Our new blog series, LED Lighting Everywhere, will take you through a facility type in its entirety and explain each opportunity for LED lighting in that space. First up, grocery store lighting and supermarket lighting.
Let's address the first question first. The short answer? Yes, some LED light fixtures are explosion proof. The key word here is some. You have to select the correctly classified LED luminaire for it to be explosion proof for your particular hazardous location.
In a previous post, we talked all about distinguishing between different types of what's often referred to as hazardous location lighting. This included lighting applications such as high abuse, clean room, vandal-resistant, etc.
Hazardous location lighting can sometimes be a catch-all phrase for any lighting that needs to operate and perform safely in areas with abnormal conditions. While this is true in a generic sense, there are more exact phrases that describe lighting for all sorts of abnormal hazardous locations.
Today's LED lights are safe, effective, and so energy-efficient that there's no comparison with traditional lighting methods. But why do some people have concerns about health? We've addressed some common complaints about LEDs below.
Here's the boring definition of value engineering: value engineering is a creative approach that evaluates a variety of product options on a lighting project and provides the most appropriate alternate product options to meet or exceed budget expectations while still achieving the desired project criteria.
Is it part of your job description to decorate for the holidays? If you’re a facility or building manager, or if you’re involved in public works, you might dread the holidays. While people enjoy the decorations, they probably don’t realize the hard labor your team endured to beautify your shopping center, school, borough, mall, etc. Did you know that LED holiday lights could make your job easier? Let’s consider the following points about LED holiday lights.
Facility managers at schools, municipalities, and sports clubs are faced with a wide set of challenges. Maintaining several properties, operating on a paper thin budget, and having enough time to get to each task are just a few. While LED sports field lighting might not solve all of your problems, it will go a long way towards improving your sports facilities, reducing your energy consumption and spend, and cutting considerable amounts of time and money from your maintenance budget. Below we present the benefits of LED sports lighting: