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Lighting Maintenance Best Practices

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Maintaining a lighting system can be labor intensive, especially when it comes to spot re-lamping of failed fluorescent lamps. To help improve your next maintenance cycle, keep these best practices in mind so you can save energy and extend operational hours

6-STEP LIGHTING MAINTENANCE PLAN

  1. Survey your facility and record maintenance condition of each lighting system
  2. Follow a lighting maintenance policy*
  3. Schedule group re-lamping of areas and spot replace burnouts between intervals
  4. Clean fixtures during re-lamping
  5. Consolidate lamps to reduce inventory and standardize types used
  6. Incorporate new construction or major renovation projects into the broader scheduled maintenance plan

5 EASY STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE LIGHTING

  1. Maintain and optimize use of existing lighting equipment
  2. Reduce lighting levels and cut operating hours where appropriate, based on IES recommendation
    1. Remember to take advantage of daylight
  3. Install more efficient tubes, ballasts and fixtures
  4. Clean fixtures and laps
  5. Maintain and fine-tune lighting controls
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