How to Use LED Lighting in Your Business

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Your office space can use LED lighting to create a warm atmosphere with high-powered lights.

Part of attracting customers to your business is creating a visually appealing exterior and interior for your location. One of the ways to increase your building’s appeal is to install the best lighting systems to highlight entrances and products and create an ambiance for your guests. At CMI Lighting, we can help you install the best commercial LED lighting to create an ideal space for your employees and customers. When using LED lighting, you also know that you are using the most energy-efficient option that will last for years to come. Aren’t sure how to incorporate LED lighting into your business? Consider the following methods.

LED Lighting Strips and Bars

LED strip lights are thin and small with high light output and low energy consumption. This makes them easy to use, versatile, and very bright. The strips can be an excellent addition to windows or around signage. LED light bars can also be terrific additions for accent and task lighting in your business. 

Take Advantage of Built-In Features

LED lighting controls often include functions that let you adjust the lighting in fun ways. This includes choosing between multiple colors, flashing lights, or fading effects. Using these fun and eye-catching features can help attract the interest of passersby. 

Enjoy a Relaxed Office Environment

The quality of light produced by LED light bulbs is much better than that produced by traditional incandescent or fluorescent bulbs. By using LED lights, you can improve the illumination of your office space and enjoy lights that spread light farther and wider than their traditional counterparts. This means you require fewer light fixtures, so your light is ultimately more evenly distributed and diffused, which reduces glare and harsh lighting. 

Highlight Products

LED lighting can be used in display cabinets to highlight the products you want your customer to notice or appreciate. LED lights provide a more natural appearance and can be dimmed or colorized to create a unique lighting effect. 

Create Outdoor Ambiance

If you own a restaurant or bar, LED lighting can be used in outdoor patios or other dining areas to create the desired ambiance without sacrificing visibility. If your business is located in an area in which outdoor lighting may bother nearby residents, LED lights can help you ensure that you have proper illumination that is controlled. LED lighting is inherently directional, which makes these lights easier to customize and direct towards a specific area. 

Wash Walls in Color

Use your LED lights to color-wash your walls and create significant visual appeal. You can use your LED lights to wash specific walls in color, to either create an atmospheric accent wall or to highlight specific products. This is much more efficient than painting and will create an exciting effect that draws in visitors. 


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 the 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 Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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