The Benefits of Re-Lamping

Health and Safety Obligations

To ensure workplace safety, appropriate level of lighting is a legal responsibility for all public, industrial and commercial buildings. Just because your lamps haven't blown doesn't mean that they don't need to be replaced. A fluorescent lamp will produce around 30% less light after 2 years while a sodium lamp will produce 50% less light all while consuming the same amount of power! As well as a health and safety risk this will also impact productivity levels.

Regular re-lamping is essential for reducing the risk of accidents in the workplace, resulting in a liability free environment for the employer. Health and Safety inspectors will routinely test for the correct lighting levels so it is imperative that a re-lamping schedule is strictly observed.

Lamp Light Guideline to maximum re-lamping period to comply with legal obligations
Fluorescent 1.5 - 2 years
Sodium 1.5 - 2 years
Metal Halide 2 year

You've got great opportunities when

Change to energy saving lighting solutions:
  1. Cut your running costs by 20-80%
  2. Reduce your carbon footprint to help achieve your carbon reduction commitment (CRC)
  • Install newer technology - offers increased control ability
  • Decrease in Down Time - no profit reducing down time

The photos above shows old sodium lamps being replaced by energy efficient metal halide white lamps. Re-lamping resulted in return to legal lighting requirement levels and a reduction in energy costs.

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