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.
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:
Outdoor LED lighting, such as LED high mast light fixtures, provide some excellent benefits for large areas or sites requiring illumination because of how they generate and distribute light. However, not all LED lighting is created equal, and as such, neither is every LED manufacturer and supplier. We’re not here to throw stones, but we hear a lot of promises about LED lighting and we think it’s important to be transparent about the benefits (and they are many) of LEDs. In this case, let’s talk about the potential LED high mast light benefits.
LED vapor tight fixtures are essential for industrial, commercial, and retail buildings and facilities where durable water-resistant lighting solutions are required. Many locations, such as car washes, convenience stores, manufacturing facilities, and shopping centers need an indoor and outdoor lighting solutions that will operate for many years while withstanding the exposure to cold and wet environments that are prevalent in such applications. Below we'll discuss five locations where LED vapor tight lighting would be ideal.
It wasn’t that long ago that compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) were considered the future of both residential and commercial lighting. And for a little while that assumption held some water. They saved significant energy compared to incandescent lamps, they fit in many existing fixtures, and their longer life were all very strong points in their favor.
But times change and, when it comes to technology, change quickly. The fame and future of CFLs came quickly and left even quicker.
LEDs are a simple invention with huge potential to change the lighting industry for the better. Don’t know much about them? Here are three big things you need to know to get your feet under you:
What Does LED Stand For?
LED stands for light-emitting diode.
A diode is an electrical device or component with two electrodes (an anode and a cathode) through which electricity flows - characteristically in only one direction (in through the anode and out through the cathode). Diodes are generally made from semiconductive materials such as silicon or selenium - substances that conduct electricity in some circumstances and not in others (e.g. at certain voltages, current levels, or light intensities).
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.