Providing the right type of lighting for health care providers is an essential part of creating a welcoming environment and saving $'s on reducing your lighting bill.
Before you buy
Fixtures and Fittings
What Is Healthcare Lighting?
Healthcare lighting is generally the same as office and other commercial lighting. However, some special lighting requirements may be found in healthcare facilities; operating rooms, x-ray rooms and others where there is equipment that can be affected by other devices that use power.
What Are the Benefits of Using LED Lighting in a Healthcare Facility?
With LED, there’s no humming, no strobing, no flickering and no mercury. Plus, with LED, you get significant energy and maintenance savings.
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What Are the Typical Healthcare Lighting Requirements?
Healthcare also has requirements for clean room lighting that usually requires an NSF fixture and operating room lighting that usually requires special lights to avoid conflicts with other equipment that can be found in an operating room.
What Are the Best Fixtures to Use for Healthcare Corridor Lighting?
The best lighting fixtures are the ones that meet your light requirements and provide you with the proper lighting. There is no one best lighting fixture as each room or situation has different requirements. However, can or panel fixtures are most commonly used.
How Bright Should the Parking Lot at a Healthcare Facility Be?
The lighting should usually be brighter than a normal parking lot - so 4 to 5 foot candles should be adequate.
Are There Color Changing Options Available for Healthcare Lighting?
Yes, we do offer color changing LED lights. Some of them also allow you to change the light output so you can make the space brighter or dimmer.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
How Much Money Can Be Saved by Using a Lighting Control System in a Healthcare Facility?
A considerable amount, especially if the system is designed to dim and control light levels. A dimmed lighting system saves money, over and above the savings you see when you convert to LED.
Are There Any Special Installation Considerations When Installing Lighting in a Healthcare Setting?
None at all. All our lights include installation instructions that are easy to understand and follow by a qualified electrician.
Get a Health Care Lighting Plan - for Free.
A lighting plan is the first step in creating a successful conversion over to LED. No one cares how much money you're saving if the light levels aren't good or balanced. A lighting plan solves the problem before any money is spent