Case Study

North Yorkshire Plant Full Site Lighting

Site Facts

  • Location: North Yorkshire, UK
  • Large Steel Structures Manufacturing facility
  • Multiple work areas – different lighting needs
  • Manufacturing, External & Task Lighting
  • Fabrication
  • 24/6 Operational Hours
  • 312 Days per year
  • Over 250 Members of Staff
  • 501 Luminaires
  • 854,703 kWhrs of electricity on Lighting P.A

The lighting issues on site…

  • Over 20% of the Lighting faulty
  • Nearly 90% of the 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 Plant Machinery
  • Insufficient Light Levels with Poor Uniformity
  • Depreciated Light Lux levels from 20-150 lx
  • High Energy Usage
  • 854,703 kWhrs on Lighting per Annum
  • No Lighting Control
  • Difficult to maintain Emergency Lighting system

The Challenge…

  • Design and install an LED lighting system for the site
  • Work only at weekends so that production was not affected
  • 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 Cool White Led colour spectrum
  • Photocells to all External Lighting
  • Increased current Lux Levels by 100-300 lx (area dependent)
  • Install and easy to maintain Emergency LED Lighting System

The Result…

    • An LED lighting system for the manufacturing area of the site
    • 501 LED luminaires have been installed
    • Designed, managed and delivered by LYNXled
    • Fast track project delivery over 4 weekends
    • Lighting Energy Consumption reduced by 54.9%
    • 469,320 kWhrs saved P.A – 2,346,600 kWhrs over 5 years
    • All products are a minimum L80 50,000 hrs compliant
    • Enhanced Lighting Uniformity
    • Photocells to all External Lighting
    • Increased Lux Levels (min 25%) both internally and externally



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