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LED Lighting Upgrades at the NSBRC

We’ve been busy installing the final phase of LED hi-bay lights into the main arena at the NSBRC. Our 67,000ft2 building is lit by 138 hi-bay lights and, in phases, we’ve been practicing what we preach by converting to energy-efficient LEDs – with the final 60 lamps being installed this week.

This final phase represents another five figure investment into our unique visitor centre as we continue to improve the experience for our visitors, exhibitors and staff. We estimate that we should see a financial pay-back for this latest wave of lights in about two years – and not only will it save us money in the long-run - it will reduce our overall energy consumption and has created a brighter, more welcoming, atmosphere in our huge show room.

The next zones we’re focusing on will be our large reception area and our popular ‘Build It’ Theatre, with these areas being fully converted to LED by the end of the year.

If you’d like to know more about how to make your home more sustainable, a great start would be to attend our Eco Workshop on Heat & Energy

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