Panasonic Electric Works Co Ltd released an LED base light that is designed for office use and has a total efficiency of 104.6lm/W (6,800lm, 65W).
The total efficiency is about 52% higher than that of the company’s LED base light released in fiscal 2009.
There have already been some LED base lights for office use. However, while they have long lives and can reduce maintenance efforts, their total efficiencies are lower than those of base lights using HF fluorescent lamps. According to Panasonic Electric Works, the LED base light that it released in fiscal 2009 has a total efficiency of 68.8lm/W, which is lower than the 85.3lm/W of its base light using two 32W HF fluorescent lamps.
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