Switching on to New Possibilities

Switching on to New Possibilities

The benefits of switching to LEDs are difficult to dispute. The achievable savings in terms of both energy usage and carbon emissions have been well documented, with building managers across the UK opting for LED luminaires – often retrospectively – in lieu of their fluorescent counterparts. Ian Drinkwater – managing director of Applelec, which recently became an official UK supplier for SloanLED products – explains how the latest advancements are opening up new possibilities across…

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Nearly 1,000 Goodlight LED lights Illuminate Bristol Eco-Apartments

Nearly 1,000 Goodlight LED lights Illuminate Bristol Eco-Apartments

Award-winning complex makes more savings with Goodlight LED LED Eco Lights and Longevity Partners today announced the completion of a project to refit all emergency lights in the common areas of a grade 2 listed Bristol eco apartment complex with long life, energy efficient LED lights from the Goodlight™ range. The 10-acre Lakeshore development in Bristol, England has a BREEAM EcoHomes rating of ‘Excellent’ from the BRE (Building Research Establishment), as well as a Housing…

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Plugging in to Modular Buildings – Lighting Controls in the Education Sector

Plugging in to Modular Buildings – Lighting Controls in the Education Sector

Increased demand for public services, fuelled by a growing population, is putting a strain on the public sector and specifically, the education sector. There is now an acute shortage of school places across the UK. While the situation is particularly problematic in London, it is also a major concern in other parts of the country. As a result, local authorities are turning to innovative solutions to address the major demand for new school buildings. While…

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St Albans City and District Council Invest in Goodlight LED Panels to Transform Office Lighting

St Albans City and District Council Invest in Goodlight LED Panels to Transform Office Lighting

LED Eco Lights today announced that St Albans City and District Council has completed phase one of a project to replace fluorescent tubes within their 6000 m² office building with long life, energy efficient LED panels from the Goodlight™ range. Following a successful pilot scheme, a rolling programme commenced to replace the fluorescent lights in the office sections with Goodlight LED panels. According to Candice Luper, Sustainability Projects Officer at St Albans City and District…

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SMART Lighting Takes LED Lighting to a New Level

SMART Lighting Takes LED Lighting to a New Level

Integrating controls into LED lamps multiplies the energy efficiencies, according to Saima Shafi, Sales and Marketing Director, LED Eco Lights Since 2006, we have seen great shifts in LED technology, delivering huge improvements in light output, colour rendering, reliability of electronic control gear and of course, vast difference in purchase prices. Whilst these improvements will doubtless continue, other exciting developments are taking place in parallel. Manufacturers are exploiting the inherent controllability of LED technology by…

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How to Achieve Energy Efficient Office Lighting & Improve Employee Health

How to Achieve Energy Efficient Office Lighting & Improve Employee Health

By Kevin Cox, Managing Director, Energys Group Many of us are aware of the energy saving benefits of upgrading office lighting to the latest LED technology. But the story less told surrounds how a lighting upgrade can also deliver increased comfort for staff. Less glare, better lighting controls and more considered zoning and spacing should all be achieved within a lighting retrofit. The human benefits are numerous: better concentration, happier, more productive staff and variable…

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Easydis Makes New LED Lighting 45% More Energy Efficient with Nedap Light Management

Easydis Makes New LED Lighting 45% More Energy Efficient with Nedap Light Management

Easydis, French retail organisation Casino’s logistics subsidiary, deploys Nedap’s IoT light management platform to make new LED lighting even more economical and more sustainable. Using Nedap light management, the energy consumption of the lighting at the Easydis location in Reventin-Vaugris, France, has been reduced by 45%. The Nedap light management system provides wireless, demand-driven control of the lighting, so luminaires are only lit when and where needed, without unnecessary waste of energy. Future-proof lighting system…

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Aura Light Introduces Easy Upgrade LED Tubes

Aura Light Introduces Easy Upgrade LED Tubes

Aura Light has introduced a new energy-efficient, easy-install LED light source to replace traditional fluorescent tubes. The OptiT8 is one of the latest additions to Aura Light’s diverse range of products that offer excellent light quality and significant energy savings. Designed to be a quick solution to reduce costs of existing luminaire installations, the OptiT8 is a retrofit solution to replace T8 fluorescent tubes operated by magnetic ballasts. This allows facility managers to safely upgrade…

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Goodlight T8 LED Tubes Payback in 8 Months for Quorn Foods

Goodlight T8 LED Tubes Payback in 8 Months for Quorn Foods

LED Eco Lights today announced that Quorn Foods, a leader in meat alternative produce, has replaced the fluorescent tubes at its 13,000 sq. ft. Stokesley, North Yorkshire manufacturing site with high-performance, energy efficient T8 LED tubes from the Goodlight™ range. Quorn Foods achieved a payback on the installation of the Goodlight T8 LED tubes in just eight months, significantly reducing their carbon footprint. The Stokesley site is its principal manufacturing site with six hundred staff…

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Hager Survey Illuminates Way Forward for Lighting Controls Market

Hager Survey Illuminates Way Forward for Lighting Controls Market

Survey reveals key influencers for lighting control market Commissioning ease, system usability, energy efficiency and the growing influence of ‘Internet of Things’ to help connectivity, are cited as the primary drivers across the industry A survey of electrical industry professionals by Hager, in conjunction with Electrical Review, looking at issues driving the lighting control market has revealed a number of key findings These include: The growing importance of system usability and ease of operation when…

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