At LED Lighting Supply we receive hundreds of indoor lighting design requests. With indoor spaces sometimes there areas where we can’t place fixtures, this can be due to shelving, trusses, or any other fixed structure. But what happens when we have to meet 30 foot candles but aren’t able to place lights in that area?
LED Lighting Supply was approached by Wayne’s Electric Service to upgrade an indoor pool to energy efficient LED High Bay Fixtures. With the upgrade we were able to create safe well lit balanced environment
As a result of our Lighting Specialists and lighting design software, we are able to provide an LED upgrade to natatorium fixtures. These lights, per fixture, consumed 250 Watts less than 400 metal halide lights (including metal halide ballast draw) and provide better, brighter and more balanced lighting throughout any busy parking lot.
How Much Does Lighting Cost?
Converting to LED may not be as expensive as an online search may show but it can be overwhelming. A quick search can reflect hundreds of options and solutions, even for lighting an indoor space. On the web LED fixtures range anywhere from $200.00 to $1,000.00. Due to this it can be confusing to determine what’s a good quality fixture that’s right for the job. Here at LED Lighting Supply we have lighting specialists to help our customers navigate and choose the correct fixture for your lighting needs
Lighting an indoor space comes with its own challenges. When we received the lighting plan request for Wayne’s Electric Service for an indoor pool we noticed a requirement of 30 foot candles over the pool without putting fixtures over it. When picking the fixture for this project we needed to choose one that was bright enough to reach across the pool. However we couldn’t pick a fixture that was too bright due to the ceiling height which could cause a spotlight right under the fixture. With this in mind the MLLG-LED-HBC-150-4-120 was chosen. With this fixture we were able to get balanced and even lighting but we are also able to angle slightly which pushed more light toward the center of the pool.
Lumens/Watt: 150 Replaces: 400 Watt Metal Halide
Life Hours: 170,000 (L70) hours
While LED Lighting may already not be as expensive as an online search may show. It is also cost effective due to its energy savings. The chart to the right references the potential energy savings at various prices points. This chart shows the energy savings for the MLLG-LED-HBC-150-4-120 used in this project.
150 LED Watts replacing 400 Watts for 12 hrs/day 365 days/yr saving 1358 kw/year
|Cost per kw/hr||Saving per year for 4 fixtures|
Once our Lighting Specialists have picked the best fixture options for the project, such as the MLLG-LED-SBHO2-100-50, they send the information over to our Product Specialists. Our Product Specialist takes the information and using our design software generates a lighting plan such as the one below. The lighting plans we create can be color coded and include a color legend to make viewing easier for the customer.
PROJECT SOLUTION AND RESULTS
The formula for getting ideal lighting is a combination of the project objectives, the expert product selection, as well as the lighting design process. These together create astounding results and amazing lighting for our customers, like healthy living technology, as seen below. In conclusion the upgrade to LED’s not only brightened up this indoor pool it is also energy efficient, longer lasting, and can be cost effective with the right fixtures and the right professionals. Feel free to Contact Us if you would like to talk to us about your parking lot.
“… The facility is completely satisfied with the final outcome…”
About the Author
Cory Peterson is Director of Sales & Marketing at LED Lighting Supply where he focuses on improving customer experience and revenue operations. Cory writes about commercial & industrial lighting, along with topics important to contractors and facility managers. In his free time, Cory enjoys traveling, snorkeling, exercise and cooking.