LED Retrofit Kits, TLEDs, and Lighting Controls: An Application Guide

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The vast majority of lighting in U.S. commercial buildings is provided by fluorescent troffer ceiling fixtures. Retrofitting these fluorescent troffers with LED sources offers the potential for enormous energy savings with project-level savings in the 20% to 60% range. To achieve these savings cost-effectively while maintaining high-quality lighting, facility managers need to consider a number of factors.

This fact sheet provides guidance for retrofitting fluorescent troffers, including the LED and associated control options available, the pro and cons and costs and benefits of each option, and agency specific requirements (where applicable).