The extruded aluminum linear lamp conforms to the dimensions of a typical fluorescent lamp. It provides an efficient heat sink and uses bright Lumiled K2 diodes. The fluorescent ballast is replaced with the Re Driver. It’s skinny profile helps to make retrofitting the ballast easier.
In addition to the energy savings, the benefits of utilization of LED lighting technology include a 10 year service life (more than half a billion fluorescent tubes are disposed of int he US each year), no infrared or UV light emissions, no mercury or PCBs, high quality light and wide operating temperature range.
This is great news for people who have fluorescent fixtures in place and want and to utilize LED lighting.