How to Use Lights to Encourage Social Distancing

May 14, 2020

One of the challenges that facilities face during the COVID-19 pandemic is how to monitor the health and safety of their employees. One of the biggest prevention measures for combating COVID-19 is the act of social distancing and wearing proper protective equipment. An advanced network...

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Benefits of Manufacturing Facility Lighting Retrofits

Apr 16, 2020

Retrofitting Lighting Systems Retrofitting a production facility's lighting has many benefits. So many manufacturing facilities use metal halide high bay fixtures or other fluorescent lighting. While these have advantages over some other systems, LED lighting offers many benefits making a retrofit a sound business decision. Every...

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A Commercial Retrofit Is a Long Term Investment; Plan Carefully

Mar 05, 2020

Since most high-quality LED fixtures are rated for 250,000 hours or 20+ years of continuous 24 hour use, building owners considering a commercial lighting retrofit should realize that they are investing for the long-term.  A properly done LED retrofit requiring minimal or no maintenance will...

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Reduce your Carbon Footprint with LED Lighting

Feb 07, 2020

With this winter's extreme weather, it's becoming more and more clear that we have to act fast to address the issue of climate change. As a business owner, you're in a very special position when it comes to reducing your carbon footprint. Not only can...

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The Importance of Photometrics

Jan 07, 2020

When it comes to the lighting you will use in your facility, the photometrics will be a pivotal asset. With these, you will know how the lighting in your facility is seen by the human eye. In other words, it means you will be able...

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Time to Be “Smart” About Lighting Solutions

Dec 02, 2019

In the past several decades, the lighting industry has come a long way, going from incandescent and fluorescent lights to HIDs and LEDs. The 21st century has brought us a new approach to lighting – smart operation. The power of smart lighting solutions is hard to...

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LED Explosion Proof Lighting in Manufacturing Facilities

Nov 22, 2019

Lighting is one fixture of a manufacturing facility that has impending dangers. In the industries that operate with hazardous elements such as flammable gases, chemicals, dust, and vapors, lights may cause an explosion and fire. These fixtures may blow and let off a spark that...

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Why LEDs Provide Safer Manufacturing Lighting

Dec 04, 2017

With older technologies, providing a brightly lit work area conflicts with economics. The reason is their energy inefficiency. On the other hand, LEDs produce less waste heat, and therefore provide bright lighting without high energy bills. LED light is also unidirectional, which means most of...

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Design Considerations for Manufacturing Lighting

May 10, 2017

Many elements go into creating a successful manufacturing facility, and good lighting is one component that should not be overlooked. Good lighting in an industrial facility can keep workers safe and more productive, and a cheerful, well-lit workplace can be good for morale. However careful...

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