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Lighting

Upgrading your lighting system can be one of the most cost-effective ways for your business to save energy.

Energy-efficient lighting in a large warehouse

For some businesses, lighting can account for up to 50 per cent of energy use. By upgrading to an energy-efficient lighting system and implementing smart lighting practices, you could potentially reduce your lighting energy usage 80 per cent.

Switching to a more efficient lighting system can:

  • Reduce your electricity bill
  • Reduce the need for costly maintenance
  • Improve safety and conditions at your premises.

See our fact sheet for a simple summary of the technology:

Lighting technology report

When implementing energy efficient lighting solutions, the Energy Efficient Lighting Technology Report can help you:

  • Understand the various lighting solutions available – their costs, savings and payback periods
  • Select cost-effective upgrades best suited to your business
  • Implement a lighting upgrade.

Technical information

Are you a supplier, installer, plant operator, site engineer or facilities manager? Find more detailed technical information about lighting upgrade options is available in our Energy Efficient Lighting Technology Report – technical details (PDF 1MB).

Energy-efficient lighting training

We offer a two-day training course focused on current best practice in installing energy efficient lighting technology.

Lighting upgrade calculator

Calculight can help you identify appropriate upgrade options and compare them by cost, energy savings and payback period.

Once you have identified the most cost-effective solution for your business, you can use the generic technical specifications to confidently approach lighting suppliers and contractors.

Note: this tool was developed only as a guide to identify energy savings. It does not remove the need to seek technical expertise for design and specification issues.

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Page last updated: 12 October 2016