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  • Monday, October 21, 2019
  • New Reports Illuminate LED Market Assessment

Two reports were recently released on a LED, or light emanating diode, assessment conducted through a joint project by ACEP, the Cold Climate Housing Research Center, and the UAF Bristol Bay Campus.

The first report, “2018-2019 Summary of Linear LEDs — Longevity and Installs,” focuses on LED light life and light longevity. The second report, “Economic and Performance Analysis of T8 Linear LED Replacement Lamps,” focuses on the performance and economics of T8 LED lights, their illumination compared to fluorescent lighting and LED replacement scenarios for public facilities.
The reports, funded by the Alaska Housing Finance Corp., Office of Naval Research and the U.S. Department of Education, guide facilities managers choosing among the thousands of linear LED lights on the market.

For more information on the LED assessments, please contact Tom Marsik at


Plywood blocks all light from the window in the LED testing room at the Cold Climate Housing Research Center.