There’s plenty going on in the lighting industry at the moment as with rapid changes taking place to keep up with and incorporate smart technology. Our Recruitment Manager, James Downing, shares his insights.
We’re undoubtedly in the age of the LED and if you attended LuxLive last November you will have struggled to see much else. LED technology has brought many benefits including being energy efficient, easy to install and advances in control and lighting scheme design.
Indeed, it’s not just LEDs that are in the spotlight (pardon the pun), but the lighting controls market is also experiencing significant growth, being frequently used in the commercial, residential and hospitality sectors.
Smart buildings are being heavily promoted in the commercial sector as they can offer better energy efficiency while also improving staff well-being and productivity. Smart lighting, heating and security are also being up taken in our homes. How many people do you know that now have Alexa or Google Home devices? All of these developments present big opportunities for wholesalers.
With new controls rapidly entering the market, getting clients to consider purchasing lighting controls is a challenge for wholesalers. Ask your clients:
These questions should help your clients to decide whether they should consider using lighting controls in their projects.
With such a growing and exciting market, electrical wholesalers clearly have a great opportunity to capitalise on lighting controls. If you can establish yourself as a key knowledge resource for contractors and installers, you will see added revenue and greater customer retention.
Let’s replace the light switch with better lighting control solutions.