Global lighting industry is a vast industry which is comprised of different markets and includes commercial and institutional, outdoor, residential (indoor), industrial, vehicular as well other lighting markets. It is largely affected by the rise and fall of the prices of materials which are required like steel, aluminum, glass, etc. Infact, the volatility of these markets is responsible for the pricing of lighting equipment and accessories.
As per the recent study conducted on the lighting industry, by 2010 the global lighting industry for industrial, commercial, residential and public lighting is expected to exceed US$94 billion. Europe is till date is the biggest market and is projected to cross US$23.5 billion by 2009 while the Asia-Pacific region is poised to post the fastest compounded annual growth rate at 6.5%. out of these, China will stand out as the largest producer of outdoor lighting fixtures in the global lighting industry.
It is estimated that the worldwide requirement for electric lighting equipment will increase to an approx 5% per year. While, the most paced growth in demand is anticipated in the industrializing areas such as the Asia/Pacific region, Eastern Europe and the Africa/ Mideast region due to the rise of building construction activity and rapid industrialization. This will definitely create more opportunities for lighting equipment.
A vast range of materials are applied for manufacturing lighting equipment & accessories. With hundreds of lighting varieties available, material from which these are made play a major role in determining the two aspects of lighting which is function and aesthetic and they help in creating the desired mood.
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Finishing is a must for lighting equipment and accessories, since, these help in increasing their longevity and quality factor. Their coating are a must for enhancing their overall beauty and thereby their functioning skills.
Lighting functions as the most essential aspect which brightens our daily lives. This incorporates various important equipment and accessories which makes it possible for the lights to illuminate the entire area. These include artificial light apparatus as lamps, bulbs, lantern, shades etc. which are often used for illumination and furnishing interiors of any confined area.
Any lighting equipment necessarily needs to include light fixtures which are an absolute must-haves for any home. These helps in not only functioning as an essential lighting equipment but also bring in a stylish touch to a room scheme. According to the requirements, one has to figure out which lighting fixture and equipment will be best suited apart from the size, shape, color and installation procedure to be taken into consideration.
Lighting is available in three distinct types, all having their own specialties which make them best suited as per the location.
China, crystal, silver or antique hurricane, in various shapes, sizes, themes & colors, they are great collectible too.
Shades in various styles- drum, cylinder, bell, oval, square, empire, antique etc.- give dramatic effects to lights.
Garden lamp post or lamp with shade, they are ultimate for bringing beauty to the outdoors.
Innovative and exciting lanterns, often made of inflammable material give graceful ambiance to any environment.
Illuminated by oil or gas, garden torch brings sophistication & warmth to courtyard, backyard, or wherever placed.
From cylinder & hanging to bowl shape for floating candles, the holders are for making candle lights more romantic.
Available in innumerable styles, they bring a touch of class and beauty to outdoors as well as indoors.
Table lamps have been significant since early ages & still provide warmth, style, & value to home decor.
Fitted into brick work, the brick lights can bring interesting & dramatic light feature while illuminating the area.
These light fixtures, traditional or contemporary, bring life to dull walls & create warm inviting atmosphere.