The linear fluorescent lamp index continued a downward trend, T5, T8, and T12 lamps all posted a year-over-year decrease for 1Q 2019, compared to 1Q 2018, of 12.3 percent, 13.6 percent, and 2.8 percent, respectively. The index showed mixed results for quarter-over-quarter comparisons with T5 and T8 posting increases of 4.1 percent and 2.5 percent, respectively, in 1Q 2019 compared to 4Q 2018. T12 shipments decreased by 16.5 percent in 1Q 2019 compared to 4Q 2018.
In 1Q 2019 T-LEDs accounted for 30.4 percent of the florescent lamp shipments. T8 lamps accounted for 50.9 percent of 1Q 2019 shipments while T5 and T12 lamps claimed 8.2 and 10.4 percent, respectively.
Director, Statistical Operations