Generally, when an office or commercial space is redecorated, lighting is the least likely environmental component to be replaced or repaired. Paint colours may come and go, but the unpleasant glare of those old fluorescent lights seems to be staying put! Have you considered how much a new office or shop lighting system could affect employee productivity, client perception, the security of your building and image of your company?
The blinding fluorescent lights of the past are known to contribute to health issues such as eye strain and headaches. When were your fluorescent lights last replaced? Modern commercial lighting has to comply with current Occupational Health legislation. All our fluorescent lighting models are designed with health, safety and low energy consumption in mind. We also recommend that a lighting concept be created to make the most of ambient light, fostering a healthy dose of brightness that varies throughout the day in conjunction with the coming and going of natural light.
Commercial exterior lighting has come a long way in recent years, particularly in terms of low energy consumption. Researching economical exterior lighting has led to the superb development of low energy outdoor LED lights, which mark some of our most energy efficient, long-lasting external lighting solutions.
Enhancing the internal and external environments of your commercial building through innovative lighting is something we can certainly help with. Come and see our agents at any of our trade counters, email us on email@example.com, or give us a call on 0845 634 1515.
Depending on what level of responsibility you hold for the basic security of a trade building, our agents may be able to help you create an architectural lighting concept that not only harnesses the presence of a building, but decreases the risk of criminal activity.
The most common form of crime an office building or semi-commercial property can befall is – by far – vandalism. Annually, vandalism causes millions of pounds worth of damage in the UK alone, often despite electronic security systems and alarms.
So, what can architectural lighting do to enhance the security of your building? Essentially, you’re looking at a similar concept to home security lighting, but on a commercial lighting scale. Criminals like shadows, dark spots, to be invisible. The purpose of outdoor wall lights, floodlights, buried uplighters etc is to create lighting that deters would-be vandals and opportunist criminals through periods when the building is not in use (i.e. through the night) by making their presence too conspicuous. Spike lights offer one of the most useful beams in terms of casting light across wide open spaces, making potential trespassers easier to spot.
Taking advantage of the exterior security potential of your commercial property is a sensible step towards safeguarding your business. Our range of external IP65 lights is growing all the time, so give us a call, email a query or pop in to see us at one of our trade counters if you’d like some professional expert advice on the best outdoor lighting for your commercial building.
Very little exists in the modern world free from the considerations of environmental impact, and rightly so. Research into renewable energy sources has grown into a niche market, providing experimental eco-friendly alternatives to fossil fuels. Arguably, the main contenders for widespread use are solar power and wind power. In terms of commercial lighting, the issue of power is a prevalent one. Fuel costs are on the up, with petrol and diesel reaching all-time highs at the end of January. Gas and electricity prices are also set to rise, affecting both your business and your home. So, what can you do to reduce long-term costs?
Depending on how far down the renewable energy path you want to take your business, we can offer a great range of energy efficient lighting. Since lighting is so conspicuous a user of energy, lighting engineer’s research focuses heavily on low energy input for high light output. New technologies mean we can offer you a continuously revised collection of low energy light fittings, bulbs and LEDs.
Perhaps you’re simply looking to replace a few key architectural lights with energy efficient counterparts, or maybe install a completely revamped low energy downlights system. Whatever your energy efficient lighting needs, we can take care of all your indoor and outdoor commercial lighting requirements.
Taking care of the earth is everybody’s responsibility, which is why we put a great deal of time and effort into encouraging the use of low energy lighting.