A well lit warehouse or distribution center is critical to an efficient operation. Employees are picking, packing, and loading, as well as running fork trucks throughout the facility. Having well designed lighting will not only improve worker safety, it can improve performance, reduce mistakes and save money. Since many facilities operate 24/7, lighting costs can account for up to 30% of a facility’s total electric bill. Energy-efficient lighting can significantly reduce lighting related electricity and maintenance costs while improving light levels within a facility.
For the warehouse lighting, proper distribution of light that maintains uniformity and vertical brightness and ensures that light levels are consistent throughout the space can protect the eye from needing to constantly adjust. Making the lighting system be efficient and cost-effective as well as comfortable.