Case Study

Nairn Court

The Nairn Court development is a sheltered accommodation block of apartments accommodating, in the main, older people. It is built over three floors with two staircases, communal drying rooms and a passenger lift.
  • Project:
  • Energy efficient lighting scheme
  • Building:
  • Nairn Court
  • Client:
  • Sutton Housing Society
  • Instructing Client:
The Problem:
  • Reduction of energy consumption
  • Lighting level improvement
  • Control lighting during occupied periods only
  • Undertake the work without upsetting vulnerable residents
  • Carry out work quickly with minimum disruption and noise
  • To eradicate ongoing maintenance costs for the next 5 years.
Future Lighting's Solution
  • Remove all old technology fluorescent light fittings and remote 8W emergency Bulkheads from the entire communal areas including the rear external façade
  • Replace all luminaries with LED technology bulkheads with combined emergency packs and integral microwave occupancy and LUX Level detection.
  • Replace internal lighting with new LED Combined Emergency
  • Install bulkheads with integral Occupancy Detectors, preventing wasted energy during unoccupied periods
  • Replace all external lights with directional weatherproof LED bulkhead lights with integral Dusk-till-Dawn photocells to control lighting during dusk and dark periods only
  • Supply 5 Years Guarantee documents
Energy saving
Money Saving
Aesthetically Pleasing
Future Lighting have designed and installed a superb lighting system at a development we manage for the elderly in Sutton.


  • This upgrade has dramatically improved general light levels by at least 25% and is now showing considerable wasted energy savings and eliminated ongoing maintenance requirements.
  • The existing lighting to the rear car park and landscaped areas were standard 25W Fluorescent Bulkheads, without directional diffusers, resulting in 50% of the light output being wasted.
  • All existing fittings were replaced with new directional, vandal-resistant, decorative wall mounted bulkheads that were fit for purpose.
  • These are now saving over 65% of the energy used and have improved light levels dramatically. These fittings have integral dusk-till-dawn sensors and are only switched on throughout the hours of darkness, and will not require any adjustment of settings throughout the year.
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New LED lights pay for themselves with the money saved each year

There has never been a better time to invest in energy efficiency. Businesses are looking to combat rising energy prices, reduce their carbon footprint and maintenance costs. It’s good for the economy and good for the planet. Many businesses are being forced to make these changes through the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme. So installing LED lighting is the obvious choice for drastic energy savings and it’s a quick and easy win on CO2 reduction too.

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