Induction Parking Garage Lighting Systems

09/20/10 | Copyright Synergy Lighting USA | Call us today for sales and pricing information: Toll Free: 1-877-220-5483

INDUCTION CANOPY FIXTURE PARKING GARAGEOne of the largest consumers of electricity for many large commercial buildings, shopping centers and condominiums is the parking garage lighting.  Most parking garage lighting systems operate 24 hours a day and use traditional Metal Halide or High Pressure Sodium type lighting fixtures.   The High Intensity Discharge (HID) fixtures are often chosen over vapor tight fluorescent fixtures to provide higher light levels and improved safety and security as parking garages are often victim to higher, opportunistic crime.   These higher light levels however come at a very high cost of electricity, repair and maintenance.   One of the most viable and alternative options to HID lighting systems for use in parking garage lighting is the Induction Canopy Light Fixture.  These fixtures easily replace HID with simple installation and are pre wired with multi-volt connections from 120-277 Volt and a 480 Volt option for larger facilities.

Induction Lighting Increases Safety and Security

By replacing (HID) Metal Halide or Pressure Sodium fixtures with induction, the overall light quality can be improved by up to 70%  while reducing the energy waste by up to 60%.   Induction Lighting from Synergy Lighting provides the highest levels of scoptopic lumens which is reflected in the see-ability of customers, employees or the general public whom utilizes these parking garages.  The Scotopic lumens or S/P Ratio of our induction lighting systems is much higher than HID systems, and replicates pure natural daylight.  This allows individuals to see more clearly, identifying colors correctly, and increase the field of vision dramatically.   We attribute these higher light levels and increased visibility to the prevention and reduction of crimes committed in parking garages.  This reduces property owner premise liability as well as general energy savings.

Reducing Electricty Costs Up To 60% With Induction

Induction Lighting currently offers some of the highest levels of scotopic lumens per watt produced by a single light source.   Because of this higher lumens per watt, induction lighting can replace HID Systems at half the wattage as traditional HID.   For example, a 175 watt metal halide garage light fixture can be replaced with an 85 Watt induction fixture while still providing 20% greater see-able light.   This is additionally attributed to the higher efficacy of Induction Lighting which maintains 95% lumen maintenance over the life of the lamps, compared to only 65% lumen maintenance from Metal Halides.   The Following is a comparison between a 400 Watt Metal Halide and a 200 Watt Induction Fixture.

Parking Garage Lighting 200 Watt Induction 400 Watt Metal Halide
Total Wattage Per Fixture 220 Watts 468 Watts
Product Life in Years 20 5
Hour life of bulbs 100,000 20,000
Energy cost per year (.13 pkw) $250.53 $532.95
Lumen Depreciation 5% 35%
Heat Emissions Temp 130 F 480 F
Hot Spots on Floor NONE YES
Color shifting of lamps NONE OFTEN
Danger of explosion NONE HIGH
Time To Restrike INSTANT 15 minutes
Warranty 5-10 year 1-2 year
Energy Cost Reduction $2824.32 NONE

INDUCTION PARKING GARAGE LOT LIGHTING FIXTURESINDUCTION 200 WATT PARKING LOT LIGHTING

Benefits of Induction Lighting Over HID

  • 100,000 Hour Life
  • Maintenance Free Operation
  • 99% Efficiency (.99 Power Factor)
  • Widest range of Color Temperatures 2700K~6400K
  • Instant Re-Strike Instant Start at –35°C
  • Wide Operating Temperature –35°C~90°C
  • System 80-90 Photopic Lumens per Watt
  • Excellent Lumen Maintenance
  • 100% Flicker Free Operation
  • Excellent CRI (Color Rendering Index) 95
  • High Frequency Electronic Generator

For more information on switching to Energy Saving, Induction Lighting, view our website and call Synergy Lighting for a free consultation.

Phone: (941)-756-4844

Toll Free: (877) 220-5483

e-mail: sales@synergylightingusa.com

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08:29:52, 11/12/10

These higher light levels however come at a very high cost of electricity.

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