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Parking Lot Light, Pole, and Fixture

At Stouch Lighting we occasionally compile our favorite blogs on a particular subject and today is one of those days. LED parking lot lights have been getting a lot of attention because of the maintenance savings, energy savings, and lighting performance enhancements that they can bring to a facility's parking lot. Below we’ve compiled nine blog posts that we’ve written to help you better understand the value of LED parking lot lighting.

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Converting Parking Lot Lights to LED: What You Need to Know about the Before and After Look

This post discusses an LED retrofit that was completed for two area middle schools. We use photos to truly illustrate the visual difference LED parking lot lights can make. It then goes on to talk about the positive financial results of the retrofit. The post finishes by talking about the three main benefits that will result after a retrofit is complete, namely: improved lighting quality, reduced maintenance expenses, and lower utility bills. To read the full post click here

Three Benefits of LED Parking Lot Lighting

This post goes into granular detail about the three main benefits that a building owner or facility manager will experience by implementing LED parking lot lights. The benefits covered in this post are: improved lighting performance and quality associated with LEDs, reduction in maintenance expenses because of the the longer lifespan, and reduction in energy consumption by switching to LEDs. To read the full post click here.

Three Common Issues with Conventional Parking Lot Lighting

This post discusses the issues associated with old parking lot lights like metal halide, high-pressure sodium and high-intensity discharge lamps. The post discusses the higher energy costs associated with these types of lights, the need for more frequent maintenance because of the shorter lamp lifespans, and the overall performance issues such as the low color rendering index. To read the full post click here.

Outdoor LED Parking Lot Lights: Making a Difference

This post starts out by talking about why LED parking lot lights are an improvement for organizations. Specifically, how LEDs don’t lose as much energy to heat, how LEDs are a directional source of lighting, and how the number of components in LED lighting are drastically reduced, limiting the number of “failure” points for the lighting. Finally, the post talks about the tangible benefits of LED for your parking lot. To read the full post click here.

Facility Managers: Does Your Parking Lot Look Like This?

Do your parking lot lights look yellow? This is a case study post for Kaiserman Company’s Kevon One Office Center in Pennsauken, New Jersey, and it shows the results, including better color rendering, of their retrofit to LED. The company completed an LED retrofit with 25 HID light fixtures. The post covers the pain points that drove the Company to implement the retrofit. Finally, the post details the impressive results, namely the fact that the Kevon One Office Center was able to reduce its energy consumption by 78%. To read the full post click here.

Three Common Issues with HID Parking Lot Lights

This post goes through the main issues with HID parking lot lighting. Specifically, the higher energy costs associated with HID lighting, primarily because the wattage used is significantly greater than LED’s. Additionally, the post details the higher maintenance costs incurred because of the short lifespans of HID lights. Finally, it covers the overall lighting performance of these types of lights, touching on the low color rendering index of high pressure sodium lights. To read the full post click here.

Everything You Need To Know About Outdoor LED Lighting

This post starts out by making a case for LED lighting. It then discusses the long lifespan associated with LEDs because of the way they progress through their useful life. The post then goes on to discuss the high quality of light that it produces and the drastically improved color rendering index. Finally, the post address and the low amount of energy that it LEDs consume and it correlates that directly with savings for the facility manager. To read the full post click here.

3 Industries That Should Consider Outdoor LED Lighting, and 3 Reasons Why

This post discusses why schools & universities, municipalities, and real estate organizations should consider switching to LED outdoor lighting. The post illuminates that these organizations are on tight budgets and need to make the most of their resources, and how LEDs can drastically reduce energy and maintenance expenses. Additionally, the post highlights that all three organizations need to have safe environments, either for school children, municipality members or tenants, and how LEDs can create a bright, safe environment for individuals. To read the full post click here.

Everything You Need To Know About LED Retrofits

This post is a primer on everything that you need to know about conducting an LED retrofit for your organization. The post covers important things to know if considering an LED retrofit like: what is a retrofit, why put in an LED retrofit, what are the benefits of an LED retrofit, what are the main considerations during an LED retrofit, and what some examples of LED retrofits look like. To read the full post click here.

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In conclusion, reading these nine posts above will definitely help you round out your LED parking lot lighting education. However, if you still have questions after reading these posts reach out to us here at Stouch Lighting as we would be happy to speak with you about your lighting needs, or to provide you with a free no-obligation assessment of what a retrofit would look like for your company.