28 Feb '12, 9am

Energy efficient lighting can deliver payback in 12-15 months and save firms thousands

UK industrial and manufacturing firms could save themselves up to £1.4bn a year by switching to new lighting technologies, according to a major new study undertaken by one of the UK's leading energy efficient lighting firms. The report from Vita Energia , a start-up that specialises in new light fittings and retrofit projects that promise to slash energy use, is based on on-site surveys of more than 500 companies, each employing over 100 people. FURTHER READING EU urged to “refurbish Europe” through more ambitious efficiency goals Exclusive: Green Deal Finance Company looks to tap council cash Perhaps unsurprisingly, the report makes the case for switching to more energy efficient lighting technologies and configurations. But it also highlights how industrial facilities can cut their lighting energy use by an average of 58.6 per cent by deploying new reflectors on light fi...

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