From specially designed fixtures and fittings, to various lighting styles, lighting for commercial properties is not an easy task. There are many different angles to consider. Here at Walker Electrical in Preston, we are commercial and residential electrician experts. We cover everything from sockets to lighting, from student accommodation and residential homes, to factories and office blocks. As a result, we have produced this guide to lighting for commercial properties.
What is your commercial lighting vision?
Grouping commercial properties together is a challenge in itself as there are so many types of commercial property. These include offices, shops, gyms and bars to name just a few. This type of diversity means that there is no one size fits all approach to commercial lighting. Instead, a lot of the emphasis is on what you are looking to achieve.
Companies are regularly looking for their commercial lighting to:
- save on their electricity bill and cut down on waste
- be modern and fit in with the rest of the commercial property
- be specific for certain tasks
Whatever your vision, your choice of lighting types and fixtures will be influenced.
Range of Lighting Types and fixtures
- Accent lighting- this is a lighting system that draws attention to a certain area. This is prefect for commercial settings where the products need to be showcased.
- Task lighting- this is indirect lighting, such as wall lights and lamps with lower lighting output that provides just enough light to perform the tasks you need
- Ambient lighting- In commercial settings ambient lighting is generally bright and uses a combination of direct and indirect lighting to achieve the perfect result. It is otherwise known as background lighting.