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The Importance of LED Street Lighting

The very first street light, then referred to as the “electric candle”, was developed in 1875. A street light is a source of light, raised from the ground on the edge of a road. These days, street lights have light sensitive photocells that switch on only when light is needed. Street lights are said to be a benefit beyond being able to see in the dark. It is proven that lighting in residential and industrial areas reduces crime and car accidents. An LED has a life span of up to 100 000 hours, resulting in reduced maintenance costs. Because LED street lights are energy efficient, this means…
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Benefits of LED Lights In Stores

LED lights have changed the conventional lighting market for a variety of reasons. Most importantly, their extremely long lifespans, minimalized energy consumption and minimal maintenance costs. With the price of lamps and lighting fixtures continuing to fall, most facility managers are upgrading their lighting systems to LED lights. The following are eight advantages for all shop decision makers to consider. Energy Efficient Unlike traditional incandescent, fluorescent and halogen options, LED lights utilise 50% less electricity resulting in a considerable amount on energy cost savings. This…
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Shedding more light on LED

By switching CCFL to LED lighting, industry (and mining is not the exception) is not merely subscribing to a fad, but driven by the necessity to increase productivity and safety, writes Eben Ferreira, Engineering Manager of NORDLAND LIGHTING (PTY) LTD. Just over ten years ago it would have been barely credible to expect LED technology to take the industrial lighting market by a proverbial storm in the years that were to follow. But now, it is becoming a standard in various industries. It is easy to comprehend why industry is adopting LED without a second thought. There are a number of factors…
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Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers

Raymond Nel, general manager at Nordland Lighting for the past two years, has been in the electrical industry for the past decade. With an extensive background in electronics, the transition to the electrical industry was easy for Raymond. His proven his business acumen coupled with an egalitarian management style encourages his team to take ownership of their responsibilities and inspires loyalty and commitment. Dynamic and forward-thinking, Raymond is excited about new LED products specifically for hazardous area and the new doors that are being opened as LED technology advances. Sparks: Where…
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Exclusive for African Power Mining & Oil Review

Nordland Lighting still shining brightly after 50 years of innovation Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, Nordland Lighting is continuing its strong tradition of local innovation by launching its first Zone 2 LED luminaires for mining, oil & gas and petrochemical applications. The industrial and hazardous lighting specialist is also making these new luminaires available in stainless steel for specific requirements, in addition to launching die-cast aluminium bulkhead Zone 2 LED luminaires. “There is a definite move towards LED technology in industrial and hazardous lighting, due…
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