Best LED Lighting Solutions For Contractors

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    By Arthur Smith, Main Editor,


    With it’s superior efficiency, longevity and performance, LED lighting is being hailed as the wave of the future. And one of the major solutions to our current crop of energy and environmental crises. Indeed there are now LED lights being used in all manner of lighting applications from domestic ones where battery powered LED lights are popular to more commercial ones where standard LEDs lead the charge. If you are a contractor supplying lighting solutions and retrofits to new and existing homes and businesses, then why not jump aboard the bandwagon and start delivering those LED benefits to your customers? Read on as we take you through some of the best LED lighting solutions for contractors.

    Commercial T5 High-Output LED Tubes

    These high output 46 inch long tubes (available from numerous suppliers) come with double-ended design are compatible with almost all existing lamp-holders and light fixtures. They deliver a maximal light output of 130 lumens, and are backed by a 10 year manufacturer’s warranty.

    Industrial Downlight

    This LED downlight from Energy Focus is designed to be a replacement for most existing incandescent, fluorescent and metal-halide downlights. Converting your downlights to LED has the potential to save you up to 50 per cent on your current power bills. It is available in 6, 8, 10, and 12 inch versions – all of which feature an attractive, clean looking design with frosted lens. It has a maximum light output of 100 lumens.

    300D Series LED Tube

    To install the 300D series LED tube light, you simply remove the existing ballast from your light fixtures and re-wire the new light. No extra hardware is required. Suitable for both domestic and commercial applications, the 300D series tube light delivers a maximum light output of 130 lumens. It’s also backed by a 10 year manufacturer’s warranty.

    500D Series LED Tube

    The 500D Series LED tube light also employs a direct-wire form of installation. The circuitry built into this light is designed to connect directly to mains power, so no ballast is required-this in turn means less chance of failure. It delivers a maximum light output of 150 lumens of flicker-free LED lighting, and it’s backed by a 10 year manufacturer’s warranty.

    EFL Troffer

    This lighting fixture is suitable for new or existing constructions alike, it is designed to support up to three direct wire LED T8 lamps. It features a durable steel design, and is available in 2 by 2 and 2 by 4 inch configurations. It’s backed by a 10 year manufacturer’s warranty.

    High Bay Housing

    Energy Focus’ High Bay Housing has a rugged steel design and is perfect for high lumen applications like warehouses, conference centers, gyms etc. It accommodates up to 8 EF lamps, and is compatible with both surface and suspension mounts.

    Flood and Area Light

    Another fine LED lighting solution, the Flood and Area light comes in both single and double designs so your customers can choose between a full flood beam or a more targeted one.

    LED Docklight

    It features a durable housing that holds up under all conditions. Delivers light exactly where you need, and attaches directly to all your standard dock light fixtures.