Regardless of the type of facility you occupy, you have some kind of office space within your building. Within this office space, your employees must have a comfortable and productive work environment. It is therefore extremely important that you carefully select the lighting fixtures under which they work.
If you install the wrong industrial office lighting fixtures, they will produce a negative impact on productivity and morale. To get the best results, you will need to consult with experts who can develop a photometric plan that will detail the specifics of your interior commercial lighting. This plan will show you what fixtures you will need and where your electrical contractor will need to install them.
In prior decades, fatigue was often very prevalent in the office place due to poor lighting conditions. People would experience eye strain and fatigue simply from sitting underneath older generation indoor fluorescent lights. This was because of poor power control of older magnetic ballasts antiquated industrial office lighting fixtures.
This would often cause a slightly audible humming sound as well as noticeable flickering. The bulbs in those lamps contained a mixture of gases and metals that would cast a slightly yellowish glow on the room that would, which leads to eyestrain. This only adds to the stress of labor and task as employees work in an increasingly uncomfortable work environment.
Since fluorescent lamps have such a long life, you might still have some of these older bulbs in your older lighting fixtures. If your lights are older than ten years, you will need to install a new industrial office lighting control system for the betterment of your employees.
Features that you need to look for in industrial office lighting are easy access to bulbs and ballasts for quick replacements. Newer, more energy efficient lamps are easy to install. They also help save money on operating costs by consuming less electricity. Their longer lamp life means fewer bulb replacements and correspondingly lower maintenance costs.
Some ceiling mounted lights still use the traditional tube shaped fluorescent lights. Wall mounted lights produce much better color rendering than those of the past. No longer do your employees have a yellowish look to their skin. With the elimination of that yellow light, eyestrain is gone as well. The greater lumens output of these lights will helps them to work more productively.
If you do not want to use tube fluorescent lighting fixtures for your industrial office lighting, but you still want the benefits offered by energy efficient of fluorescent bulbs, you can use traditional lights that require a screw-in bulbs such as an incandescent.
By replacing these incandescents with compact fluorescent bulbs, you can lower your energy costs, and, depending upon the number of lights you replace, lower the temperature in your office. This is because incandescent lighting wastes so much energy in the form of excess heat. This can affect your air conditioner thermostat and cause your building cooling costs to rise.
Energy savings is of the highest level of importance when you are choosing your commercial overhead office lighting. You need the brightest of lights for the least amount of energy used. Striking this balance only benefits you and your employees. RLLD Commercial Lighting will help you do this with a photometric design whose cost value is reimbursed to you if you subsequently buy the equipment you need from us.
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