SoLux™ Daylight Lamp Cost Justification

Estimated Savings Using SoLux Instead of PAR lamps

Based on a installation of only 100 lamps, SoLux can save you per year over $6,700 in maintenance and electricity costs.  This calculation compares lamps with the same beam spreads for accuracy. This analysis clearly demonstrates the immediate cost savings realized by substituting outdated PAR lamps with energy efficient, long life, SoLux daylight lamps. 
Lighting System Present Lamp Used SoLux
Lamp Type PAR 90W Halogen 24° Flood 3500K 50W 24° Flood
Lamp Life (LL) 2000 4000
Lamp Price (LP) $5.60 $7.95
Lamp Wattage (LW) 90 50
Lamp Candlepower (CP) 3010 3185
Annual Operating Hours (AOH) 8760 8760
Labor $ Per Relamp (LPR) $10.00 $10.00
Average Electric Rate (AER) $0.10 $0.10
Total Number Sockets (TN) 100 80

Annual Operating Costs* PAR 90W Halogen 24° Flood 3500K 50W 24° Flood
Lamp Cost for like Candlepower $2,453 $1,645
Labor $4,380. $2,197
Electricity $7,884 $4,139
Total $14,717 $7,981
Total Annual Saving   $6,735

Estimated Payback Time if New Tracks and Fixtures are Required
Track Cost per Foot   $5.00
Track Length (feet)   160
Fixture Cost   $34.00
Number of Fixtures 100 PAR=80 SoLux 80
Labor Cost for Installation   $1,000.00
Total Cost   $4,520
Pay Back Period   Less than 8 Months

Calculations Present Lamp Used SoLux
Lamp Cost for like Candlepower [(AOH*LP*TN)/LL] [AOH*LPS*(TN*CP/CPS)LLS]
Labor [LPR*AOH*TN/LL] [LPR*AOH*(TN*CP/CPS)/LLS]
Electricity [LW*AOH*AER*TN)/1000 [(LWS*AOH*AER*(TN*CP/CPS))/1000]

 

 

 

SoLux Applications

Solux is used in numerous applications all over the world. Here are just a few:

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Owner
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