It is estimated that Lighting consumes 22% of the world’s electricity. Most lighting is extremely inefficient and costly to maintain. No matter what kind of facility you have chances are upgrading the lighting will save you money, improve your facility and benefit the environment.
Training under hot metal halide or incandescent lighting isn’t appealing and fluorescent lighting makes people look dull and makes the facility look dingy. Traditionally fluorescent lighting has been the choice of Sporting Facilities. With the cost of fluorescent lamps skyrocketing, and their questionable environmental record, now is the time to switch to real energy-efficient lighting. Your clients will thank you – they work hard to look good and your lighting isn’t helping.
Warehouses & Offices
Electricity and maintenance make up a large portion of lighting costs associated with the overhead expenses in a warehouse & office facility. These facilities can often run lights for up to 24hrs a day. Installing a new LED intelligent lighting system can reduce these costs and create a comfortable and healthy working environment for staff.
High quality lighting is a critical part of an effective manufacturing facility. Shutting down equipment to maintain faulty lights is costly and disruptive. Manufacturing facilities understand that every minute in production is essential which is why upgrading to an effective LED lighting system can make immediate improvements to the bottom line.
Hospitals & Aged Care Facilities
Hospitals and medical facilities are places where people go to be comforted and healed. These facilities strive to improve the atmosphere for their patients and staff, while working under budgetary constraints and pressure to reduce costs. Often great detail is put into the lighting to create an environment where patients feel at home. This can be done without the expense associated with traditional lighting. Switching to energy-efficient lighting can save you money and improve the level of comfort your facility portrays.
Hotel & Gaming Venues
Hotels & Gaming Venues are one of the largest users of lighting related electricity with long hours of operation. Lighting plays an important role in this industry, exterior lighting draws in potential customers while providing a safe facility. In hallways and lobbies, where halogen spots are on 16 or 24 hours, the case for led is clear. Total costs of electricity, replacements and maintenance can often be reduced by more than 50%. There are many opportunities to improve the efficiency of Hotel & Gaming lighting all while reducing your carbon footprint and improving the quality of light.
Bars & Restaurants
Often one of the most important design element in a bar or restaurant is the lighting. Because these facilities desire the ability to dim the lighting many of them have continued to use inefficient incandescent or halogen lighting. This type of lighting looks great – but is also extremely inefficient, burns out quickly, and runs very hot. With energy-efficient lighting you can have it all – great looking lighting that is dimmable, a 70-90% reduction in electricity and years between lamp changes.
Schools & Universities
Education facilities are taking a leading role in sustainability and energy-efficiency. Often what is done at the educational level is repeated in other government and private business facilities. In addition to leading the sustainability charge, schools and universities must create and maintain a safe and secure environment for their students, staff and visitors. In tough economic times, when budgets are thin, improving efficiency and reducing maintenance costs can be increasingly beneficial.
Shopping Centres / Retail
Lighting is critical in attracting retail customers. Majority of retailers rely in ineffective halogen lighting to produce the quality of light they require. Halogen lights are extremely expensive to maintain uses a lot of electricity and adds a lot of heat to the surroundings creating an uncomfortable environment for the shopper and for staff. Energy-efficient lighting solves those problems while maintaining the quality of light you require.
Supermarkets have long hours of operation, often running 24/7. Lighting expenses are a large part of the overall budget and implementing smart and efficient lighting can drastically reduce the bottom line while improving the quality of light in the facility. Halogen lights are extremely expensive to maintain uses a lot of electricity and adds a lot of heat to the surroundings creating an uncomfortable environment for the shopper and for staff. Energy-efficient lighting solves those problems while maintaining the quality of light you require.
Selecting the right sustainable lighting products for Service Stations can be challenging due to complexities associated with working at heights often above 6 meters.. NuGreen have sourced a range of high quality LED products with sufficient output and suitable beam angles that are suitable for Service Stations. Professional high-bay fittings are available showing payback periods as short as 3 years.
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With numerous funding options available through government grants and with the long term leasing options offered by NuGreen, all of these improvements are now achievable with minimal to no capital outlay required.