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.
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.
Commercial outdoor LED floodlight fixtures are quickly becoming widely used across industrial and commercial facilities including warehouses and security perimeters as well as stadiums for enhanced sports lighting. Even though floodlights are available in other forms with older lighting technologies like high intensity discharge (HID), LEDs are simply a better option. Below we'll detail the benefits of LED flood lights.
LED’s are rapidly becoming the standard choice for exterior commercial lighting fixtures, in part due to their superior durability and versatility, making them ideal for exterior commercial settings. Loading docks, storage yards, and other outdoor commercial environments can operate around the clock with heavy loading machinery and activities that expose commercial lighting to shocks and impacts that can easily damage traditional high-pressure sodium or halogen fixtures. Exterior LED lights include solid state components that are less susceptible to damage from shocks and vibrations. If an LED fixture does experience some damage, the modular nature of many LED lighting systems facilitates easy replacement of a single unit without affecting other fixtures in an exterior commercial lighting array.
Due to the unique characteristics of LED lights, they are becoming more and more popular for commercial and industrial applications, especially for outdoor lighting. LED's are more durable, reliable, and need little to no maintenance.
The primary benefits of replacing existing lighting with LED lighting are reduced maintenance and energy costs. While the initial expense of an LED retrofit is higher than traditional lighting, this investment often pays for itself within 3-5 year, and in many cases sooner. This impressive ROI means that your initial investment results in future financial and sustainable benefits very quickly. LED lighting is a positive addition for any facility.
What is a wall pack light, and what applications benefit from it?
Wall pack lights or exterior building lights are terms that describe the outdoor lighting that is commonly mounted on the outside facing walls of buildings. This type of exterior lighting is generally used to provide illumination to ground areas frequented by vehicles and pedestrians. They also function well as an added layer of security for property owners. It is not uncommon to see multiple fixtures mounted on a single building or wall, with the fixture spacing designed to provide even lighting around the grounds. Below are a few image examples of conventional wall pack lighting mounted on an exterior wall.
Parking garage lighting is a term used to describe both outdoor lighting and indoor lighting that is commonly surface, pendant, or recessed mounted to a structure’s ceiling, soffit, or overhang. This type of lighting is generally used to provide illumination to areas for vehicle and pedestrian use. Traditional HID parking garage lights, while common, aren’t the most efficient solution for your facility.
This post details three benefits of parking garage lighting. They are energy cost reduction, maintenance cost reduction, and improved lighting performance. Read below for more.