Is your lighting as energy efficient as possible? Do you know what to look for in energy efficient lighting? With so many options available on the market it can be hard to know the best choices to make which is where Keeping Current Electrical Services come in.
Our team can provide you with the advice you need to make informed decisions. For example did you realize that improving energy efficiency doesn’t always mean you need to replace all your bulbs or fittings? Sometimes it can be as simple as properly maintaining your existing lighting solutions.
By maintaining your existing solution you can increase its life span which will save you money.
What are some of the options available?
In a traditional office environment T8 fluorescent lights will lose up to 50% of the light output over a 12 month period. It is important that fluorescent tubes are changed regularly; this will help to maintain the correct level of light
Light Emitting Diodes (LED’s) are the newest form of artificial light.
Technology relating to LED’s the last five years has come a long way in energy efficiency, increased light output, their ability to maintain the light output over time and reduced colour variation.
Replacing 12V Halogen down lights with LED down lights also has the additional benefit of reducing your homes heating bill. There are no bulbs to change, they last longer plus they don’t get anywhere as hot and are therefore a lot safer to your building.