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Lighting for Industrial, Commercial and Office Environments

The functionalities of lighting surpass just illuminating an environment. In certain spaces, lighting is crucial for safety regulations as well as an effective marketing tool. When choosing lighting for an industrial, commercial or office space, safety, ambience and marketing purposes always need apt consideration.   Lighting in an Industrial Space When selecting lights for an industrial space, safety has to be one of the main concerns. Depending on the type of factory or warehouse, the lights themselves often have to be waterproof and dustproof as the tiniest particles of either could cause…
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Taking Pressure off of the Power Grid With the Right Type of Lighting

Living amidst an energy crisis, we have all had to become aware of the effect that our actions have on the environment, and where the availability of resources and energy are concerned, few places struggle with the need for energy efficiency like we do here in South Africa. Between load-shedding taking strain off of the power grid and blackouts that come without warning, even businesses are starting to look at ways to alleviate their demands for power, and one of the best ways to do this is to opt for industrial lighting that is efficient, even though it is effective. So to help you do your part…
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More than Just a Pretty Light

Architects have plenty to think about when designing any structure. Regardless of the type of building - whether industrial, commercial or residential - lighting is one of those key elements that truly bring the components of well-considered design together. Whilst aesthetic factors are important, functionality is crucial too; architects have to consider placement, surrounding areas, durability, environmental factors and specific purpose. Commercial Lighting For commercial lighting, consideration has to be granted to the type of lighting needed as well as the durability of the lights. Certain…
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Lights in Mining is “Crucial”

Mining in South Africa is a fundamental part of South Africa’s economy, it creates thousands of job opportunities. Safety is a very important role in the mining industries, and quality lighting is key.  Darkness is very complete underground, which is why lighting is very important and a fundamental factor. It is crucial in underground mines to have safe and efficient lighting. This is why there is LED lights in mines.  Safety of Lights in Underground Mines Special lighting is used underground due to the explosion hazard in coal mines. Fire damp concentration is high which can cause an explosive…
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What Makes an Area a Hazardous One?

A lot more goes into the right industrial lighting solution than you may realise, and when working in a hazardous environment, these considerations become all the more complex. Finding the right lighting for your industrial setting requires a knowledge of what makes it hazardous, so that a solution that works to keep the environment protected can be used.  So let’s take a moment to understand the aspects that make an area a hazardous one. Obscured Hazards and Obstacles Each factory or industrial setting comes with its own unique hazards where layout and equipment are concerned. Poorly lit areas…
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