Where Food is Processed or Served, NSF-rated Lighting is the L-A-W

Posted on March 05, 2019

According to research firm Statista, there are currently more than 660,000 restaurants in the U.S., as well as tens of thousands of other facilities involved in the processing, manufacture, and/or service of food and beverages. For all of these locations, high-quality lighting that maintains a sanitary environment and prevents the risk of physical contamination is imperative.


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Topics: High Bays, Luminaires

LEDs: The Stars Behind Your Security System

Posted on February 15, 2019

Studies have long confirmed that poor lighting increases the risk of accidents and criminal activity in schools and public places, but did you know that poor lighting can also compromise the quality of footage captured by security cameras? The good news is that, beyond their more well-known benefits of high energy efficiency, long life, and low maintenance, LEDs can also boost a facility’s security and surveillance capabilities based on their instant-on properties and improved quality of light.


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Topics: High Bays, Luminaires, Schools

Is Your Building In Need Of A Lighting Retrofit?

Posted on February 07, 2019

If you’re not satisfied with the current lighting system in your facility, a retrofit may be the quick and relatively inexpensive way to change it. However, there are plenty of other reasons why a lighting retrofit might be a good idea, even if you don’t have any complaints about your fixtures at the moment.

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Topics: Retrofits

Did You Know? LEDs are a Facility’s ‘HVAC Hero’

Posted on January 25, 2019

Lighting users are often familiar with many of the more well-publicized benefits of LED technology, including their high energy efficiency, long life, and low maintenance requirements.  But not everyone is aware of another material benefit that LEDs can deliver -- significant reductions to a facility’s HVAC costs thanks to their cooler-running properties.

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Topics: Retrofits, Schools

Driving Down Costs and Improving Quality at Lakeshore Middle School with Retrofit Kits

Posted on December 27, 2018

Lakeshore Middle School in Mequon, WI used Litetronics' fluorescent to LED conversion kits to create a better learning environment while saving money.

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Topics: Retrofits, Schools

Cost-Effective LED Lighting Offers Healthcare Facilities a Variety of Benefits

Posted on December 19, 2018

Upgrading lighting is an easy and cost-effective way to lower operational costs and improve the daily quality of hospital operations. In fact, an article in HC+O News titled How Lighting Can Boost Health During Hospital Renovations, Expansions addresses this issue directly.

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Topics: Healthcare, Retrofits

How Energy-Efficient Lighting Fixtures Compare With Traditional Fixtures

Posted on December 18, 2018

One of the most important decisions you can make today with regards to making your facility more energy efficient is choosing to keep your existing lighting fixtures or to upgrade them to LED lighting. You may look at the initial cost of installing energy-efficient lighting in your offices or facilities and get nervous about the size of the investment. However, you may not be taking into account the various advantages of converting to LED.

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Topics: Energy Savings

LED Vs. CFL: Which Is More Energy Efficient?

Posted on December 17, 2018

For a long time, facility managers had only one choice when it came to lighting. By and large, standard incandescent ruled the market. Today, though, the situation is very different. The traditional light bulb has been phased out of most applications, and the rise of energy-efficient alternatives has provided better options to Facilities Managers, Project Managers, and Maintenance Managers alike. The two most prominent are compact fluorescent (CFL) and light-emitting diodes (LED). They are both guaranteed to offer significant savings on your utility bill.

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Topics: Energy Savings