In any kind of industrial concern, energy use is important. Electrical energy is necessary to run the machines and provide lighting to do the work. Compared to other buildings, factories aren’t known for their natural light access. Most factories rely on artificial light and therefore are heavy users of electricity. Energy costs are an important factor for every industrialist, but most of the time it isn’t possible to go around turning off lights. Fortunately, there are lower-cost options. LED lighting works just as well as any other kind of electrical lighting and is much cheaper to use. We at USA Electrical Repairs recommend converting to LED lighting in your factory space. Here are a few benefits that may interest you.
LED stands for light-emitting diode and this kind of lighting has proved to be more efficient in lighting up workspaces than the alternatives. Light from the diodes can cover a greater area than incandescent or fluorescent lighting. Advanced LED systems offer better visibility. This helps with maintaining safety levels and because the light isn’t so harsh, it isn’t detrimental to employees’ health.
LED bulbs are an energy-efficient way of lighting up the working environment. Their energy consumption is much lower than the other types of electrical lighting. While LED lighting systems may be expensive to install initially, your investment will pay off in the long term with consistently lower energy costs. Factories sometimes work around the clock and absorb electrical energy over longer periods than other kinds of concerns. Every factory owner knows that reducing costs means greater profitability and that’s why they invest in measures to reduce them such as using LED bulbs.
Although they are being phased out, incandescent bulbs have a lifespan of on average 1,000 hours. More efficient fluorescent bulbs have a lifespan of approximately 10,000 hours. Now compare that to an LED bulb that will last for between 30,000 to 50,000 hours. (The difference between the two figures will depend on the type of light fixtures that are used.) Also, LED lights don’t burn out like traditional bulbs, they simply become dimmer.
LED lights are made to be tough. They are designed to be resistant to vibration and impact, should accidents happen. Without filaments or glass or are closed by glass. Overall they are less vulnerable to damage and need to be changed a lot less than other bulbs. This saves both time and money.
Unlike other types of lights, LED Lights to give off virtually no heat at all. This makes them ideal for concerns that are dealing with food production, as heat is always a worry. They are especially suited for industries that require cold storage facilities. Cold or inclement weather doesn’t affect them, so they are good for outdoor lighting too.
If you are worried about long-term profitability, then changing to LED lighting will certainly help your goal of reducing costs. Why not contact us through our website at USA Electrical Repair for more information?