Converting building lights to LED bulbs to cash in on their superior light, lower electricity consumption, and much longer life is easy when it comes to screw-in bulbs. This is due to the fact that LED bulbs readily fit into the same screw-in sockets used by incandescent and CFL (compact fluorescents) bulbs, both of which are growing scarce on store shelves. Converting fluorescent fixtures to accommodate LED tubes is more complicated. Not all fluorescent fixtures are designed the same. There is also a lot of confusing information being offered about LED conversions. One thing is sure: You can change fluorescent fixtures over to LED one fixture at a time. That allows you to upgrade lighting on a schedule that fits your pocketbook. If you are resistant to upgrading to LED bulbs, bear in mind that both bulbs and ballasts for T12 fluorescent fixtures are growing rare and are getting increasingly more difficult to find. T8 bulbs and ballasts are on the same chopping block in the near future. At this point, no termination of T5 bulbs and fixtures is scheduled, but this fluorescent fixture is targeted to be discontinued in the future. There is a wide variety of methods for converting ...