Sylvania Light Bulbs And Ballasts | Sarasota | Bradenton | Clearwater | Tampa | Ft Myers

28/09/10 1 COMMENTS

Synergy Lighting Supply is your number one resource for Sylvania Light Bulbs and Ballasts. Sylvania Light Bulbs and Ballasts are priced at wholesale pricing to contractors, builders and electricians. As a contractor grade product, Sylvania Lamps and Ballasts are suitable for general use in new construction and general lighting needs. We stock a complete lines of Sylvania Halogen PAR’s, Compact Fluorescent, Linear Octron™ and Pentron™ Fluorescent, Metal Halides, High Pressure Sodium Lamps, and the full line of Quicktronic™ Fluorescent Ballasts and HID Ballasts, ready for immediate free delivery.

Low Price Guarantee on all Sylvania Brand Products

You can shop anywhere for Sylvania Light Bulbs and Ballasts, however Synergy Lighting offers a low price guarantee against any competitor. Our every day savings on Sylvania Light Bulbs is available even with free delivery to your business. Whether you need a Sylvania bulb or an entire truck load, we pride ourselves on our FAST FREE Delivery on all in stock items. Plus… our prompt, expert service. Count on It!

Fast FREE Delivery Of Sylvania Light Bulbs And Ballasts

Synergy Lighting provides Fast FREE Delivery of Sylvania Light Bulbs and Ballasts to commercial customers, contractors and property management firms in Sarasota, Bradenton, Clearwater, St Petersburg, Tampa, Ft Myers, Naples, and all surrounding areas.

Sylvania Distributor

As a distributor of Sylvania Brand products, you can be assured to receive the fairest prices on brand name bulbs and ballasts. Unlike other authorized distributors of Sylvania Brand Products, Synergy Lighting tests every product we sell against competing brands to ensure that you are offered the highest quality products at unbelievable savings, and value. Should another brand of product provide better quality and value, we will help assist you in comparing brands and selecting the product that works best for your needs.Sylvania Light Bulbs and Ballasts, view our website and call Synergy Lighting for a free quote.

Order your Sylvania Light Bulbs and Ballasts Today!

 

Call 1-877-220-5483

 

For more information on ordering Sylvania Light Bulbs, View our website or call Synergy Lighting for a free consultation.

 

Phone: (941)-756-4844

Toll Free: (877) 220-5483

e-mail: sales@synergylightingusa.com

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Which Fluorescent Ballasts Improve Lighting & Offer High Efficiency Savings

23/08/10 1 COMMENTS

One of the biggest problems with Fluorescent Lighting and light fixtures is and has always been a lack of public awareness as to the products being used. Typically a consumer or facility maintenance department know what kind of bulbs they need for a fixture, and when it comes time for a ballast, they seek “A Ballast” that would appropriately run the number and type of lamps being used.

There Are Many Types of Fluorescent Ballasts

Manufacturers such as Sylvania, Advance, GE and Prolume, (Many others), all make fluorescent T8 ballasts. What most people do not know is they make many different kinds all for the same lamp combination.  These include:

  • Residential Grade Ballasts
  • Standard General Ballast
  • CEE Rated High Efficiency Ballasts

Each of these varying grades of fluorescent electronic ballasts are available in 120 Volt, 277 Volt and Universal Voltage. Not only are they available in varying voltages, but they as well have a great variance as to the characteristics, energy consumption, light output and bottom line price.

The Benefits of Ballast Types & Pricing

Residential Grade Ballasts

Electronic Fluorescent Ballasts made for residential use are very common and typically found pre-installed in fluorescent fixtures available at stores like Home Depot and Lowes. The fixtures from these sources often carry a lower price than those available from commercial electric or lighting companies with the only difference being the ballast installed. The Residential or (GEB) Generic Electronic Ballast, are made with lower usage requirements such as 3 hours use per day. They have a smaller and less expensive electrolytic capacitor that when used for extended periods of time, crystallizes internally and fails. These ballasts when used in a commercial application rather than as a “Garage Light” usually fail with a year or two. Ballast cost @ $12.00 each.

See: Advance Residential Ballast Brochure

Standard General Ballasts

Standard  ballasts are designed for use in retail and offices with run times averaging 8-10 hours per use daily. Typically this is the “Normal” ballast you will receive when asking a supplier for a ballast.   These are readily available, and often come with very competitive pricing from distributors @ $15.50 to $21.oo per ballast. The quality of these ballasts are average, however they last @ 3 -5 years maximum life and only carry a warranty longer than 3 years if installed with the same brand lamps as the ballast manufacturer.  There is no energy benefits when using standard general ballasts, other than understanding that they operate with a ballast factor of 88%, which means the lamps are putting out 12% less light.  Examples of a stadard use ballast: Sylvania Quicktronic (QTP4x32T8 ISN-SC)

Beware: This is the ballast that most companies sell 100% of the time. Claims of “Best Quality, Professional Series or Commercial Grade” are misleading as it is intended for light use only, not heavy duty or energy efficiency.
 
