Premium Light Pro

Switch The Lights - Midlands

When: 18th July 2019, 9:00-14:00

Where: Midlands - Thorlux Lighting, Merse Road, North Moons Moat, Redditch, Worcestershire, B98 9HH

Cost: FREE

Premium Light Pro is running a series of regional workshops for those involved in lighting upgrades for retailers and SMEs. 

The workshop is suitable for project and energy/facility managers and those involved in supply, design and installation.

Please register using our TicketSource page via the button below.


Premium Light Pro is delighted to present 'Switch the Lights' - a follow-up workshop series to The Grocer magazine's highly successful campaign in 2016, to encourage further take-up of LED lighting in the retail and SME sector, to save money, energy and carbon by upgrading lighting to efficient LEDs and control systems.

The workshop includes a training session - led by a highly experienced trainer from the Lighting Industry Academy - that will provide you with that information you need to ensure best practice in LED lighting upgrades. Also included is a demonstration section from Thorlux, bringing to life the benefits of high quality, efficient LED lighting, and showing how smart use of controls can add to the savings.

9:00 Business Breakfast and Briefing

  • Registation and breakfast on arrival
  • Welcome from Thorlux Lighting

9:30 Overview of the Premium Light Pro project - Stewart Muir, Energy Saving Trust

  • The energy and cost saving oppoortunity from efficient lighting
  • Overview of Premium light Pro supporting tools and resources
  • Receive Premium Light Pro indoor lighting guidelines and procurement criteria brochures

9:50 - Presentation from the Low Carbon SMEs programme on grant funding available for LED lighting upgrades - John Kyffin-Hughes, Low Carbon SMEs

10:00 Session 1 – Introduction to LED Lighting and Controls - Bob Bohannon, Lighting Industry Academy

  • The cost and environmental benefits of upgrading lighting
  • Lighting Design: The right light, in the right place, at the right time
  • Understanding Technical Terms: Colour rendering, colour temperature, glare, lifetime and control systems

11:00 Coffee break

11:15 Demonstration - Thorlux Lighting

12:00 Session 2 – Upgrading Considerations - Bob Bohannon, Lighting Industry Academy

  • Product Quality: How to choose a lighting system
  • Understanding technical jargon and specification sheets
  • Evaluating Suppliers

13:00 Q&A and networking

14:00 Close