Until the advent of artificial lighting, the sun was the major source of lighting, and people spent their evenings in (relative) darkness. Now, in much of the world, evenings are illuminated, and we take our easy access to all those lumens pretty much for granted.
This article by Anna Salleh is a great example of why Lumorail handrails are suited to environmentally sensitive areas. Our lighting levels can be accurately controlled to be at or below 3000k (Warm white), and also directed onto walkways or paths without excessive spilling of light into the surroundings.
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 […]