University challenge: Count your lights in order to manage them

LONDON-- Managing lighting at any organisation can boil down to a simple numbers game of knowing how many lights you own, but that's not always as easy as it might sound.

That was the message of a session here at LuxLive yesterday on how to manage lighting at universities, where fixtures can be spread across a multitude of buildings and remain out of sight of maintenance crews and facilities managers.

'What you can't see, you can't manage,' said Jim Huyton, project manager at Capita Property and Infrastructure, a buildings and property management firm.

'The missing link in all this is information,' agreed Alan Syme, lighting sales manager of energy services company Mitie . 'You need to know how many lights you've got.'

That all resonated with Ahmed Abubakir, an electrical engineer in charge of special light projects at the Bristol University. Abubakir, who joined the university recently to help improve lighting, said he couldn't yet be sure how many lights exist across the schools varied 380 buildings. That means that maintenance can be erratic, as the university relies largely on the buildings' occupants to report outtages.

'We are working on the lighting control strategy across the university,' said Abubakir, noting that the university ultimately hopes to integrate lightin management into a buildings management system.

Abubakir might want to compare notes with Goldsmiths, University of London where they also practice maintenance on what head of energy and engineering Richard Groves called a 'reactive basis' but where they have counted up 10,000 luminaires that they are replacing with energy efficient LEDs.

While counting might not be as easy 1-2-3, panelists concurred that certain other simple measures can help quickly reduce lighting's energy consumption. One of the top ones: 'Encouraging staff to turn the lights off,' said Kingsley Hull, project manager for 5th Energy, a Kingston Upon Thames energy consulting company that is helping Goldsmiths with its overhaul.

LuxLive continues today.

--

Photo by Andy Hendry

Comments 4

Thank you Dr.Amiso for the great work you did for me when my lover broke my heart. Dr.Amiso was able to bring my lover that left for about 2 months came back to me within 48 hours. Contact Dr.Amiso on his personal email herbalisthome01@gmail.com or for a better understanding for what i just said about him. Thanks My Spiritual Father!

My name is Antonio Laura, from Rome - Italy, i'm a Medical Doctor by Profession. Few weeks ago I read similar comments on a relationship counseling blog post about a USA lady called Theresa, she testified how she restored back true love and trust into her broken marriage, she said Dr.Amiso the spell caster helped her reconcile with husband after several months of separation. I was so lucky to read that coment and i copied out Dr.Amiso personal email address to communicate with him personal for help, urgent help to bring back my ex husband home. * Love Spells Win-Back Ex lover * Success & promotion Talisman ring * lucky charm ring. * wards - PROTECTIVE HOOK * Traditional roots and Herbals to Cure Sickness, Cure to Cancer Disease, Cure HIV, High blood pressure. * fertility magic,and fruit of the womb. * Lucky LOTTERY NUMBERS * BLESSED RING FOR WINNING - GAME etc. You are very lucky to reading my good new testimony out here today, magic love spell work for me to recover my ex love partner back, I believe it will work for you as well if you contact him today. Dr.Amiso black magic love spell is the only quick and urgent answer to restore back love and trust into your marriage feel happy in your relationship. and also he is perfect in MAGIC SPELL to discover new LOVE, MAGIC SPELL POWERS TO WIN BACK EX LOVE PARTNER, {herbalisthome01@gmail.com}

My Ex-boyfriend left me and my daughter since 6 weeks ago after, I tried ALMOST EVERYTHING to restore my relationship and I was disappointed. None was working out, A week later I saw Dr. Sam website and after I contact Dr. Sam for help, everything automatically change, my sadness became joy, smile was all over my face, everything happened very FAST and the result was effective. Dr Sam is the ONLY spell caster who i had success with, my boyfriend called me and said he wanted us to come back and also want to marry me. he came back to me begging me to accept him back and this happened Due to the help of Dr. Sam. I Am so happy that I have my boyfriend back. Contact Dr. Sam now for an urgent and fast love spell to win your relationship back. Supremespellcast@gmail.com WhatsApp or call him +2347087462033 His blog> https://supremespellS.blogspot.com Name: Mary Counts Country: Canada

Love spell that work very fast: Check on Dr Sam website now: https://supremespellS.blogspot.com My husband broke up with me 5 months ago, and forced me to sign the divorce papers, and i was completely heartbroken. And I could not get back into any shape emotionally. I Thank God for this astonishing and brilliant spell caster that came to my rescue. Wow! This spell caster has helped me so much. Dr. Sam guaranteed me an urgent 24 hours spell casting, of which i accepted it. Shockingly! this month on the 4TH OF May 2019, my husband called me back with lots of apologies after 48 hours which he assured me, and he did everything possible to withdraw the divorce papers which was previously ongoing with the power of this miracle working spell caster. My Ex Husband came back to me and he was remorseful for the whole lot he has done And now my life is balanced and i am happy again. Thank you so so so much Lord for your powerful spells. expressions are not sufficient to say thank you. Email Dr Sam now for Urgent love spell. Supremespellcast@gmail.com Or Supremespellcast@yahoo.com WhatsApp or call him +2347087462033

Leave your comment