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Benefits of Using LED Lighting for Your Business

Although you probably don’t think about it often, lighting is essential to our everyday lives. Whether you’re at home or at work, you need light to be able to see. Think about it: when you wake up in the morning and come home from work, one of the first things you do is turn the lights on in your house. If you own a business, you probably rely on lighting just as much as you do at home. For example, your business needs to have good lighting in order for your employees to be able to work all day long in the space, so why not make sure you have the best possible source of lighting available?

In this blog, you’ll learn why LED lighting makes for a great addition to your commercial space. Get rid of those fluorescent lights and keep on reading to learn about the benefits of using LED lights for your business.

Some of the key benefits of switching from fluorescent to LED lights include: 

  • Savings on Energy Bills: Due to the fact that LED lights can save up to 85% of the energy used by other lighting sources, you will see significant savings on your business’s energy bills. While LED lights are a bit more expensive upfront than the common fluorescent and incandescent light bulbs, they have a longer lifespan, which means you won’t have to replace them nearly as often as other sources of light. Since they won’t need to be replaced often, this also cuts down on maintenance costs and you won’t be wasting your time changing light bulbs in the middle of the workday.
  • Longer Lifespan: Like we just mentioned, LED lights have a much longer lifespan than a traditional incandescent light bulb. While this reduces maintenance and repair costs, it will also give you peace of mind that you can rely on your business’s lighting, rather than worrying about when the next light bulb is going to burn out. No one wants to be distracted during their workday trying to change a light bulb, so LED lights can definitely take the worry away.
  • Eco-Friendly: We’re always looking for more ways to help the environment, right? Well, we have great news for you. LED lights are much more energy efficient than traditional light bulbs and reduce the amount of CO2 emissions by converting electricity into a source of light. Separately, LED lights do not contain any mercury, which is another great impact they have on the environment.
  • Productive Work Environment: If you own a business where you or your employees are staring at a computer screen all day long, your eyes can become quite strained, causing you to be less productive during the workday. Since LED lights are glare-free, they don’t have the same effect on your eyes as incandescent or fluorescent lights would. Due to the fact that LED lights won’t take a toll on your eyes, businesses have found that installing LED lights can actually improve productivity during the workday. Additionally, LED lights have better color quality than other sources of light, which makes them great for businesses and commercial spaces, especially for businesses that have products they want to display.
  • They Give Off Very Little Heat: Owning a business comes with multiple responsibilities, one of them being keeping your employees and customers safe. Many light sources emit heat, which can be a safety risk. LED technology gives off very little heat, so they can be left on for long periods of time without worrying about the risk of a fire. With incandescent lighting, the heat intensifies the longer the bulb is on, but with LEDs, they can be left on for however long you prefer without emitting heat.

Commercial Lighting Services

If you’re ready to make the switch to LED lighting for your business, JN Electric of Tampa Bay is here to help. We can help you choose the LED lights that fit your budget and unique needs as well as the design and handling the installation. Give us a call at (813) 819-7444 or fill out our online contact form to get started today.