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Sports And Leisure Facilities Score Substantial Energy Savings With LED Lighting

Sports And Leisure Facilities Score Substantial Energy Savings With LED Lighting

Leisure centres, sports premises and much more commercial building are increasingly upgrading to LED lighting to reduce their energy consumption and improve current lighting levels. Guaranteed energy savings and superior light quality have led building operators to recognise the huge benefits LED lighting can achieve. Energy efficient, bright, uniform illumination is essential to enhance both participant and spectator experience. Optimum visibility, flicker and glare-free lights are typically considered more important in these environments than in many other sectors.

LED lamps and luminaires come in many different colour temperatures, daylight, natural and warm, that deliver consistent colour temperature and make it possible to alter the mood in leisure environments to fit the activity and create the right atmosphere.  A fast game of squash, for example, calls for a totally different ambience compared to a yoga class.  Equally the dimming capabilities of LED lighting ensure that the correct amount of light is used for each individual activity and the LED technology provides very directional light that can be focused where needed.

Energy Savings

Customers are delighted with energy savings of up to 85%, a significant reduction in maintenance costs and full payback that can be achieved from as little as three months. Additional savings can also be made from the reduction in the load on air conditioning systems as LED lamps generate a fraction of the heat produced by traditional lighting systems. This is very beneficial to leisure and sporting environments where air conditioning can be in use for up to 24 hours a day.

 

Maintenance Free lighting

Traditional inefficient fluorescent lighting in sports and leisure facilities can be very difficult to maintain. Large sports halls, for example, have very high ceilings and accessing the light fixtures, to replace a lamp involves the use of expensive specialised equipment. Additionally, areas would need to be closed down and the playing surfaces protected whilst the maintenance is carried out.  By converting to LED lighting, however, not only is there an immediate reduction in energy costs but the benefit of maintenance free lighting as well.

Taking Control

To maximise energy savings, owners can install an intelligent lighting control system which will add substantial benefits to any leisure or sporting facility. Optimal energy savings can be achieved through occupancy and daylight detection and presence detectors will ensure that any area is only lit when it is in use.  Equally, a lighting control system can also dim lights when there is plenty of daylight.

Please see our full range of commercial lighting and LED solutions.  If you can’t find the product you are looking for please contact us and we will be sure to locate it for you and price match against other suppliers.

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