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LEARN | Understanding Retail Lighting - Part 3

We’re wrapping up our series on retail lighting with an overview of the types of lighting that can be implemented in a store, and their effect on certain products. In case you missed it, be sure to catch up on the first two instalments of the series first. Part 1 – Colour Rendering Index (CRI) Part 2 – Correlated Colour Temperature (CCT)  Part 3 – The types of lighting in a retail store Lighting influences desires, purchases and how the shopping experience is remembered… Lighting can have a positive influence on how shoppers feel inside of a store. Excellent colour rendering and special…
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LEARN | Understanding Retail Lighting - Part 2

Lighting installations within a retail environment require so much more thought and preparation than what it is often afforded. Did you know that lighting can impact a salesman’s productivity, a products’ appearance and a shopper’s perception of the store and its products? In this NEW series, we give you a basic understanding of retail lighting, its importance and the many benefits of upgrading your lighting system… Part 1 – Colour Rendering Index (CRI) Part 2 – Correlated Colour Temperature (CCT) and the effects on products, shoppers and employees Part 3 – The types of lighting…
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LEARN | Understanding Retail Lighting - Part 1

Is it essential that a retailer focus on implementing the right lights in the right areas? Will the installation of a dynamic lighting system lead to increased sales? In this NEW series, we give you a basic understanding of retail lighting, its importance and the many benefits of upgrading your lighting system… Part 1 – Colour Rendering Index (CRI) Part 2 – Correlated Colour Temperature (CCT) and the effects on products, shoppers and employees Part 3 – The types of lighting in a retail store Colour Rendering Index (CRI) Too often, the implementation of the best retail lighting design and…
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LEARN | Understanding Industrial Lighting Compliance

In this article, we outline some important lighting standards that industries are required to comply with in South Africa. What are Lighting Standards that Industries must comply with? The lighting standards that industries must comply with in South Africa are stated in Act No. 85 of 1993 in the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act. It states that for a lighting design, the following must apply: All employers are required to ensure that: Every workplace in their undertaking must be illuminated with the illuminance value that is stated in the regulations. Furthermore, specialized lighting must…
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READ | Benefits of changing to LED lighting

If you’re in the dark about the benefits of switching to LED, then this quick article with enlighten you on just that! We also outline LED IP Ratings and end off with a brief discussion on the benefits of IP69K.   Why are Industries rapidly changing to LED technology? Health and Safety: There are several physical ailments that result from poor lighting in the workplace and this ranges from migraines to eye strain. This is due to poor light quality which has high blue-light waves. Blue-light waves are among the shortest, highest energy wavelengths in the visible light spectrum. Because they…
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