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Fire Marshal Inspections of Emergency Lights

by Cooper Clark on Jan 07, 2022

Businesses, schools, towns.  All require a team of dedicated professionals to keep them up and running. That's why, in order to stay on top of everything, the best leaders know you need to hire
the best people to help take care of the actual buildings. The last thing a business owner or school administrator needs is a sudden, unforeseen distraction that disrupts their daily rhythm. That
disruption could come in the form of a Fire Marshal.

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Topics: Emergency Lighting Systems, Understanding Emergency Lighting Fire Code, Emergency Lighting, Commercial Lighting

Pole Lights

by Cooper Clark on Nov 26, 2021

Where you mount your lights is important. This gets complicated in places such as outdoor parking areas where there are no nearby walls to install lights on. This is where pole lights come in, and it's crucial to know as much as possible about pole lights before choosing the type to use. 

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Topics: Energy Savings, Lighting Maintenance, Commercial Lighting

Exterior Emergency Lights: The Basics

by Cooper Clark on Aug 25, 2021

Most people know that you have to put an emergency exit light at the point of egress in a building. Putting lights on the other side of the emergency exit is also a good idea. Consider the following.

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Topics: Emergency Lighting Systems, Emergency Lighting, Emergency Lighting CT, Commercial Lighting

Electrical Repairs

by Cooper Clark on Jul 27, 2021

Every business in this age uses an electrical system and electrical equipment, and there are few things that disrupt the workday like the electricity going on the blink. Less dramatically, but equally detrimental to your business, is when your electrical system gets a more subtle sort of damage. Wires and connections get loose or worn down, and then everything your business depends on slows down and develops quirks that interfere with your day. Here are a few things that may require the services of a professional electrician.

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Topics: Lighting Maintenance, Commercial Lighting, Electrical repairs

When Should You Schedule Lighting Inspections?

by Cooper Clark on May 21, 2021

Every building should have its lighting systems inspected occasionally. It's important to keep an eye on your lighting as those fixtures and high-powered bulbs have potential to cause injury or even fire if they malfunction. 

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Topics: Emergency Lighting, Lighting Maintenance, Commercial Lighting

The Basics Of Emergency Lighting Inverters

by Cooper Clark on Jan 25, 2021

During a storm or disaster, you may have experienced power outages.  Your emergency lighting system should be ready if you experience a power outage from a small incident or a major catastrophe.  Here is where an inverter comes in.     

 

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Topics: Emergency Lighting Systems, Emergency Lighting CT, Commercial Lighting

Taking Special Care Of Your LED Lights

by Cooper Clark on Dec 07, 2020

LED lights have many benefits for companies. They reduce your utility bill, provide consistent and clean white light for your property, and they look pretty. One of the biggest benefits is how long the LEDs last without flickering. They generally can run for 50,000 hours, and that can help you cross one more expense off this year's quarterly report. However, as with all things, failing to maintain your lights can lead to you losing hours and ultimately paying for replacements long before you are budgeted to. Here are a few tips for avoiding that.

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Topics: LED Lighting, Lighting Maintenance, Commercial Lighting

Tips For LED Lighting Upgrades

by Cooper Clark on Oct 05, 2020

You have probably heard of all the benefits that come from upgrading your lights to LEDs. For example, the light is gentler on people's eyes, it covers a wider space, and it is more energy-efficient. This makes an upgrade tempting. However, the process is more complicated than randomly buying LED lights. Consider doing the following before you start your upgrade.

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Topics: LED Lighting, Commercial Lighting

Canopy Lighting: A Part Of Your Business's Success

by Cooper Clark on Aug 06, 2020

You have probably seen canopy lighting in front of a store or outside a gas station in the past. These are the outdoor lights that are connected to a structure's soffit, overhang, or ceiling, and plenty of businesses have them. You might have wondered why this is and whether your own business would benefit from some. In fact, there are solid reasons to get them.

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Topics: Commercial Lighting

Are Your Lights Aging Gracefully?

by Cooper Clark on Jun 16, 2020

     Maintaining a property means that you are responsible for making the place safe, attractive and functional, and a big part of achieving that is maintaining the system of light fixtures that keep your property illuminated.  Here are a few things you should know about your lights as time goes on and they begin to age.  

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Topics: Energy Savings, LED Lighting, Lighting Maintenance, Commercial Lighting

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