Efficiency and renewables

Shellharbour City Council lighting upgrade

08 February, 2008 | Supplied by: Ilum-a-lite Pty Ltd

Shellharbour City Council, just south of Wollongong in NSW, is providing an excellent example to local businesses and councils around the country on how to reduce their environmental footprint simply by switching to energy-efficient lighting

Gerard Lighting acquires Lighting Corp

07 February, 2008

Gerard Lighting, the lighting arm of Gerard Industries, has just acquired Lighting Australia to become Australia's largest lighting supplier, with a combined annual revenue of almost A$300 million.

High-impact freeway lighting

05 February, 2008 | Supplied by: Thorn Lighting Pty Limited

Lighting for freeways is an essential part of roadway infrastructures, but is often taken for granted. But compare driving at night on an unlit country highway to a well-lit freeway and the value of street lighting becomes very apparent

Constant current LED driver

01 February, 2008 | Supplied by: Cutter Electronics

The Recom International RCD-24-0.35 LED driver is a constant current supply that enables multiple high-brightness LEDs to be run at optimum operating conditions and generate a uniform brightness and colour of light.

Metal halide downlight kits

01 February, 2008 | Supplied by: Osram Australia Pty Ltd

The Shopstar kits are a high quality, architectural range of metal halide downlights designed to provide lighting solutions for a wide range of shop lighting applications.

Energy controller

01 February, 2008 | Supplied by: Clipsal - by Schneider Electric

The 5610/240/4K8 energy controller is designed to save energy consumed by fluorescent lighting, claiming to save up to 25-30% by operating lights in ‘economy mode’ without sacrificing visibility, while extending the life of the tube, ballast and fitting and reducing its temperature.

Outdoor LED lighting

01 February, 2008 | Supplied by: Save Power.com.au

The SPLU2/4/6 high power LED streetlights are designed for use in outdoor lighting applications such as streetlights, sidewalks, car parks, parks, industrial plants and billboard lighting.

Energy-saving system

01 February, 2008 | Supplied by: BMASS Energy Saving Solution Pty Ltd

Power Saver is a fluorescent lighting control unit that manages power to improve lighting and energy efficiency, claiming to save up to 30% of the operating costs of fluorescent lighting power, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Halogen work lamps

01 February, 2008 | Supplied by: TEA Transmissions Pty Ltd

The HS and SL series of low-voltage halogen work lamps are flexible and concentrated light sources providing high-intensity and efficient lighting solutions while maintaining safety through effective heat dissipation and electric leakage isolation.

Remote lighting lifter

01 February, 2008 | Supplied by: Ingal EPS

The Remote Lighting Lifter enables the lowering of luminaires to the ground electrically via wireless remote control where they can be safely maintained. It is designed for use in factories, warehouses, exhibition centres, sports stadiums, railway stations, auditoriums, schools, hotels and more.

High-output green XLamp LED

01 February, 2008 | Supplied by: Cutter Electronics

Cree has released a high-output green XLamp XR-E LED that is claimed to be 70% brighter than the green power LED it replaces and complements the previously released blue XR-E LEDs for RGB LED applications.

Leading-edge dimmer

01 February, 2008 | Supplied by: Philips Dynalite

The DLE220-S is a 2 x 20 A leading-edge dimmer suitable for control of large lighting loads, including incandescent, low-voltage, neon and selected fluorescent light sources. It complements Dynalite’s multi-channel dimmers by providing extra channels when additional load capacity is required.

LED spotlights

01 February, 2008 | Supplied by: Save Power.com.au

The SP High Power LED spotlights are claimed to save 86% on power consumption and greenhouse gas emissions on the halogen lamps they are designed to replace in applications such as indoor illumination, focused reading and task lighting, emergency lighting, concealed accent lighting and billboard illumination.

Tackling the challenge of energy conservation

29 January, 2008 by Theo van Deursen, CEO Philips Lighting

Thirty years ago, few people knew anything about the dangers of carbon emissions. Today, the need to mitigate global warming by controlling man-made carbon emissions is probably the single most important issue we face as a global community

Why has emergency and exit lighting been ignored?

24 January, 2008 by Paul Stathis, Editor

Emergency and exit lighting seems to be an orphan in the building industry - it's perceived as being neither part of the fire industry nor part of the electrical industry

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