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Earth Day 2024: Lighting the Path to Sustainability

In 2023, global efforts to boost energy efficiency gained traction, with the International Energy Agency reporting a push to double the rate of progress to 4%. This ambitious goal could slash energy bills by a third and contribute half of the CO2 reductions needed by 2030. Moreover, annual investment in energy efficiency soared by 45% since 2020, indicating a growing commitment to sustainable practices worldwide.

Successful Commercial Lighting Projects in Maryland Using Bucket Trucks

Changing light bulbs and fixtures can pose a challenge when they are up high or out of reach due to obstacles in the way. Whether indoors or outdoors, hiring a professional commercial lighting technician who can use a bucket truck can keep you and your employees safe and your building well-lit.

Battery Usage in Commercial Buildings

Batteries play a crucial role in powering nearly all devices we depend on throughout our lives. And, as we shift to more sustainable future driven by electricity, batteries are becoming more important than ever.

Apartment Unit Turns and Lighting: What to Consider When Upgrading

Apartment unit turns, or apartment turnover, is the process that happens from the time one tenant moves out until the next tenant moves in. This is an easy, budget-friendly time to consider renovations since there aren’t currently tenants in the unit, and it can make the apartment more appealing to future tenants.

Commercial Elevator Lighting 101

Elevators are necessary for high buildings, and while people don’t spend much time in them, lighting is especially important for both safety and comfort.

Standard components of elevators include wall panels, bases, and reveals, as well as handrails and ceiling with light fixtures and emergency lighting. Because elevators have low ceilings, are a compact space, and are constantly in motion (with frequent vibrations), elevator lighting requirements are slightly different than in other areas of buildings.

2023 Lighting Trends Inspired by Starfish

Lighting plays a critical role in commercial spaces, providing safety and security, setting the mood and atmosphere, and supporting health and wellness. New technology is also making being connected to your commercial property more accessible – and necessary – especially for new builds or upgrades. Some companies are developing new lighting solutions that allow you to connect to your property and create a place that fits your commercial environment, like Satco with their new Starfish lighting solution and mobile app. Not only are these products ideal for residential homes and apartments, but also commercial space as well.

Multi-Family Lighting Tips: Refresh Lighting and Summer Tenant Turnover

For tenants looking for the greatest variety of apartment homes to choose from, moving between May and September is often their best bet. Parents and college students are timing moves for when school is out for the summer, so more multi-family units become available for renters. Warmer weather also eliminates moving challenges like winter storms or icy roads.

Earth Day 2022 – The Impact of One

Energy efficiency is a critical effort on a local, national, and global scale. At Bay Lighting, we prioritize helping commercial property owners reduce their emissions and improve their carbon footprints through energy-efficient lighting and light fixture recycling services. In honor of Earth Day 2022, let’s take a look at Bay Lighting’s efforts towards a cleaner world in 2022.

Earth Day: A Guide to Recycling in the Commercial Lighting Industry

Earth Day is the perfect opportunity for commercial property owners to think about their recycling efforts and carbon footprints. Proper light fixture recycling is not only good for the environment, but for some bulbs, it is required by law. Incandescent bulbs, halogens, LEDs, and fluorescent should all be recycled responsibly to avoid environmental contamination. A local commercial lighting company can help you practice responsible lighting recycling and contribute to a cleaner world.

Lighting Systems Performance Checklist for Daylight Savings

Whether the upcoming daylight savings time means it’s staying light for longer or getting lighter earlier, the main purpose is to make better use of daylight; however, this time is also commonly used as a checklist reminder, based on your property or profession. Similar to at home maintenance lists, this is the perfect time to add twice yearly reminders to the calendar at your commercial property

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May 13, 2024
Each year, Earth Day invites us to reflect on the environmental impact of our daily choices and the ways we can build a healthier planet. In the spirit of this day, let’s explore the significant role that lighting plays in our environmental footprint.
April 18, 2024
In 2023, global efforts to boost energy efficiency gained traction, with the International Energy Agency reporting a push to double the rate of progress to 4%. This ambitious goal could slash energy bills by a third and contribute half of the CO2 reductions needed by 2030. Moreover, annual investment in energy efficiency soared by 45% since 2020, indicating a growing commitment to sustainable practices worldwide.

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