What Are the Parts of an Overhead Fluorescent Light Fixture?

Answer Fluorescent lights are replacing incandescent lights with their more efficient use of electricity and longer lifespan. The bulbs are naturally tube shaped and excel at providing overhead light in l... Read More »

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Parts of a Fluorescent Light Fixture?

Fluorescent lights have long been used for commercial and workshop lighting because of their low energy consumption, relatively low cost and the long life of fluorescent tubes or bulbs. In addition... Read More »

How do I change the bulb in a 4-tube fluorescent light fixture?

Allow the Bulb to CoolTurn the light switch off to allow the bulbs to completely cool before handling to prevent serious injury.Remove the Old BulbGrasp the light fixture gently, and rotate the bul... Read More »

How do I use a higher watt compact fluorescent in a light fixture?

Determine the WattageDetermine the maximum wattage for your light fixture. The information is found on or near the bulb socket.Compare Light OutputSelect the CFL that provides the light output of i... Read More »

How long does a ballast in a fluorescent light fixture work?

A typical fluorescent light ballast has a life expectancy of 50,000 hours under normal conditions. High temperatures, switching frequency, wattage, type of light fixture and ballast all affect ball... Read More »