Wall Pack Lights (or “exterior building lights”) are terms to describe the outdoor lighting that is commonly mounted on the outside facing walls of buildings. This type of exterior lighting is generally used to provide illumination to ground areas frequented by vehicles and pedestrians. They also function well as an added layer of security for property owners. It is not uncommon to see multiple fixtures mounted on a single building or wall, with the fixture spacing designed to provide even lighting around the grounds. Below are a few image examples of conventional wall pack lighting mounted on an exterior wall.
A typical outdoor wall pack light might be a sodium vapor light. Sodium vapor lights are the ones that tend to be very deep yellow in hue. Low pressure sodium vapor lights produce a monochrome emission that tends to render color very poorly in exchange for relatively good energy efficiency for a legacy bulb technology. Interior solutions for wall pack lighting include conventional incandescent bulbs but more typically mercury vapor bulbs. While each of these technologies has their merits, industrial LED lighting outperforms all of the conventional alternatives in important ways. Let’s take a look at some of the various considerations when deciding whether an LED retrofit is appropriate for your wall pack lighting.
Decreased maintenance requirements. LED lights have a lifespan that is four to forty times longer than many conventional bulbs. This means fewer replacements for bulbs that wear out. LED lighting technology also generates light differently than typical fuel and filament lighting, by using a diode instead.
Improved lighting quality. LED lighting for wall pack lights will typically score better in a head-to-head comparison against most other bulbs when it comes to Color Rendering Index (CRI), Correlated Color Temperature (CCT), and Foot Candles.
Increased energy efficiency. First, many conventional lights waste a lot of the energy they produce by emitting it as heat (this is especially the case with metal halide lighting). Second, most conventional lights are omnidirectional, which means that they output light in 360 degrees. So, a lot of light is wasted pointing at a ceiling, or being diluted because it has to be redirected through the use of fixtures.
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