Key Factors in Planning Parking Garage Lighting
Pillars of a Success – Parking Garage Lighting
Pillar 1: Optimal Lighting
Employees and customers should feel safe at all times while on your property. With a parking garage, the goal of optimal lighting directly impacts the safety and security of guests. A poorly lit parking garage lends itself to a myriad of unsafe situations, including crime and automobile accidents. Proper parking garage illumination is a key part of creating an inviting space and positive atmosphere. Our photometric plan is based on the science of light and will serve as a documented guide, ensuring the proper lighting levels for your unique parking garage. With photometrics, we will know exactly what is needed reducing the risk of under-lighting or over-lighting the area.
Pillar 2: Energy Efficiency
Reducing electricity costs is beneficial for any business. Energy-efficient parking garage lighting can save you money and reduce your emissions. More and more businesses are prioritizing eco-friendly initiatives, and upgrading to LED parking garage lighting is a great way to achieve that. Parking garages are a great way to introduce dimmers, sensors, and controls for optimal efficiency. For example, midnight is the perfect time for a dimming system to activate as there are typically very few people in a commercial garage at that time. In addition, our scientific photometrics plan, will guide us on the correct wattage for based on your garage for maximum efficiency. It’s always important to select a fixture that will grow with technology and not box yourself in with an inexpensive fixture that can’t grow with technology.
Pillar 3: Reduced Operations Costs
Parking garage lighting should require minimal care over long periods of time… think 10-year intervals when it comes to updating or enhancing your garage lighting. Fixtures are often difficult to access, so installing high-quality, long-lasting products is essential to reducing your operations cost. We can outfit your garage lighting with timers so that you are only paying for lighting when you need it which adds to the life of the fixture. Reliable parking garage light fixtures can help you save costs associated with maintenance, replacements, and lift rentals. In addition, a dependable fixture can save you the inconvenience that may be associated with on-site repairs. In the instance that anything goes wrong, our recommended parking garage lighting fixtures come with lifetime dependable warranties, offering you peace of mind for many years.
Our Approach to Your Turn-Key Garage 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 garage.
At Bay Lighting, our design and installation process is highly collaborative. We work with you to stay within budget, achieve your