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The Differences Between Fluorescent and LED Lights

Fluorescent lights are a large part of the lighting family. The standard fluorescent light was developed in the 1930’s for commercial use. There are three key types of fluorescents; cold cathode, hot cathode and electroluminescent. Advantages of Fluorescent Lights: Energy efficient. Affordable production costs – fluorescent lights are 66% cheaper than traditional lighting and provides the exact amount of brightness. Long life of tubes – The average bulb or tube has the lifespan of six times longer than a traditional light. Fluorescent lights tend to burn less after being used continuously.…
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The Basics on High Bay Lighting

What are Highbay Lights? As the name implies, highbay lights are used to light up spaces with high ceilings. This usually applies to ceilings ranging from 20 feet to around 24 feet. Lowbay lights, however, are used for ceilings under 20 feet.   Highbay lights have multiple applications across a variety of industries, this includes workshops, assembly lines, factories. Highbay lights may also be seen in large recreational gyms and facilities. This type of light is also excellent for lighting up storage facilities and warehouses, large conference halls and even in hangars. Highbay lighting provides…
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The Importance of LED Street Lighting

The very first street light, then referred to as the “electric candle”, was developed in 1875. A street light is a source of light, raised from the ground on the edge of a road. These days, street lights have light sensitive photocells that switch on only when light is needed. Street lights are said to be a benefit beyond being able to see in the dark. It is proven that lighting in residential and industrial areas reduces crime and car accidents. An LED has a life span of up to 100 000 hours, resulting in reduced maintenance costs. Because LED street lights are energy efficient, this means…
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Benefits of LED Lights In Stores

LED lights have changed the conventional lighting market for a variety of reasons. Most importantly, their extremely long lifespans, minimalized energy consumption and minimal maintenance costs. With the price of lamps and lighting fixtures continuing to fall, most facility managers are upgrading their lighting systems to LED lights. The following are eight advantages for all shop decision makers to consider. Energy Efficient Unlike traditional incandescent, fluorescent and halogen options, LED lights utilise 50% less electricity resulting in a considerable amount on energy cost savings. This…
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