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Which Industrial Light Bulb Is Right For Your Business?

Lighting is a powerful tool that can make the world of difference in a range of different working environments. Unfortunately, many companies fail to recognise this and will continue to make uninformed decisions regarding the type of bulbs they use in their working spaces.

Effective lighting can aid concentration and increase productivity, so it’s important that you consider your options before you go about choosing bulbs.

Read on to find out the best type of bulbs for your business.


Halogen bulbs emit a clear and crisp white light which makes them a great option for when visibility needs to be outstanding. Ideal for work in video and photo studios, they are also really lightweight and portable, which make them handy for when your businesses needs aren’t static and moving location is sometimes required. Industries such as museums and art studios will also benefit from this type of bulb as it will mean that customers and visitors will be able to see all of the products that you have on display well.

Check out our superb range of Halogen bulbs.


LED bulbs are the most common type of fitting that most businesses will use today. Companies often choose this type of bulb because they are energy efficient and also have a long lifespan, which reduces the need for refitting bulbs. They also benefit from fast activation, making them an ideal fit for factories and other work intensive spaces that will appreciate the fact that bulbs that practically no time to light up. This type of bulb is extremely versatile and will also work well in outdoor spaces such as sporting venues and secure enclosures.

We offer a number of different LED light bulb options so you’re bound to find just what your business needs.



Compact Fluorescent bulbs are a cheaper alternative to LEDs and will mean that you will still be benefiting from higher levels of energy efficiency than if you were to use traditional incandescent bulbs. They produce a more subtle light source than LEDs so are an ideal option for work spaces that don’t need such bright exposure. It’s important to know that CFL bulbs do contain mercury so you will be required to expose of them in the correct way that adheres to environmental policy.

Browse our range of CFL bulbs, which come in a wide range of shapes and sizes and are all extremely affordable.

Created by Steve Ellwood on 4th December, 2017


Steve Ellwood

Steve Ellwood

Qualified as an Electrician, founder of BLT Direct