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Turn-Key LED Lighting Solutions for Flex Space

Flex space includes any flexible, mixed-use style of real estate like business parks, commercial strip centers, warehouse and small industrial companies.

With these properties, they typically have a combination of a warehouse with loading dock and office/retail space. Flexible space real estate may have common spaces but the tenants that occupy these spaces can vary.

Popular turn-key lighting projects at flex space properties include:
What is the condition and cleanliness of your fixtures? Are they pleasing to the eye?

Exterior &

Perimeter and parking areas are important to operational and safety of personnel. Common types of products include wall packs, bollards, flood lights, and area lights.
Are there dark corners or below ground levels that aren’t receiving enough light?


Ceiling heights need to be taken into consideration for this application. High warehouse ceilings can be challenging to access and light output has to be specified accordingly.
As we walk the hallways, are they properly and consistently illuminated?


Common interior spaces found in mixed-use properties include offices, conference rooms, kitchens, and restrooms. Although spaces might be small in comparison to a commercial office building, fixture quantities can add up quickly with multiple units.
Many of these applications are ideal for quick and efficient LED conversion.

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    Pillars of Success – Flex Space

    At Bay Lighting, our top priority is… LIGHTING. Applying the scientific principles of lighting, we strive for optimal quantity and quality of light with each project; therefore, no matter the application, optimal lighting will always be the first pillar. Once proper lighting is achieved, then secondary goals can be attained. Here is an example of our 3 pillars when it comes to flex space lighting.
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    Pillar 1: Optimal Lighting

    Proper illumination is our number one priority. Once optimal lighting is achieved, we can look at the other pillars to success. In regard to flex space properties, both interior and exterior lighting will be assessed and determined based on the application.

    Pillar 2: Energy Efficiency

    Dimmable lighting, sensors, controls, and LED lighting all can contribute to savings. Flex space properties may have different operating hours based on the tenant. Your lighting specialist will work to find the best energy savings without compromising illumination.

    Pillar 3: Reduced Operations Costs

    Long-lasting LED reduces maintenance costs by reducing the amount of lamp changes over the lifetime of the lamp. With flex space properties and high ceiling heights, changing light bulbs can be even more costly with rental equipment for hard to reach areas.

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    Parking lot lighting is on 12 hours a day, 365 days a year which can equal big savings. Enter in the number of lamps that you wish to convert to LED at your commercial parking lot to discover the savings at your facility.
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    Simple Payback

    icon Our simplified parking facility retrofit calculator takes into account average specifications for common outdoor lighting technology found in garages and lots before converting to LED.

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    Flex Space Case Study – LED Bulb Incremental Improvement

    Savings doesn’t have to happen all at once. Incremental improvements landed this customer a 5-year energy savings of $31,200 by replacing 39 metal halide bulbs over time.


    Schedule A Flex Space Lighting Consultation

    At Bay Lighting, we work with a range of flex space properties in Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia to upgrade existing lighting fixtures and install new ones. We prioritize creating a safe, properly illuminated environment for your customers. Fill out our contact us form and tell us about your lighting needs.


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    August 29, 2022
    In April, the Department of Energy finalized two rules requiring manufactures to sell energy-efficient lightbulbs. This means older, inefficient lightbulbs that don’t meet the new standards can no longer be manufactured and sold. The primary purposes for these rules are to drive down electricity use, save consumers money, and decrease greenhouse gas emissions.
    July 15, 2022
    It’s estimated that schools spend billions of dollars annually on energy, and it’s often the second-highest operating expenditure (following personnel costs). Each year, these expenses continue to increase while budgets often decrease, leading educators to look for ways to save money throughout the year. One way is by making some lighting updates that are more energy efficient, therefore saving money on energy bills. LED uses up to 75% less energy than conventional lighting systems, which keeps dollars in your budget for other important things.


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