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Our Approach to Your Turn-Key Parking Lot Lighting

There are more than just a few things to consider when planning your parking lot lighting. Therefore, it’s important to work with a commercial lighting expert to ensure compliance with local ordinances, industry standards, and other important details. If you begin working with someone that skips important planning pieces, your project will face challenges and risk having to re-install lighting again… yes, this happens! It doesn’t matter if you save a ton of energy but are still faced with liabilities due to a dark, unsafe lot.

Commercial Office Dimmable Stairwell Calculator

Converting to dimmable LED stairwell fixtures with sensors are a great way to save energy at your commercial office building. With the addition of LED, dimming, and sensors, stairwell lighting adhering to code will be programmed to full 100% illumination when occupied, and dimmed to 10% illumination when unoccupied. As you can see, the savings can really add up!
Initial Cost of Project
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Simple Annual
Energy Savings

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Annual Energy
Cost Savings

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Simple Payback

icon Our calculation is based on converting stairwell fixtures from fluorescent to LED with sensors, and takes into account the number of hours and days of operation in a typical office setting.


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March 7, 2023
Emergency lights typically have a battery back-up that will operate the light in the event the power goes out, regardless of if there’s a generator for back-up power. Exit signs can and should also have a battery, especially if the building doesn’t have generator. Often during fire department inspections, they check that your emergency lights are operational, both with and without power. Emergency lights must be kept properly maintained to meet all federal and state requirements, so when installing new ones or updating old ones, should you just change the battery or replace the entire fixture?
February 4, 2023
There are many building codes, electrical codes, and emergency standards outlined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), International Building Code (IBC), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), state and local regulations, and others that provide lighting guidelines and requirements for commercial and similar properties. These include for interior lighting, exterior lighting, and emergency lighting.


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