Why LED Lighting Is Perfect For Commercial Refrigeration Systems?

Retail spaces use a variety of commercial refrigeration systems. Most of these serve a dual purpose of maintaining sufficiently low temperatures and serving as show cases for food products. These need to be lighted in order that the food item appears attractive and tempts buyers. Traditionally filament lamps were used for lighting display refrigerator cases. However, the recent and widespread use of LEDs in general purpose lighting also makes them the perfect choice for lighting display type commercial refrigeration systems. LEDs have a lot going for them. Through the LED lighting system, you can save your electric consumption. Along with that, you can highlight your food items in a brighten manner with these LED lights. People can easily get attracted by finding your decorative food items under these LED lights. 
Commercial Refrigeration

8 reasons to choose the LED commercial refrigerator lights:

  1. Compact form factor for choosing LED lights:
A 5 watt LED measures just1 inchx1 inch. A 10 W LED module is of the same size. These can be put together in a series/parallel combination to provide light spread as desired. One can just as well use small5 mmdia 1 watt or half watt LEDs joined together to form a strip. You can install these LED lights in the easiest process and it can provide you much longevity than your traditional lighting system.
  1. Low power consumption, higher light output, energy savings
Energy savings could well be the best motivator for switching to the use of LED lighting for commercial refrigeration systems. To get the same lumens you would need to use a 40W, 60W and 100W incandescent bulb or 12W, 20W and 30W CFL lamps. Use of LED in commercial refrigeration does result in long-term energy savings.
  1. Unidirectional light
Whereas incandescent and fluorescent lighting are omni directional, LEDs are highly directional and thus direct more light to specific areas. You can use fewer LEDs of lower power to light up interiors of commercial refrigeration systems.
  1. Long life
Long term savings in energy costs goes hand in hand with long life. The bare LED is usually rated for 50000 hours operation whereas incandescent lamps have only 1000 hours and fluorescent lamps may have 10000 hours rated life. It is practically “fit and forget”.
  1. Safety
Incandescent and compact fluorescent lamps operate at mains voltage. LEDs have a low working voltage ranging from 6 to 48 volts at the most. There is little risk of shock.
  1. Capability to operate at low temperatures
LEDs are solid stage. There is no glass to break or crack due to variations of temperatures as can happen with incandescent and fluorescent lighting. The solid state junction is encased in epoxy. As such they are able to operate over wider temperature ranges, especially in the colder areas.
  1. Moisture resistance
LED lights are sealed in epoxy. The electronics controller part is more vulnerable but well designed LED for commercial refrigerators may fix the controller part outside the cabinet. LEDs are resistant to moisture and any gases, and help you to keep your food items fresh.
  1. Light temperature
LEDs are manufactured in a range of colour temperatures varying from 2800 to 4000 to 5000 to 6500. Color creates quite an impact and one can choose to create a warm impact or a natural sunlight effect with the choice of the right LED and its CRI. It helps sell food.

LEDs can be positioned in narrow places and can spotlight food with the perfect amount and right temperature light to motivate shoppers to buy. There is no annoying glare. Food looks attractive. You sell more. You save energy. You are contributing to a cleaner, greener environment. 
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