New Warehouse Lights, LED?

Discussion in 'Green Business' started by Top Hat, Aug 13, 2014.

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  1. Top Hat

    Top Hat UKBF Ace Free Member

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    Our insurer is requiring us to upgrade our warehouse high intensity lights, apparently they have a tendency to explode showering the goods below with hot glass and starting fires.

    Here's my dilemma:
    New Halide fittings (250w) will cost £770
    New LED fittings (100w) will cost £2750

    We have good natural light from skylights and don't have lights on in the summer, and don't even put all of them on in the winter, I estimate we will save about £100 per year with the LED fittings.

    I want to go green, but I don't really think its worth it.

    Convince me one way or the other.

    * the lights are and would require scissor lift to replace bulbs
     
    Posted: Aug 13, 2014 By: Top Hat Member since: Mar 3, 2005
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  2. Timoxendale

    Timoxendale UKBF Contributor Free Member

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    Being your lighting usage is so low going LED will mean you will never need to change them ever again and you can also claim tax relief (Enhanced Capital Allowance).

    I would recommend if you haven’t already getting a quote from a company called Litelite everyone I know has used them and have been pretty happy with the price and service!

    I can't post a link but just Google Litelite
     
    Posted: Aug 13, 2014 By: Timoxendale Member since: Sep 19, 2012
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  3. Psl

    Psl UKBF Ace Free Member

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    Get the LED lights.
     
    Posted: Aug 15, 2014 By: Psl Member since: May 4, 2010
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  4. Rhyl Lightworks

    Rhyl Lightworks UKBF Ace Free Member

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    Have you taken into account the longer lifespan of good led fittings - about 25 years?
     
    Posted: Aug 15, 2014 By: Rhyl Lightworks Member since: Aug 16, 2006
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  5. NickGrogan

    NickGrogan UKBF Ace Full Member

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    LED is the way to go, but those prices are high. PM me the details and I'll get you a much better price.
     
    Posted: Aug 26, 2014 By: NickGrogan Member since: Nov 15, 2012
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  6. an1

    an1 UKBF Newcomer Free Member

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    First of all you must get the LED lights,but I think you would need 9 of these instead of 6 because they have a 90 degree beam angle for little more coverage
     
    Posted: Nov 8, 2017 By: an1 Member since: Nov 7, 2017
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