Light Pollution Wastes Energy and Money In an average year in the U.S. alone, outdoor lighting uses about 120 terawatt-hours of energy, mostly to illuminate streets and parking lots. That’s enough energy to meet New York City’s total electricity needs for two years! IDA estimates that least 30 percent of all outdoor lighting in the […]
Lumorail was specified to supply & install a white powder coated Illuminated Handrail using the Forrest Range of continuous lighting to the new AGL Head office at 699 Bourke St Melbourne. One of the major considerations in the design of the building was using energy efficient products which is why Lumorail’s low energy consumption LEDs and stainless steel was a perfect fit for the handrail.
Stylish Safety that’s Eco-Friendly The function of the handrail faces a whole new added dynamic with safety at the heart of the change, says Garry Hannah owner and creator of the Lumorail range. Mr Hannah said his business specialises in projects that already require handrails, but need that added touch of flair, sophistication or need […]
South Eastern Centre for Sustainability The South Eastern Centre for Sustainability (SECS) is focused on energy efficient & sustainable materials, so it was only natural that they turned to Lumorail to supply the most environmentally friendly option. The complete package, with 32 meters of frameless glass balustrading, and featuring 13 meters of Lumorail Forrest Range was donated […]
The Light Fixture Accreditation (LFA) provides objective, third-party certification for luminaires that minimize glare, reduce light trespass, and don’t pollute the night sky.The International Dark-Sky Association Victoria is and the authoritative voice on light pollution in Australia. IDAVic educates lighting designers, manufacturers, technical committees and the public about controlling light pollution. We recognize that the best way to accomplish our goal of protecting and restoring our natural night environment is through the promotion of quality outdoor lighting. To achieve this, we developed the Light fixture Accreditation program to provide objective, third-party certification for lighting that minimizes glare, reduces light trespass and doesn’t pollute the night sky.
LED Lift Rails Collins Street, Melbourne Lumorail is proud to have been specified to supply and install the Forrest LED Lift Rails at 120 Collins Street, Melbourne in 2015. 120 Collins Street is Melbourne is one of the tallest office structures in Melbourne. Offering panoramic views, this landmark stands at the entrance to the top […]
Garry Hannah is nothing if not passionate about lighting especially LED. He is also no newcomer to the balustrading industry having served many years across its many facets. All of his experience both hands on and in research and development culminated in the formation of his company, Lumorail named clearly to reflect the area of specialization that he has made his own.