I think it is exactly safety related! Not tripping over crap waiting for the fluorescent ones to light up in winter.
I tripled the number of fixtures in the shop (mine came from Costco) since they don't draw anything, looks like daylight now. If you add the cheap little HF remote control, you can turn them on in sections as well. https://www.harborfreight.com/indoor...-pc-62575.html