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Industrial Lighting Types

Industrial Lighting Types

Industrial lighting is quite different to residential lighting, and so is the way it’s installed. If you are a DIYer and think you are good enough to tackle the industrial lighting project for your brother in laws new office building, think again. You may have stayed up late watching YouTube videos to perfect your abilities, but unless you are licensed and bonded to do the job, you could be asking for trouble.

According to Lloyd’s Electric Service in Knoxville, there are different types of industrial lighting.

Incandescent lamps

The most common type of industrial lighting, incandescent, uses a thin wire filament that electrical current passes through. Incandescent bulbs will give you between 500 and 1000 hours and are quite easy to install. If you are unsure, give Lloyd’s Electric in Knoxville a call.

Industrial Lighting Types - Incandescent Light Bulb

High Intensity Discharge

This type of lighting is available in mercury, high-pressure sodium, and metal halide. This powerful lighting is used in outdoor artificial lighting, landscape and general lighting. These lamps are more energy efficient and can last around 20 times longer than incandescent industrial lighting.

Industrial Lighting Types - High Intensity Discharge Bulb

Compact Fluorescent

These types of lamps are quite similar to regular or standard fluorescent lamps. Compact fluorescent can last for 9000 to 10,000 hours. To obtain maximum results, compact fluorescent lighting must be used where the lights will be on for several hours at a time.

Industrial Lighting Types - Compact Fluorescent Bulbs


Industrial Lighting Types - Halogen Bulb

Halogen lighting creates a brighter, whiter light than incandescent bulbs. Commonly used for display or accent lighting, you will also find Halogen in headlights and floodlights.  Available in many styles, such as mini-can bulbs, single ended quartz, double ended quartz, and parabolic aluminized spots, these lamps offer more intense light on a specific area. Halogen bulbs can last between 3000 and 5000 hours.

So, if you would like more information regarding industrial lighting or a quote, call or click and speak to a team member from Lloyd’s Electric Service in Knoxville today.

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