June 02, 13
Industrial Lighting – An Important Part of Any Commercial Facility
- Industrial Lighting – An Important Part of Any Commercial Facility
Industrial lighting is a very important part of any business. If you run a commercial building you need to make sure that your warehouses, loading docks, and parking lots are well lit. Proper lighting keeps things running smoothly and efficiently and it is important for keeping the workplace safe. If you have employees working in shadows it’s time to start shopping for new industrial lighting.
There are a number of things to think about before you put in new lighting. You will need to figure out what types of light fixtures you need and how many of each type will be required to provide adequate lighting. At http://hibritelighting.com/ we can help you figure that out with a free energy analysis. You can leave your name and e-mail address in our contact form or give us a call at 605-339-1111 and we can help you choose the right lighting for your facility.
If you’re in the market for new industrial lighting you may also want to think about replacing multiple lamps at once. In many instances you can save money by replacing many old lamps at the same time rather than replacing a few here and there as they burn out. It is estimated that replacing lamps one by one as they burn out can be as much as five times more expensive than replacing groups of lamps on a regular basis.
To replace groups of lamps it is important to keep a record of how long the lamps have been operating in a particular area. This will give you an idea of how close they are to the end of their useful life. If you replace groups of lamps during off-peak hours you will also create less of a disruption to the flow of work going on in your facility than you would by constantly replacing one lamp at a time as they go out. Replacing groups of lamps may also allow you to get a discount on the cost of the lamps by purchasing in bulk.
Whether you choose to spot replace lamps as they burn out or replace them in groups, it is important to get good quality, energy efficient lamps. At http://hibritelighting.com/ we have T8 and T5 fluorescent lighting with a longer useful life than the lamps of many of our competitors. Our T8 lamps have a lamp life of 36,000 to 38,000 hours. They also turn on instantly and have no restrike time compared to the 5 to 7 minute restrike time for high intensity discharge lamps. Our lamps are incredibly energy-efficient and require virtually no maintenance once they are installed so they will pay for themselves quickly.