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What is Explosion Proof lighting?

Hazardous locations are defined as any area where there are high concentrations of combustible particles in the air that may cause an explosion or fire. These flammable materials include, but are not limited to, liquids, dust, gasses and some fibres. Whenever these hazards are present, employees must use specially designed equipment to avoid the chance of igniting any of these materials. Two kinds of fixtures are certified for use in hazardous areas, intrinsically safe fixtures and explosion-proof lights. Intrinsically safe fixtures are extremely low powered and cannot produce enough heat or spark…
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LED Street Lights

We all know about street lights, they let us know if there are general power outages at night, they help us feel safer because we can see better when we travel at night, and they help us navigate through the roads at night by making everything else more visible, such as road works, other cars, and pedestrians. These lights are burning every night for long hours, and that eventually has its toll on the environment as it runs on a lot of electricity, and they can be costly to replace. Thankfully there are different street light solutions that are arising. LED Street Lights As the world changes and…
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Benefits of Industrial LED Lighting

Organisations today are under immense pressure to increase energy efficiency, improve safety and reduce costs across operations. Industrial LED lighting assists in achieving all three. Below are a number of advantages LED lights can offer to your industrial space. Energy Efficient: LED lights are the most energy efficient lighting solution that is available in the market today. By upgrade your current, inefficient lighting fixtures to Nordland Lighting’s LEDs, you are able to reduce your area’s energy consumption by 75%. In addition, with improved quality of light and smarter design, you are…
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The Science of Architectural Lighting Design

Architectural lighting design merges two professional characteristics into one in order to create an attractive, energy efficient and productive environment in commercial and industrial spaces. These two characteristics include a creative eye that adds to the aesthetics of a space, as well as a scientific mind that understands the various properties of lighting, and how they differ with varying lighting solutions. But what exactly is architectural lighting design; an art or a science? Well, it is both of them, and when done properly should be concerned with three key areas of lighting: creating…
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Lighting Choices for Better Power Consumption

As humankind’s impact on the planet becomes more evident by the day, many people are looking for effective solutions to cut back on power costs while doing their part to live a little more greenly. Lighting, has become such an important part of our daily lives, that often, there is very little room to compromise in this regard. Though there is a responsibility for all of us to keep energy consumption in our homes and businesses to a minimum, which makes sourcing energy efficient lighting systems a priority for anyone who wants to lower their electricity bills, while lending a helping hand to…
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