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Effective and Efficient  Commercial Lighting Solutions

Welcome potential customers with a warm and inviting environment as they enter your commercial property.  At Urban Energy Electrical Solutions we recognise the significance of having tailored commercial lighting to create the ideal environment for your business, whether it’s a warehouse, factory, or office space. You can count on our team of expert and certified electricians to provide professional guidance and recommendations for all your commercial lighting requirements. 



Key Advantages of Appropriate Commercial Lighting

Commercial lighting offers numerous benefits that are crucial for businesses and organisations, including energy savings, cost reduction, improved safety, increased productivity, branding opportunities, and sustainability. A well-lit commercial space, regardless of its size, is essential for both safety and efficiency, increasing productivity, improving visibility, enhancing customer experience, and providing a safe and efficient working environment for your employees. Advantages include:

  • Energy Efficiency: Upgrading to energy-efficient commercial lighting systems, such as LED (Light-Emitting Diode) lights, can significantly reduce energy consumption.
  • Cost Savings: Energy-efficient lighting systems, combined with longer-lasting LED bulbs, can lead to substantial cost savings over time. Although the upfront investment may be higher, the reduced energy and maintenance costs make it a cost-effective choice in the long run.
  • Improved Visibility and Safety: Proper commercial lighting enhances visibility in work areas, ensuring a safer environment for employees, customers, and visitors. Well-lit spaces minimise the risk of accidents, improve productivity, and boost overall safety.
  • Enhanced Productivity: Adequate lighting plays a crucial role in employee productivity. Well-lit workspaces can reduce eye strain, headaches, and fatigue, leading to increased focus, concentration, and efficiency.
  • Flexibility and Customisation: Commercial lighting systems offer a range of customisation options to suit specific business needs. Lighting controls, such as dimmers, sensors, and timers, enable businesses to adjust lighting levels based on occupancy, time of day, or specific tasks.
  • Branding and Aesthetics: The right commercial lighting design can significantly enhance the overall aesthetic appeal of a business space, creating a positive impression on customers and clients. Well-designed lighting can be used strategically to highlight products, architectural features, or branding elements.
  • Sustainability and Environmental Impact: Energy-efficient commercial lighting helps reduce carbon emissions and minimises the environmental footprint of businesses. By adopting sustainable lighting practices, organisations can demonstrate their commitment to environmental responsibility
  • Longer Lifespan and Reduced Maintenance: LED lighting systems have a significantly longer lifespan compared to traditional lighting technologies. LED bulbs can last up to 25 times longer, resulting in reduced maintenance and replacement costs. This benefit is especially valuable in commercial settings where large numbers of lights are used.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Commercial lighting often needs to meet specific safety and regulatory requirements. Upgrading to compliant lighting systems ensures adherence to regulations and standards, avoiding penalties and legal issues.
  • Smart Lighting Integration: Commercial lighting can be integrated with smart technology and automation systems to optimise energy usage, monitor performance, and enhance user control. Smart lighting solutions offer features such as remote control, occupancy sensing, daylight harvesting, and data analytics, providing businesses with greater efficiency and control.

Commercial LED Lighting

There are several types of commercial LED lighting commonly used in various applications. LED technology has revolutionised the lighting industry, offering energy-efficient, long-lasting, and versatile lighting solutions for various commercial applications.

The specific type of LED lighting you choose depends on the intended use, desired lighting effect, and the specific requirements of the space.

  • LED Tubes: are designed to replace traditional fluorescent tubes.
  • LED Panels: these are flat, thin fixtures that provide uniform and glare-free lighting. They are commonly used in offices, schools, hospitals, and other commercial spaces.
  • LED High Bays: are used in large indoor spaces with high ceilings, such as warehouses, manufacturing facilities, gyms, and supermarkets.
  • LED Floodlights: are used for outdoor lighting applications, such as illuminating sports fields, building facades, parking lots, and security areas. They offer powerful, broad-beamed lighting to cover large areas effectively.
  • LED Track Lights: these are versatile lighting fixtures commonly used in retail stores, galleries, museums, and hospitality venues. They can be easily adjusted and directed along a track system to highlight specific objects or areas.
  • LED Downlights: also known as recessed lights or pot lights are installed into the ceiling, providing focused and directional illumination. They are commonly used in offices, retail spaces, hotels, and residential settings.
  • LED Strip Lights: consist of a flexible strip with integrated LEDs and an adhesive backing. They are a popular option for decorative and accent lighting applications.

