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Light Tape® Energy Consumption Comparison

Light Tape® is the most inexpensive, energy efficient lighting option available, costing only about $80 a year. Compared to fluorescent and neon lighting, both costing about $1700 annually, Light Tape® is a bargain! Even LEDs, the “energy efficient” choice, costs about $500 a year to operate.

Light Tape® Energy Consumption

Light Tape® Energy Consumption By Area
Watts per Square Foot

Watts Area
6.5 watts 1 Square Foot
13 watts 2 Square Feet
19.4 watts 3 Square Feet
25.9 watts 4 Square Feet
32.4 watts 5 Square Feet
38.9 watts 6 Square Feet
45.4 watts 7 Square Feet
51.8 watts 8 Square Feet
58.3 watts 9 Square Feet
64.8 watts 10 Square Feet

Light Tape® Energy Consumption
Amps per Area with Full Illumination

Print Size Amps Area
1 in2 0.00025 1 in2
A4 0.023 94 in2
A3 0.468 187 in2
A2 0.102 408 in2
A1 0.216 864 in2
A0 0.387 1549 in2
11" x 11.5" 0.032 126.5 in2
16" x 16.5" 0.066 264 in2

Brightness

30 foot lamberts
102.6 cd/m2

Light Tape® Energy Consumption By Standard Sizes Watts

Print Size Full Illumination 50% Illumination Units
1 in2 0.45 0.225 watts
A4 4.355 2.1775 watts
A3 8.71 4.355 watts
A2 16.9 8.45 watts
A1 34.97 17.485 watts
A0 69.94 34.97 watts
11" x 11.5" 5.72 2.86 watts
16" x 16.5" 11.895 5.9475 watts

Light Tape® Power Consumption

Light Tape v Neon Neon Mercury/Argon 1 in. Light Tape 0.5 in. Light Tape
Annual CO2 Production Metric Ton 0.53 0.02 0.01
Annual CO2 Production Kgs 527 18.5 9.25
Cost Per Year 100 ft. @ 10p/kWh $609.59 $21.24 $10.62
kWh Per Year/100 ft. 3834 134 67
Watts Per Foot 8.75 0.3 0.15

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