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Blog entry by ronniebo posted 08-28-2013 12:45 AM 678 reads 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Morning All from Sunny Hobart, Tasmania.
I`m doing a full house/workshop reno and will be using LEDs throughout.
As the Solar Collectors will be taking most of the roof space of the workshop I have decided to try LEDs for the only light source in the shop.
Does anyone have any suggestions for the type of units to choose?
The shop measures 9metres by 7 metres.
Ron B



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Roger

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#1 posted 08-29-2013 12:10 AM

Wow. Interesting subject. Good luck with whatever you decide. I don’t know Jack about LED lights. I’ll be followin along to see what’s up.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#2 posted 08-29-2013 02:45 AM

This is a very interesting topic. I’ve just started exploring household lighting LEDs so I will follow this closely.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#3 posted 08-29-2013 11:40 PM

They might be a little more directional than you may like

-- Norman

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ronniebo

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#4 posted 09-02-2013 02:39 PM

advice from electrical wholesaler is to try LED conversions for fluoro tubes.
I`ll report back when I try some.
RB

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