Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Lighting Design
According to a report from the United Nations Environment Programme, electricity for lighting accounts for approximately 15 percent of global power consumption and 5 percent of greenhouse gas emissions. Consequently, governments around the world are reacting to reducing energy consumption by adopting regulations that mandate minimum energy efficiency requirements for lighting products.
With many turning their thoughts to sustainability and the effect that the human race is having on the planet, from our excessive use of plastic to our consumer driven habits of needing to have more things, we are slowly but surely changing Earth and the climates and ecosystems on it. We need lighting to assist our daily lives and to help us feel safer when out and about, but what effect does lighting have on the natural world?
To enhance the environment for customers and retailers, Fort Kinnaird Retail Park was recently modernised with a refurbishment of the existing retail units.