How to Light Industrial Storage Areas and Backrooms

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The retail backroom storage architecture has a major impact on in-store operations, the quality of customer service and the expense of storing life cycles. In addition, backroom storage in modern retail stores is essential for a number of functions, such as serving as a buffer against strong demand lifts arising from increasing promotional activity, seasonal peak demand, and e-commerce. Not to mention the reduced maintenance costs, operational efficiency, and increased work productivity. 

Reduce Maintenance Costs (LED)

In the lighting industry LED fixtures have become the buzz weapon. They are very well suited for lighting up the factory. LED high-bay luminaires offer top performance as well as outstanding quality and versatility. These use less energy (60 percent): than conventional fluorescent and HID lighting systems. In addition, they are designed to reduce the cost of energy usage while offering standard, contemporary lighting for your warehouse space.

Suitable Lighting for a Warehouse

The benefits of LED lighting include a longer life span amongst others. The ceiling height and a large number of fixtures in this form of room result in significant maintenance costs. High-ceiling warehouses require a specific lighting system to ensure the room is bright enough to operate in.

The high bay LED luminaires are designed for mounting heights of 18-to60-inch and provide up to 95 percent of lumens for up to 60,000 hours. These are well designed for high ceilings (varying from 10 to 60 feet) and promise high-performance lighting of superior quality. They provide both direct and indirect lighting with continuous light. Most high ceiling lighting solutions offer additional features suitable for warehouse installations such as preventing light loss due to the accumulation of dust, shielding luminaries from damage and encouraging their maintenance.

Dimming Solutions

Installing a luminous flux adjuster can also be a convenient option for lighting up you’re warehouse. For example, if it receives a decent stream of natural light in certain areas, it might be reasonable to decrease the strength of your lighting system in those specific areas. That would cut the energy costs dramatically.

Motion sensors Aid with the control of lighting

As well as dimming solutions, lighting control modules are often difficult to reach in many warehouses or maybe too far to reach. Motion sensors help to organize light diffusion in various warehouse areas based on occupancy. There is no need to keep the lights on at all times in those spaces where there is no movement. The warehouse owners can keep their energy costs down by using motion sensors. 

A variety of options are available to properly and efficiently illuminate a warehouse. A device that is well-adapted to the environment can help to enhance work habits and employee well-being while raising maintenance fees and luminaire costs.

If you have any questions when it comes to your lighting solution? The experts at VL would love to help you out. Feel free to contact us today!

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