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2013 issue 4

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Kate Corney, The Leisure Media Company

New EdgeLED indoor light tech by Fern Howard

Fern Howard Lighting has unveiled its new EdgeLED technology for indoor sports and gym venue lighting. The lights, including the Sabre model, can replace traditional fluorescent fittings, and are designed to give a better appearance and user experience. Using solid state technology, the life expectancy of the lamp is between 10 and 15 years without maintenance.

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New EdgeLED indoor light
Racquet sports club to reduce its lighting bill

LEDtec (UK) Ltd is helping sports operator David Lloyd Leisure reduce its CO2 output by 20 per cent in 2014 with new lighting. It has installed a new ecological lighting scheme, replacing the group’s existing spotlights, in 90 sports clubs in the UK and Europe. The LEDs emit five per cent heat energy and LEDtec provided around 18,000 replacement lamps. The lighting solution is intended to help the operator save more than £200,000 annually in energy bills and reduce maintenance costs.

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Ecological lighting scheme
UltraVista lights up clubs with 3D signage

UltraVista Systems has launched its next generation of ultra violet lighting-based signage. The Illuminated Suspended Image System (ISIS) 3D is designed to be a high impact, low voltage sign for showcasing names or brands at leisure and sports facilities. Lightweight, slim and designed to last for seven years with an average usage of 24 hours a day, it is an easily portable product with a transparent, 3D look.

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UltraVista lights
Ritelite launches new floodlights for outdoors

Ritelite Systems, manufacturer of portable lighting products, has launched its new mobile sports lighting system on wheels for outdoor training during winter months. Already being used by football clubs, including Sheffield United, the unit is a high-power mobile outdoor floodlighting system, specifically designed for sports including football, rugby and tennis. Two Quad pod models are available at 5m high and 6.5m, with a choice of metal halide or LED fittings. The units can be installed by one person and can be powered by mains electricity or generator. LED versions come with a battery option.

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Ritelite launches new floodlights
Philips’ architectural lighting for Ghelamco

The new Ghelamco Arena in Gent, Belgium, home to football team KAA Gen, has opened in a blaze of glory, with Philips Lighting. The new stadium has a media facade on all four sides and an exterior architectural lighting scheme. The dynamic and flexible media facade is built from around 9km of Philips CK iColor Flex LMX – flexible strands of intense colour changing LED pixels, placed in vertical lines all around the building. The facade covers 10,000 sq m.

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Philips’ architectural lighting
O’Brien sports pitch and lighting designed with care

Sports contractor O’Brien completed a sympathetically-designed lighting and pitch installation St Finbarr’s Sports Club in Coventry in the West Midlands, UK. As the principal contractor, O’Brien designed and constructed the 3G sports pitch, which involved lighting as well as earthworks drainage, sub base, fencing and surfacing for the sports club. The the sports pitch is situated in a residential area, so floodlighting was sympathetically designed to reduce the impact on local residents.

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O’Brien sports pitch and lighting
Kingfisher lights up Sheffield Hallam sports

Kingfisher Lighting has completed a new installation at Sheffield Hallam University Sports Park. The 22-acre sports park has benefitted from a £6 million investment in its sports facilities, which included upgrading its exterior lighting. Kingfisher’s design lights up to a 200 lux average with a 60 per cent uniformity. Kingfisher installed 15m and 20m base-hinged columns to enable the sports pitches to be evenly lit. The base hinge design allows the head frame to be lowered to the ground so the luminaires can be safely maintained.

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Kingfisher lights
Canada celebrates sport

Eos Lightmedia of Vancouver, Canada completed the lighting design for Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame, which opened at Canada Olympic Park in Calgary earlier this year. The new 40,000 sq ft space for sports fans celebrates the country’s sports history with 11 exhibit galleries and more than 50 interactive visitor experiences. Audio Visual display was designed and installed by Electrosonic.

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Eos Lightmedia of Vancouver
Eco infra-red light used at new football academy

Temporary structures specialist AV Danzer included eco-friendly lighting as part of its provision for the building of the new Manchester City Football Academy at the Etihad Stadium, UK. As part of its installation, which includes temporary accommodation for contractors, a visitor centre and viewing facility, AV Danzer provided eco-friendly details including passive infra-red lighting and rainwater harvesting.

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Eco infra-red light

Originally published in Sports Management 2013 issue 4

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