3 Factors To Look For In A Commercial LED Lighting System


Keep these factors in mind when choosing a commercial lighting system.

Your commercial lighting system is important because it plays a lot of roles. Not only is it in charge of making sure there’s adequate lighting for your employees but it ensures that your businesses’ exterior is well-lit and safe as well. All commercial lighting systems aren’t the same though so it’s important that yours has these 3 factors.

Energy Efficiency

One of the best ways to improve your building’s energy efficiency is to switch to LED lighting. When you’re using other types of lights, you are almost certainly not using the most efficient means of lighting your business. LED lights are extremely long-lasting and are the best choice for your business. In fact, they also use 2-17 watts of electricity. This is 25%-80% lower than the output of standard lights. On average, LED lights last about 20 times longer than standard lights do. This means you won’t have to replace them as often as you would other lights and that they don’t have to be made as often as well.  When you’re looking to create or upgrade your commercial lighting system, make sure that it’s energy efficient. Not only will you be benefiting the environment, but you’ll be saving money as well.

Light Quality

When you have inferior lights installed in your building, you’ll probably experience them flickering or having other issues. LED lights are warm and consistent, which makes a large difference in your business’s aesthetics but they can also improve your employees’ mood as well. These lights mimic natural light, which is valuable for employees who don’t spend much time outside during the day. LED lighting has also been shown to reduce people’s chances of stress and anxiety. When you’re looking to improve your commercial lighting system, make sure it has a high quality of light.

Possibilities For Rebates

Upgrading your commercial lighting system will provide you with functional and economic benefits. When you upgrade your lighting system and include LED lights in it, you can actually qualify for rebates. CMI Companies can assist you with the process and show you which rebates you can qualify for and even help you with your rebate paperwork!


Are you in need of electric or lighting services for your commercial facility? CMI Companies is here to help! With over 35 years in the industry, CMI has an array of equipment to handle the logistics of any in-house job. We also frequently provide solutions to property managers and upcoming developments. CMI Companies provides services in Mid-Atlantic Region and proudly serves clients in Northern Virginia, Maryland, Richmond, Southern Virginia, Manassas, Prince William County, Fairfax County, Rockville, and Prince George’s County. Also, check us out on Google +, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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