Energy-Efficient LED Stairwell Lighting Released

August 2, 2013 By Linda Hardesty

LED lightPrecision-Paragon’s new RLL Stairwell LED Radius Wrap cuts energy and maintenance costs in stairwells, according to the company.

The energy-efficient Stairwell LED delivers efficacies of more than 100 lumens per watt. The fixture also offers additional energy savings with its integrated occupancy sensor. When stairwells are empty, the LED fixtures will dim their light output by 50 percent, cutting their energy consumption in half while still providing a base level of illumination as required by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes for stairwell illumination.

While LED based fixtures have historically had higher initial costs than T8 fluorescent fixtures, that gap has nearly closed with the added energy savings, says the company. The light also provides a long lifespan that delivers substantial maintenance savings.

The RLL Stairwell LED Radius Wrap is both DesignLights Consortium and Lighting Facts listed, and is eligible for energy-efficiency rebates in many parts of the country.

3 comments on “Energy-Efficient LED Stairwell Lighting Released

  1. Why would a stairwell need to be lit at all if none was using it ?
    What is the purpose for the 50% reduction only?

  2. Typically egress stairwells use photoluminescent strips for fire safty which need some light for charging (hence the 50%) It would be good if there were options that made this adjustable so that you could base it on the lumens needed to charge the strips and still meet fire code requirements.

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