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securing to while working on a high luminaire. If a lift will be used, a path of travel must
be determined that accommodates the lift equipment.
Equipment Life. Select lamps, ballasts, and controls that are rated or
guaranteed for long useful lives. An incandescent lamp may have a very low initial cost
but may have to be replaced several times a year, while an induction lamp or LED may
not be replaced for decades.
Considerations for improved maintenance:
Minimize lamp types on an individual project.
Group re-lamp luminaires within individual areas.
Provide all luminaires with means of re-lamping and maintenance.
Select equipment and sources with long operating lifetimes. Refer to
Chapter 5, "Lighting Equipment Lamps", for average lamp life of various