According to the Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey, commercial buildings use 17% of all electricity consumed in America.
Audio and visual integrators add to the users’ experience. The lighting industry is constantly evolving, bringing new ideas and concepts for consumers. There are regular additions of new products to build better experiences and to surpass the client’s expectations.
Lighting and ambiance can significantly improve moods and the client’s well-being. Variations in lighting can also have different effects on the employees’ productivity.
Lighting can truly transform a client’s experience with the business. Here are the top lighting trends that you can ask your electrician about.
Light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, are becoming more popular by the day. LED technology is advancing swifter than any other category of bulbs that have come before it. The recent trend is shifting from fluorescent and incandescent lights to LEDs.
According to a 2019 report by the US Department of Energy, LEDs have matched and beat conventional lighting technologies in efficiency, versatility, lifetime, and quality. They are also cost-effective and energy-efficient.
Circadian lighting is getting popular among commercial spaces like hospitals to improve the client’s experience or boost productivity and morale in office settings.
The Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology released a study that states that an average American spends 93% of their life indoors. This leads to various health issues and affects mental health well-being.
Circadian lighting mimics natural sunlight and affects melatonin stimulation in consumers. This can help improve their health and well-being.
Outdoor lighting is very important as it’s the first impression a client has of the business. If it isn’t attractive, then it won’t appeal to most clients.
Outdoor lighting improves the commercial experience by building ambiance, boosting brand recognition, increasing curb appeal, etc.
Energy Efficient Lighting
Recently, there has been a much-needed shift toward energy-efficient lighting. From small brands to giant corporations, most businesses are investing in energy-efficient lighting. This incorporates motion sensors, timers, smart appliances, and dimmable bulbs, etc. These additions are extremely affordable and made without making a dent in the company’s wallet.
Ambiance and atmosphere are pretty crucial to all businesses. For restaurants, ambiance and lighting are important to persuade their customers to dine in. Warm and natural lighting are more popular in restaurants. Smart bulbs are trending and add a pop of color to the atmosphere.
For retail, low-lighting and high contrast levels are popular, like spotlights and downlights.
Some lights transform with a button for the clients. This way, a commercial setting can have a variety of settings and dynamics.
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