15 Jul

The Importance Of Proper Commercial Outdoor Lighting

Commercial Outdoor LightingLighting is an essential but often overlooked part of running a business. Outdoor lighting is especially critical because your space’s exterior is the first thing a potential customer sees. You don’t want your outdoor lighting to give the impression that you don’t care about your business. Proper commercial outdoor lighting is crucial because it:

  • Keeps your customers and employees safe.

Outdoor spaces need to be well-lit, especially when it is dark outside. Well-lit commercial space is less prone to crimes such as mugging and assaults. Proper commercial lighting will not leave your customers or employees vulnerable to someone hiding in the shadows.

  • Improves the appearance of your business.

You want your business’ exterior to give customers a certain “feel” when they pull in the lot. Commercial outdoor lighting allows businesses to custom-build a lighting solution that illuminates their space while projecting the exact aesthetic owners want.

  • Increases customer comfort.

In addition to making your customers feel safe, proper outdoor lighting will also provide maximum visibility and comfort. Vision-impaired customers are sure to appreciate the thought, as dark outdoor areas can be especially difficult for them. If you sell products outside, proper lighting will also ensure they can comfortably see and purchase your products after dark.

  • Boosts employee productivity and job satisfaction.

Improvements in employee productivity, less stress, and a more positive work environment, all due to better work lighting, have been shown in various studies and reports. Increasing your outdoor lighting will help your employees do their jobs better and safer. For what it’s worth, blue light is best to stimulate creativity and boost energy.

  • Lasts longer than residential lighting.

Outdoor commercial lighting is created with the specific purpose of standing up to nature’s elements while providing clear and consistent luminosity. Manufacturers do not construct commercial lighting in the same way as residential. Constructed to be more durable, commercial lighting fixtures have thicker finishes and higher-quality materials. Commercial lighting lasts many years longer than its residential counterparts, uses less energy, produces less heat, and usually comes with a much better warranty.

Installing professional, safe, and beautiful outdoor commercial lighting is one of our specialties here at Decorating Elves. We are Tampa Bay’s premier outdoor lighting contractor, helping area businesses take their outdoor lighting game to the next level since 2006. Call us at 1-800-MY-LITES to begin working on your custom outdoor commercial lighting solution today.