LIFE covers all aspects of lighting, including design, installation, energy supply and technical upgrades. For example, Mitie will update LED chips in luminaires to more efficient versions when they become available. Kerry Sheehan, national mobile services director, said: ‘We’re forcing manufacturers to push ahead and develop advanced parts, so it’s not the whole system that has to be replaced.’
Mitie has launched a planned lighting maintenance service, Lighting In Future Environments (LIFE)
Osram is building a pilot production line for organic LEDs (OLEDs) in Regensburg, Germany.
One in six businesses want to upgrade their lighting to improve efficiency, according to government research conducted in preparation for the launch of the Green Deal.