Electrician, Electrical Services
Written by Larry Cook

Why You Should Upgrade Your Company to LED Lighting

Although upgrading your company to LED lighting is a significant investment, the expenditure will result in substantial returns. The following will discuss the advantages of installing LED lighting on your premises. Consult with a reputable electrical services company to get the best results.

Decreased Maintenance

The service life of a halogen bulb is typically 1,000 hours. An incandescent bulb may survive up to 2,000 hours. Lasting up to 7,000 to 15,000 hours are fluorescent tubes and compact fluorescent lights (CFLs). Similar in longevity, metal halide lamps remain functional for 6,000 to 15,000 hours. Far exceeding all of these are LED lights, which have service lives ranging from 30,000 to 130,000 hours. This results in significantly decreased maintenance because the need to replace LED bulbs is much less frequent.

Greater Productivity

LED lighting consistently delivers high-quality lighting that nearly emulates natural daylight. This will result in improved employee alertness and cognitive skills as well as minimized eyestrain. During the winter months with fewer daylight hours, LED lights can help lift mood and raise morale.

Lower Utility Bills

Providing adequate lighting is a necessity for every company.  However, costs can be significantly lowered by switching to LED from outdated lighting technology. Depending on the type of current lighting, there can be a reduction in utility bills by 30% to 80% after an LED upgrade.

More Reliable Lighting

A dim, flickering or burnt-out bulb will diminish the appearance of an office, restaurant, store, or warehouse. A lighting failure may also result in a safety or security issue that may be costly to the business in terms of thefts, lawsuit, and higher insurance premiums. The greater reliability and longer service lives of LED helps minimize incidents of lighting failure.

Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings

Your company’s investment in upgrading to LED can be partially offset. Government agencies, utilities, and other organizations provide various tax credits, rebates, and other incentives to support energy efficiency.  Click here to check programs in your area: Government Energy Rebates

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