Rugby High School enjoys ‘significantly improved’ illumination from energy saving LED upgrade

The comprehensive LED-based lighting upgrade is expected to deliver annual savings of £12.5K and a return on investment of only 4.5 years. Increasing instances of lamp failure, a recognition that the quality of the illumination could be better, and a desire to take advantage of energy savings accruing from the latest LED technology informed a recent upgrade at Rugby High…

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Brightest in the class

The benefits of switching to LEDs have been well documented in recent years. Facilities managers, tasked with reducing energy costs as well as carbon emissions, have opted to use LED luminaires – often retrospectively – and as a result have been able to enjoy significant savings. Applelec managing director Ian Drinkwater discusses how the latest generation of LEDs is driving…

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Green Tourism gets behind LED in light of Halogen ban

In light of the recent EU halogen bulb ban, Green Tourism are backing LED lighting as a sustainable and cost effective alternative as they report businesses could be saving a massive 90% on costs with the one simple switch. Jon Proctor CEO of Green Tourism, the world’s largest sustainable certification programme of its kind, explains more about why switching from…

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LED Eco Lights launches intelligent LED lighting battens

LED lighting battens provide 65% energy savings Twin-tube fluorescent luminaires can be upgraded in ten minutes LED Eco Lights has added SMART Sensor technology to its Goodlight™ G5 LED battens, allowing the luminaires to be grouped and respond intelligently to a building’s lighting needs. Warehouses and industrial sites can reduce their lighting energy bill by up to 65% by replacing…

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Venture upgrades high bays to create premium industrial luminaire

Venture Lighting Europe has created yet another highly efficient, energy saving solution for industrial lighting schemes with its new and advanced VLED Highbay Pro. The luminaire is an upgrade of the company’s established VLED IDT Highbays which have been used for numerous applications across the UK. As the range’s premium product, the VLED Highbay Pro is similar to the original…

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Why wireless control brightens the effect of LED lighting

LED lighting is revolutionising the lighting industry and creating completely new market conditions. However, unlocking its full potential has been hampered by a lack of simple and easy to install industry standard solutions enabling personal control, energy conservation and compliance with increasingly stringent building standards. To fulfil all of these requirements, LED control based on standardised wireless technology is the…

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Benefits of LED Lighting – Up Front and Personal

In the world of lighting, LED has become an unstoppable force. It is now difficult to envisage a refurbishment or new build that does not feature LED lights within its lighting scheme. There are huge benefits in terms of energy and cost savings with lighting bills cut by up to 90%. Yet the widespread adoption of LED lamps and fixtures…

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Electrical management specialists saves 60% with Venture LED lighting scheme

Venture Lighting have partnered with Hertz Electrical Distribution to supply over 250 of its latest LED technology luminaires to one of the largest electrical management specialists in the UK. Two warehouses have been installed with Venture’s VLED Midibay Elite wide beam luminaires as an energy efficient alternative to the previous high-wattage lamps, whilst also benefiting from the Enhanced Capital Allowance…

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Tridonic delivers significant savings at Bournemouth International Centre car park

45% reduction in carbon emissions achieved in first 12 months The installation of approximately 400 Tridonic LED lights in the multi-story car park at Bournemouth International Centre has delivered significant savings in its first twelve months. The project to replace the original fluorescent lights was undertaken by Littledown, a specialist lighting control’s company that has a long standing relationship with…

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Light Efficient Design sets University of Nottingham on path to brighter lighting

LED Retrofit comes of age following 1000 lamp installation to replace University’s campus-wide sodium, providing enhanced light quality, energy performance and pedestrian safety Light Efficient Design EMEA has announced The University of Nottingham has successfully completed an initial project to replace exterior Low Pressure Sodium (LPS) campus lighting with retrofit LED lamps manufactured and supplied by Light Efficient Design, the US-based world…

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