COMMERCIAL LOW ENERGY LIGHTING & LED LIGHTING

INTRODUCTION: LED LIGHTING

  • Growing imperative to save energy due to rising costs.
  • Lighting presents an easy, relatively low cost savings opportunity.
  • Efficient lighting offers the second easiest target for savings after hot water in the residential sector.
  • It is a significant area for savings in most commercial operations.
  • Seen as the “right” thing to do – can form part of corporate social responsibility programme.
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GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS: LED

  • Lower maintenance.
  • Longer lifespan.
  • Far lower wattage per lumen far more lux per watt (lux = lumens per meter squared).
  • More choices of colour temperature for different applications.
  • Better colour rendering (CRI) which is important for retail industries and special effect lighting.
  • Lighting can be specified for the type of industry and different manufacturing environments.
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THE MOST COMPELLING REASONS FOR INSTALLING LOW ENERGY LIGHTING

  • Any home that has not already installed LED’s is wasting money!
  • Any business that has not already installed LED’s is wasting money!
  • New buildings have to use LED’s to comply with the watt per square meter allowances