Plug-and-Play LED Lamp replaces 32 W linear fluorescent lamps.

Press Release Summary:

Used in commercial buildings, 14 W plug-and-play Helen Lamp T8 installs within seconds into existing fixtures – troffers, pendants, and shop lights – and is L70-rated to 50,000 hr. Existing Instant Start, Programmed Start, or Rapid Start T8 fluorescent electronic ballasts power lamp. Once installed, lamp emits 1,800 lm over 330° of its surface. CRI is 83, and available CCTs are 3000K, 3500K, 4000K, and 5000K. Glass construction optimizes optical efficiency.

Original Press Release:

Lunera Lighting's Helen Lamp Product Family Adds Plug-and-Play LED T8 Linear Fluorescent Replacement

LED Replacement for Traditional Four-Foot Medium Bi-Pin T8 Fluorescent Lamp Now Available

Santa Clara, Calif., – Lunera® Lighting, Inc., a leader in lighting innovations accelerating the transformation to advanced LED technology, announces the addition of the Helen Lamp T8. Commercial building owners and managers can simply replace common 32-watt linear fluorescent lamps with Lunera’s 14-watt plug-and-play LED T8 lamp. The replacement lamp reduces lighting energy consumption by over 50%, while consistently delivering superior light quality.

“Lunera invented the plug-and play LED category with our Helen lamp. We are excited to extend our portfolio of high performing plug and play lamps that offer best in class ballast compatibility with the introduction of our Helen LED T8. Bringing Lunera quality and reliability to this very large market segment at competitive prices provides the commercial customer base with a simple and cost effective solution to convert their existing infrastructure to LED,” said Lunera’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Tom Quinn.

Facility managers can complete an LED upgrade in seconds by installing the Helen LED T8 into existing fixtures, including; troffers, pendants and shop lights. Lunera’s proprietary BallastLEDTM plug-and-play technology enables the existing Instant Start, Programmed Start or Rapid Start T8 fluorescent electronic ballasts to power the lamp.

Once installed, the high efficacy Helen Lamp T8 emits beautiful light over 330 degrees of its surface. It has a Color Rendering Index (CRI) of 83 and delivers up to 1,800 lumens of usable light. The lamps are available in 3000K, 3500K, 4000K or 5000K color temperatures to suit most applications. The Helen Lamp T8 is constructed from glass rather than plastic for superior optical efficiency.

The long lifespan of the Helen Lamp T8 is rated at 50,000 hours to L70, significantly longer than a typical fluorescent T8 lamp. It virtually eliminates ongoing lighting maintenance costs. There is no mercury in the Helen Lamp T8, allowing for non-hazardous waste disposal. The UL and DLC QPL Listed Helen Lamp T8 products are supported by a five-year warranty and are now available for purchase.

Where to Buy and Financing

Lunera’s LED lamp replacement products are available through authorized nationwide distributors. Financing options are available from Lunera. Utility rebates and the immediate energy savings gained through LED use can help offset upfront expenses for lighting retrofits. Contact Lunera to arrange a demonstration or to locate a distributor near you.


Carol Warren

Antarra Communications


About Lunera

Lunera Lighting, an innovative technology leader, delivers LED solutions that are simple to install, reliable to operate, and valuable to own. Lunera designs, manufactures and markets high performance commercial LED plug-and-play lamps that obsolete traditional lighting technologies. For building owners and operators, Lunera’s products reduce operating expenses by lowering electricity and maintenance costs. For occupants, Lunera’s technology improves light quality, enhancing comfort and productivity. Based in Silicon Valley, Lunera is part of a community of progressive companies that challenges convention and transforms industries for the benefit of all. Visit for additional product and company information.


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