Switch The Lights – Midlands

Thu 18th Jul 2019 at 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, Birmingham – Thorlux Lighting,, Redditch, B98 9HH

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Premium Light Pro is delighted to present ‘Switch the Lights’ – a follow-up workshop series to the Grocer’s highly successful campaign in 2016, to encourage independent retailers and SMEs to save money, energy and carbon by upgrading lighting to efficient LEDs and control systems.

The workshop includes a training session – led by a highly experienced trainer from the Lighting Industry Academy – that will provide you with that information you need oversee the right lighting for your business. Also included is a demonstration section, bringing to life the benefits of high quality, efficient LED lighting, and showing how smart use of controls can add to the savings.

9:00 Business Breakfast and Briefing

  • Registation and breakfast on arrival
  • Welcome from Thorlux Lighting
  • Overview of the Premium Light Pro project, run by Energy Saving Trust
  • Receive Premium Light Pro indoor lighting guidelines and procurement criteria brochures
  • Presentation from the Low Carbon SMEs programme on grant funding available for LED lighting upgrades

10:00 Session 1 – Introduction to LED Lighting and Controls – Bob Bohannon, Lighting Industry Academy

  • The cost and environmental benefits of upgrading lighting
  • Lighting Design: The right light, in the right place, at the right time
  • Understanding Technical Terms: Colour rendering, colour temperature, glare, lifetime and control systems

11:00 Demonstration – Thorlux Lighting

  • Observe LED lighting products and controls in action
  • Case studies

12:00 Session 2 – Upgrading Considerations – Bob Bohannon, Lighting Industry Academy

  • Product Quality: How to choose a lighting system
  • Understanding technical jargon and specification sheets
  • Evaluating Suppliers

13:00 Q&A and networking

14:00 Close

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