Aura Light launches energy-efficient LED tube for fluorescent lighting retrofit projects

Sept. 26, 2016
The Swedish lighting company Aura Light launches a new LED retrofit tube for replacement of T8 fluorescent tubes. It is used as a quick and easy solution to save energy up to 70% in existing luminaire installations. The LED tubbe is energy efficient and ideal for refrigeration, offices, supermarkets, retail, signage and all other applications with high switching frequencies.

Aura OptiT8 Long Life is a LED T8 retrofit tube that delivers high energy efficiency and quality of light and has a lifetime of at least 50,000 hours. It provides a high efficacy, of up to 160 lm/W and 70 % energy savings in comparison to T8 fluorescent tubes.

"This high quality LED tube enables you to change to LED, quickly and easily while saving energy and installation costs. It has an excellent efficacy and the reliable quality that Aura Light is known for," says Martin Malmros, CEO Aura Light International AB.

Aura OptiT8 Long Life is backed by a five-year guarantee. It has a rotatable cap which makes it possible to fine-tune the direction of the light after the installation. The end caps rotate 90 degrees in both directions. The LED light source has an integrated driver and heat sink suited to replace fluorescent T8 tubes operated by magnetic ballasts in existing installations. It is available in the colour temperatures 3000K, 4100K and 5000K and has a chromaticity tolerance of maximum 3 SDCM.

About Aura Light
Aura Light is a lighting company that supplies sustainable lighting solutions to professional customers, enabling them to reduce cost, energy consumption and environmental impact. Aura Light is acknowledged for long lifetime, high quality and energy reduction, where the Aura Light lighting solutions can reduce the energy consumption by up to 80 percent. The foundation for Aura Light was already laid in 1930 under the name LUMA and Long Life fluorescent lamps have been produced since 1980. The Head Office is located in Stockholm, Sweden. Aura Light subsidiaries and distributors sell lighting solutions worldwide with customers primarily found in industry, retail and the public sector. Aura Light has about 300 employees and a turnover of approximately 80 million Euros.


Ellen Flodin, Press Officer - Aura Light International AB,
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