It goes without saying that every building requires some form of illumination. Even if there were more hours of sunlight each day there would be no escaping the fact that artificial light is required not only inside of a property but often outside too for a variety of reasons. For commercial buildings – especially highrises and office complexes, building automation systems like in this case study can help create a centralized control for HVAC, lighting, electrical, and security systems to save operating and maintenance costs. Once this is established, you can determine lighting types for each environment.
When it comes to lighting up a commercial property, it is not only useful, it can also be a legal requirement; lighting is required to:
Further to these legal requirements, there is also the obligation to ensure that the lighting operates as it should do – the exit routes in particular as these are only needed in times of danger to life. Conducting regular emergency light testing should form part of every business’s standard procedures in order to maintain its efficiency.
If you’re looking to install some commercial lighting, it is important to consider the options so that the working environments for staff and any places customers are well-lit.
Take a look at these 5 types of different commercial lighting you should look at:
In recent years, the popularity of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) has grown thanks to the improvements in their manufacture. It is now a better option (in most cases) than other incandescent metal bulbs or indeed earlier types of commercial lights. There are many types of commercial LEDs available for both indoor and outdoor use. Plus owing to their energy-saving properties and enhanced durability, they can reduce the cost of the utility bill for any business so are certainly worth considering. Here are 3 types of LEDs you could install:
1. Task Lights
2. Recessed Troffer Light
3. Outdoor Lights
In addition to LED lights, you could also consider the following: