“5 reasons LED lighting is safer than HPS for cold storage facilities”

This recently read lighting article seems a bit over the top. Is this supplier using scare tactics after all high pressure sodiums have been used in freezer stores for years? How can energy savings be quantified. What about the cost of LEDs versus other forms of lighting? Comments from all the lighting experts out there would be greatly appreciated.


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“Industrial LED lighting fixtures is said to be a much safer, longer-lasting, more efficient and more economical alternative to HPS lighting, especially in cold storage applications.

Conventional high-pressure sodium (HPS) lighting is a mainstay in industrial facilities, used in over 90% of U.S. industrial applications, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, D.C., including cold food storage, despite its lackluster performance in refrigerator and freezer applications. In addition to its slow startup, excessive heat production that results in problematic condensation and poor light quality, HPS lighting also poses a significant safety risk to both workers and consumers.”

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