BEG takes control of LED lighting for freight services company

Published:  03 December, 2015

BEG, Luxomat, LED, lighting, control

The energy-efficiency capabilities of LED lighting in the new 1800 m2 facility of Southampton Freight Services (SFS) are maximised by a control system devised by BEG. The new facility includes two warehouses. One is fully racked for bonded storage, and the other is designed to accommodate the fast-moving ‘in-transit’ operation.

Following a comprehensive site survey, a lighting-control strategy was devised that would deliver the correct amount of light for the requirements of the various spaces, ensuring that lights were on only when required and not being used inefficiently or unnecessarily. Available daylight was taken into account.

Luxomat PD2 sensors are used in the office areas and meeting rooms as these areas require an occupancy detector that can also measure light levels varying according to available daylight.

Sensors are positioned near the desk areas so as to be able to pick up the small movements of a person sitting at a computer terminal.

Luminaires are controlled in groups, so that, for example, luminaires near windows can be switched off if the light level goes above the threshold selected.In bathroom areas, stairwells and general workspace, Luxomat PD3 motion detects are used, as there is not need for daylight appraisal.In the main warehouse and racking areas, Luxomat PD4 sensors are used for their 24 m range, compared with 10 m for the PD3 sensors. PD4 sensors were mounted at heights of 8 to 10 m, and can be used at heights of up to 14 m.

For more information on this story, click here: Dec 2015, 124

comments powered by Disqus

Search

Welcome

Welcome to Modern Building Services Online, the web edition of Modern Building Services (MBS) journal and the UK's most popular Building Services engineering site. Modern Building Services covers the entire Building Services Engineering industry. This site contains archived content from the journal, plus web-specific content.

When you go to our digital edition, you can also access the archive of digital editions.
May 2017: DIGITAL EDITION
ARCHIVE OF DIGITAL EDITIONS

Modern Building services has a group
on Linkedin - join us!

Construction Week

Jobs

  • Compliance Manager

    Working in the Estates Facilities Management Hard Services Team, directly line manage the Compliance Team of 8 staff. Ensure University building services and infrastructure are legally compliant and fit for purpose, to enable research, teaching and learn.........

  • Estates Project Manager (NHS)

      Working as part of the Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust   Estates team, you will be responsible for developing capital projects from feasibility studies, through to delivery of refurbishments, backlog maintenance schemes and new builds. .........

more jobs »

Poll

"Is the Building Services industry lagging behind in the implementation of BIM?"



Calendar