Lighting : LIGHTING-June-July-2017
Terra Fitting conveyor belt at port in South Australia. which helps identify problems in advance thus assisting customers with the effective scheduling of maintenance or avoiding unnecessary servicing, ‘over servicing’ or down times. The percentage of energy savings that retrofit projects can achieve are quite staggering. According to some suppliers you’ll get as much as 30% but others quote upwards of 60%. Ghezzi says in his experience, it’s not unusual in an industrial environment to reduce energy consumption by at least 50%. So, what percentage of industrial facilities have made the switch to LED? “Put it this way, any new installation going forward will be almost 100% LED,” answers Portelli who says that government incentives are hastening the change in some areas of the country. Inspired by the smaller-better-cheaper opportunities afforded by LEDs, industrial lighting design has been able to branch off into a huge variety of mini specialities resulting in a proliferation of products each designed for its niche, some with interesting implications. Greg Bell is responsible for all the exterior products in the Gerard Lighting portfolio and says the opportunities for creating practical, yet attractive products are really Slimproof lighting in an NSW Warehouse. June/July 2017 | LIGHTING MAGAZINE 19 Image supplied by Gerard Lighting. Image supplied by Gerard Lighting.
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