Commercial Signage Lighting Otpions

There is no doubt about the positive impact appropriate signage lighting has on businesses and consumers. One of the first things we do when looking for a business is “look for the signs” and if the signs are not clearly visible and precise your business can easily be overlooked.

That's where signage lighting will play a huge part in ensuring your establishment can be easily identified especially at night. Aspects to consider are the size of the sign, location (indoor or outdoor), desired visual impact, energy efficiency, maintenance requirements, and local regulations.

Common types of Commercial Signage Lighting include:

  • Fluorescent Lighting: Fluorescent lights are commonly used for signage due to their energy efficiency and bright illumination.
  • LED Lighting: LED (Light Emitting Diode) lighting has become increasingly popular for commercial signage due to its energy efficiency, long lifespan, and versatility.
  • Neon Lighting: Neon lights have a distinctive, vibrant glow that makes them eye-catching. Although less common than in the past, neon lighting is still used for retro or vintage-style signage.
  • Backlit Lighting: Backlit signage involves placing light sources behind the sign, creating a halo effect, or illuminating the sign from within. This method is commonly used for indoor and outdoor signage and provides a visually appealing and easy-to-read display.
  • Edge-Lit Lighting: Edge-lit signage utilises LED lights along the edges of the sign to create a uniform and evenly distributed illumination. This technique is often used for thin, sleek signs or displays.
  • Spotlights and Floodlights: Spotlights and floodlights are used to highlight specific areas or elements of a sign, such as logos or focal points. These types of lighting fixtures can provide dramatic effects and draw attention to key features.
  • Lightboxes: Lightboxes are sign enclosures with built-in illumination. They typically consist of translucent panels with LED or fluorescent lights placed behind them, providing a bright and evenly lit display.

Commercial Outdoor Lighting Solutions

Commercial outdoor lighting is as important as indoor lighting for businesses, cafes, restaurants, and schools to name a few. With good outdoor lighting, you will enhance visibility, improve safety and security, create an inviting atmosphere, and highlight architectural features or landscape design.

There are certain factors to consider when choosing your outdoor lighting such as the desired lighting effect, energy efficiency, maintenance requirements, light pollution, and compliance with local regulations.

Our comprehensive commercial outdoor lighting solutions cover a range of options including pathway lighting, car park lighting, landscape lighting, and more. We can help you choose the right lighting fixtures and design a customised outdoor lighting plan to meet your specific needs.

Commercial Outdoor Lighting options include:

  • Accent Lighting: Accent lighting is used to highlight specific architectural features, signage, or landscape elements such as trees, statues, or fountains. Spotlights, well-lights, or uplights are typically employed for accent lighting.
  • Security Lighting: Security lighting is crucial for deterring vandalism, and trespassing, and improving overall safety in commercial outdoor areas. Motion sensor lights, wall-mounted fixtures, or area lights with high-lumen output can be utilised to illuminate dark areas and provide visibility.
  • Wall Packs: Wall packs are mounted on exterior walls and provide illumination for building perimeters, entrances, and pathways.
  • Floodlights: Floodlights are used to illuminate large areas or architectural features. They emit a wide beam of light and can be adjusted to provide both functional and aesthetic lighting.
  • Area Lighting: Area lighting provides illumination for large outdoor spaces such as parking lots, walkways, and open areas.
  • Solar Lighting: Solar-powered lighting systems are an eco-friendly and cost-effective option for commercial outdoor lighting. They use solar panels to convert sunlight into electricity, storing it in batteries to power LED lights during the night.
  • Pathway Lighting: Pathway lighting is essential for guiding pedestrians along walkways and pathways. Bollard lights, in-ground lights, or low-level luminaires are commonly used to provide low-level, glare-free lighting that enhances safety and visibility.

Why use Urban Energy for your Commercial Lighting needs?

We guarantee satisfaction through exceptional quality installation. Our superior materials will not only enhance your business but will also look great and offer the added benefit of energy efficiency. We can design, install and maintain perfect interior and exterior spaces for your business from the planning stage to the final “switch on” phase of your lighting project, we will get your workplace lit up safely and beautifully with minimum fuss.

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