See: Sylvania Quicktronic Brochure
 

CEE Rated High Efficiency Ballasts

Halco High Efficiency T8 Ballast

High Efficiency Ballasts are considered to be the “Best Quality, Most Efficient” ballasts available in today’s market. These ballasts which meet the efficiency standards of Energy Star and (CEE) Consortium For Energy Efficiency provide maximum light output of 95% of the design lumen output and producing up to 99.8 lumen’s per watt.  These are excellent choices for office, warehouse such as Fluorescent High Bay fixtures as well as retail store lighting.

 

This means brighter light, greater energy savings and a complete 5 year factory warranty no matter how many hours of use in any application.

See: Halco High Efficiency Brochure

 

For more information view our website or call Synergy Lighting for a free consultation.  Phone: (941)-756-4844

Toll Free: (877) 220-5483

e-mail: sales@synergylightingusa.com

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T8 Fluorescent High Bay Fixtures | Reduce Costs

19/08/10 2 COMMENTS

One of the most common forms of industrial warehouse and large commercial lighting is Metal Halide High Bays. These fixtures which are often selected initially because of their high lumens per watt and relatively low price are found virtually every where you look. They can be found in Grocery Stores such as Publix, and Retail Stores Like Sports Authority and HHGregg as well as 90% of all warehouses. We like to refer to these fixtures as the “Engineers Choice” when a new construction project is being developed. They are easy to specify, very bright and can be laid out using a relatively low amount of fixtures.

Metal Halide High Bays Are Really Not Efficient

It is highly likely that the era of the Metal Halide High Bay still being used today is not out of necessity or efficiency but merely that of imitating others. “Well, Best Buy has those lights, we should too”. The unfortunate situation is that nobody upfront considers the true reality of metal halide lighting. This reality is:

  • Color shift, lights turning green and pink
  • Enormous electricity cost of operation
  • High priced replacements of ballasts and bulbs
  • High heat loads emiting from the light fixture
  • Possible harm from explosion and uv radiation
  • Long start up and restrike time

T8 Fluorescent High Bay Fixtures Can Do The Job

T8 Fluorescent has been around for years, in fact you may have them above your head right now in an office! Most people do not realize that those lights used in the office can also be used to provide the high levels of light required where Metal Halide High Bay fixtures may exist. T8 Fluorescent has improved so dramatically just in the past 12 months, that these lamps can now be used for the same purpose. Using specially designed 6 lamp T8 High Bay fixtures such as those available through Synergy Lighting can reduce the electrical consumption by 54% compared to 400 Watt Metal halide Fixtures. Warm up and Restrike times from power outages is elliminated with Instant On/Off illumination. Additionally, there are large tax deductions available to those who makes this change.

Benefits achieved are:

  • No color shift with aging lamps
  • Improved light quality without hot-spots
  • 54% energy savings
  • 210% reduction in heat output from the light fixture
  • 70% reduction of maintenance costs
  • Ellimination of safety hazards
  • Instant On / Off

MH400 METAL HALIDE HIGHBAY T8 FLUORESCENT HIGH BAY
The above retail store converted from MH400 Highbays using 468 watts per fixture to T8 Highbays supplied by Synergy Lighting using only 221 watts per fixture.

Installation of this Project was Performed by WES Inc. FL-EC0001689

High Bay Comparison Super T8 6 LAMP 400 WATT METAL HALIDE
Average cost per bulb $1.99 $24.95
Average ballast cost $17.00 $86.00
Hour life of bulbs 36,000 20,000
Energy cost per year (.13 pkw) $110.32 $237.27
Total Fixture Wattage 221 468
Heat Emissions Temp 130 F 480 F
Hot Spots on Floor NONE YES
Color shifting of lamps NONE OFTEN
Danger of explosion NONE HIGH
Time to change bulb 10 minutes 10 minutes
Warranty 5 year 2 year
Color Rendering For Retail Excellent Average

A Metal Halide lamp has a rated life of 20,000 hours compared to 36,000 hours of a ECO Friendly Super T8 Fluorescent. For more information view our MH to T5/T8 Retrofit Flyer, view our website or call Synergy Lighting for a free consultation. Phone: (941)-756-4844

Toll Free: (877) 220-5483

e-mail: sales@synergylightingusa.com

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