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100,000 luminaires to be refitted in car park roll-out

Over 100,000 ageing fluorescent luminaires will be replaced with LED fittings at 200 car parks across Europe.

A massive LED lighting roll-out across 200 European car parks will see over 100,000 luminaires installed.

The project – in which fluorescent fittings will be replaced with LED ones, saving 40 per cent in energy load – will be conducted simultaneously across the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, France and Denmark and will complete in December next year.

Popularly known in Amsterdam as ‘Zanstra’s Buns’, this Q-Park Europarking multi-storey car park, designed by Dutch architect Piet Zanstra, will be one of the location’s to receive a lighting upgrade under the deal. Image: JPMM Photography

Q-Park, Europe’s largest car park operator, agreed the deal with Future Energy Solutions, a European Lighting Integrator who will manage the entire process including localised installation and maintenance.

In most cases there will be straightforward point-for-point light replacement.

In others there will be a redesign of the lighting and, in some cases, there will be an optimisation of the existing lighting infrastructure. Additionally, wireless controls will be installed in many locations.

Other big roll-outs announced this month include a major lighting refurbishment for oil and gas services giant Halliburton, which said it would upgrade six sites in the UK. 

The first sites to be upgraded include operations in Aberdeen and Great Yarmouth, which should realise cost-savings of £1.8 million (€2 million, US$2.35 million) over a ten year period.





  • The LuxLive 2018 exhibition will bring together experts to advise on alternative financing models for retrofitting LED lighting. The exhibition takes place on Wednesday 14 November and Thursday 15 November 2018. Entry is free if you pre-register HERE.