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Setting up Lighting in a Retail Store

Out of all of the décor choices that you can make when setting up your retail store, your lighting is one of the most important to consider. Retail store lighting not only has a functional property in terms of illuminating your store, but it also adds to quite a bit of its aesthetic quality. The type of lights you select, how harshly or softly they illuminate the area, how much they cost to invest in and how much they cost to run, are but a few of the considerations that will affect how you approach lighting your retail outlet. So before jumping in and illuminating your store with the first solution…
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The Appropriate lighting for Hazardous Zones

If you operate a potentially hazardous working environment, then it is up to you to ensure that workplace accidents are kept to an absolute minimum. Statistics on workplace accidents in South Africa suggest that while only 10% of all accidents are the result of unsafe working conditions, 88% of all incidents are the result of an employee’s actions, or lack thereof. This could be due to negligence or ill instruction, or it could be that hazardous zones were not clearly marked so that they could be easily avoided or navigated when need be. A big part of ensuring workplace safety is to ensure that…
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Benefits of LED Industrial Lighting

Selecting the correct type of industrial lighting for your operations will help you save money and energy, but will also ensure that all areas ore correctly lit so that accidents can be easily avoided at the workplace. There are a great many lighting solutions out there that are well-suited to industrial applications, but very few of them come with the extensive list of benefits offered by LED systems. So, if you have been skirting on finally investing in LEDs and are just looking for that nudge forward, here are a few of the top advantages to using LED industrial lighting. LED Lighting is extremely…
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Different Types of Lights

In the 19th century, the very first incandescent lamp was invented by two gentleman, Thomas Edison and Joseph Swan. Since then, there has been many improvements in different types of bulbs and their efficiencies. There are several types of lights and they have all been designed with a considered image in mind. Main types of bulbs are commonly found in the lighting systems of offices, homes or factories. The performance of a light depends on the bulb, different light bulbs create different lighting effects. A lamp is a device that creates light by an electrical current, and is a form of artificial…
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More on Different Types of Lights

Light Emitting Diode LED lights are an electrical component that emits light through electrons in a semiconductor device. It does not have as much filament, using less power and has a long lifespan. LED lights produce a greater amount of light than incandescent lights and help preserve energy. These diodes are able to emit light of an intended colour without needing colour filters. Fluorescent A fluorescent bulb is a gas discharge tube that utilises fluorescence to create visible light. Luminous efficiency of the fluorescent tube is around 45 to 100 lumens per watt. Compared to incandescent lights,…
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