August 31, 2016
Workplace safety equipment or personal protective equipment (PPE) is worn to minimize exposure to serious injuries that may result from contact with chemical, radiological, physical, electrical, mechanical or other workplace hazards.
But workplace safety equipment that offers protection without comfort no longer cuts it, at least according to the workplace safety equipment manufacturers who weighed in on PPE trends for Safety+Health magazine.... More
August 17, 2016
According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), LED lighting retrofits have the greatest potential impact on energy savings in the United States.
By 2027, LED lighting retrofits could save the equivalent annual electrical output of 44 large electric power plants (1000 megawatts each) and a total savings of more than $30 billion at today’s electricity prices, according to DOE.
A prime example of these type of savings is being demonstrated by Constellation, a leading supplier of power, natural gas and energy products. The company has a wide-ranging portfolio of energy-saving products – none more effective than LED lighting.... More
August 9, 2016
Is fluorescent lighting still viable? LED lighting is one of today’s most energy efficient and rapidly growing lighting technologies on the market. LED lamps last longer, use less energy, are more durable, and offer comparable (or better) lighting quality than other solutions on the market.
So why is it that in this modern society where energy efficiency is on the minds of almost everyone, people are still buying the less-efficient and outdated fluorescent lighting fixtures and lamps?... More
August 2, 2016
Warehouses are no longer just for storage. In today’s cost-conscious, efficiency-driven environment, manufacturers are reevaluating the definition of warehousing, As a result, LED warehouse lighting retrofits are increasingly becoming a path to better energy efficiency.
As a result of this sea change, manufacturers are seeking ways to more effectively manage costs, improve inventory control and streamline the supply chain. In the world of supply chain economics, costs associated with operating a warehouse are critical to a company’s bottom line.
For that reason, many companies across the globe are retrofitting their warehouses with LED high bays, swapping out fluorescent tubes and incandescent lighting for a more efficient LED alternative.... More