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Energy-efficient lighting for industrial and commercial applications

When we hear the word ‘warehouse’ we often picture a gigantic hall, full of machines whirring and forklift trucks zipping around. However, in reality, a warehouse usually comprises of a multitude of different sections – manufacturing spaces, loading bays, racking areas – that all serve different purposes. The problem from a lighting perspective is that [...]

By |February 13th, 2017|Energy Saving|0 Comments

Commercial LED Lighting Trends for 2017

These are exciting times for the LED market. The sector is booming and big changes are looming in the commercial side of the industry. It seems that the majority of the key trends are centred around the role of data, connectivity and the communication of lighting systems. The uptake of the Internet of Things (IoT) [...]

By |February 6th, 2017|Energy Saving|0 Comments

Shedding light on technology and innovation in lighting – An interview with Gary Reading

Lighting is one of those significant yet invisible things in life, like oxygen – you don't necessarily notice it at first, and you don't realise how truly important it is until you're made to notice it through unfortunate events. Lighting is more than just functional; it's about first impressions, immersive experiences, and just plain ol' [...]

By |January 31st, 2017|Energy Saving|0 Comments

Why do I need a commercial energy audit?

In these testing times of increasingly rising energy bills, small changes to the efficiency of a commercial property can yield major savings in its outgoing costs. But it’s difficult to know where to start. Should you look at other providers’ tariffs and see which aligns best with your company’s energy usage? Or should you gut [...]

By |January 25th, 2017|Energy Saving|0 Comments

Lighting the way to significant savings

As you’re probably aware, shifting an existing commercial lighting system to LED can lead to considerable cost savings. An LED bulb is up to 90% more efficient than an incandescent globe, it lasts for up to 50,000 hours and significantly reduces harmful CO2 emissions. However, the incorporation of LED technology into a workspace is more [...]

By |January 17th, 2017|Energy Saving|0 Comments

Lighting the future

A lot of information has been touted about the benefits of light-emitting diode (LED) lighting over the past few years, but the emergence of the technology has happened so rapidly that it has been difficult to separate the genuine facts from the sales pitches. So what’s the difference? Well, below we have provided a breakdown [...]

By |January 9th, 2017|Energy Saving|0 Comments

PRESENTING YOUR SHOP IN ITS BEST LIGHT

When it comes to retail, first impressions count and with online retail taking off, bricks and mortar retailers are facing stiff competition to keep sales in-store. As consumers get savvier, retail experiences are as much about the product as they are the experience. With constant improvements in lighting and control technology, retailers now have more [...]

By |October 26th, 2016|Energy Saving|0 Comments

THE REBATE RUNDOWN

Governments across Australia, specifically the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET) and New South Wales’ Energy Savings Scheme (ESS) are offering rebates and financial incentives for businesses prepared to switch over to LED lights. Replacing energy-hungry lighting like fluorescent and halogen with energy-efficient LED lighting can reduce your energy bill by up to 70% and slash [...]

By |October 19th, 2016|Energy Saving|0 Comments

SMARTER WORKPLACE LIGHTING

With the flick of a switch or motion sensor, a well-designed office space will light up with a seamless design that promotes employee well-being, energy efficiency and sustainability. Thanks to new technologies and ongoing research into how people work, there are now endless opportunities for intuitive lighting design. Here are a couple of things businesses [...]

By |October 12th, 2016|Energy Saving|0 Comments

SHINING A LIGHT ON LED

Energy-efficient LED lighting is a cost effective, smart option for home lighting. Although they have a higher upfront cost than traditional light bulbs, LEDs lower power bills, are longer lasting and provide a better quality of light. With awareness of their environmental and economic benefits increasing, LED lighting is fast becoming the first choice for [...]

By |October 5th, 2016|Energy Saving|0 Comments