and the numeral 5, 8 and 12 denotes the size of the diameter of the tube. There is also a ballast compatible variety LED. They are gaining a lot of attention in the domestic market because they can act as an easy replacement of the traditional fluorescent tube lights. More…>!