Case Study

Next – Elmsall Way

Site Facts

  • Location: Yorkshire, UK
  • Large Retail Distribution facility
  • Multiple use areas – different lighting needs
  • Lighting is currently yellow (sodium) in colour
  • Car Park, Security, Loading/Unloading Canopies External Lighting
  • 24/7 Operational Hours
  • 365 Days per year
  • Over 2,500 Members of Staff
  • 282 Luminaires
  • 329,388 kWhrs of electricity on Lighting P.A

The lighting issues on site…

  • Over 20% of the Lighting faulty
  • Nearly 90% of Lighting units 15 years old +
  • High Failure rates – difficult relamp process
  • High Maintenance costs for Lamp/Ballast Replacement
  • Restricted Access to Lighting units due to site operations
  • Low Light Levels with Poor Uniformity
  • High Energy Usage
  • 329,388 kWhrs on Lighting P.A
  • No Lighting Control other than photocells

The Challenge…

  • Design and install an LED lighting system for the site
  • Work around an extremely busy logistics/transport operation
  • Reduce the Lighting Energy Consumption by 50%
  • Minimize the maintenance requirements for years to come
  • Increase Light Levels with enhanced Lighting Uniformity
  • Introduce a Consistent White Led colour spectrum
  • Add controls to as many areas as is possible
  • Match or Increase current Lux Levels

The Result…

  • An external LED lighting system specifically designed to each area of the site
  • 282 LED luminaires have been installed
  • The project was designed, managed and delivered by LYNXled
  • Fast track project delivery taking 4 weeks
  • Lighting Energy Consumption reduced by 72.4%
  • 238,576 kWhrs saved P.A – 1,192,884 kWhrs over 5 years
  • All products are a minimum L80 50,000 hrs compliant
  • Enhanced Lighting Uniformity
  • Controls introduced
  • Increased Lux Levels (min 10%) 



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