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Is LED Lighting The Way Forward For Your Business?

Posted by Paul Tuson on February 16th , 2023

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If you’re considering an upgrade to your business’s lighting, then you may be wondering if LED (Light-Emitting Diode) lighting is the right choice. In this article, we outline some of the key benefits of making the switch to LED lighting in your business.

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1. Cost Savings 

One of the biggest benefits of LED lighting is the cost savings. LEDs are much more energy-efficient than traditional lighting options, so you’ll see an immediate reduction in your lighting bills – especially noticeable in large premises. Additionally, LEDs have a much longer lifespan than other types of bulbs, so you won’t have to replace them as often. This can further reduce your costs over time.

2. Improved Lighting Quality 

LED lights also offer an improved level of lighting quality. They emit a bright, clean light that can help to create a better working environment for your employees, more reminiscent of natural light. Additionally, LEDs offer better colour rendering than other types of bulbs, so objects will look more ‘natural’ under LED lighting.

3. Greater Durability

Another big benefit of LEDs is their durability. Unlike other types of bulbs, LEDs are far less susceptible to breakage or vibration, so they can withstand the sustained structural vibrations generated in high footfall environments. This makes them ideal for use in industrial and busy commercial settings. Also, because LEDs don’t contain environmentally toxic materials like mercury, they’re safer to use and dispose of than other types of bulbs.

4. Environmentally Friendly 

Finally, LEDs are also much more environmentally friendly than traditional lighting options. They don’t release harmful toxins into the air if they break like fluorescent ‘light tube’ bulbs do, and they don’t require the mining of rare materials like traditional incandescent bulbs. They also use less energy to run, which indirectly helps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save precious fossil resources like coal, oil, and gas.

Next Steps

From cost savings to improved lighting quality to greater durability, LEDs offer a lot of advantages over traditional lightbulbs, and because they’re more environmentally friendly, LEDs can help you do your part to protect our planet for future generations. If you’re thinking about upgrading your business’s lighting architecture, LEDs are definitely worth considering. To discuss your requirements with one of our experienced lighting engineers, please call Lowe & Oliver today on +441865730881.

Why Upgrade To LED Lighting

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