Lighting Towers: Technology and Innovation

Posted by Grace Vanbergen on Dec 6, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Lighting Towers: Technology and Innovation

Lighting towers have been lighting up construction sites for over forty years across the globe. To this day, they are still being developed for versatility across a range of working environments and reduced emissions and noise for an eco-friendly lighting solution. More recently, lighting towers are more often used for events and TV/film sets, helping to illuminate large working areas and create a safer environment for all involved.

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Topics: LED Lighting, Construction Site Lighting, Construction Sites

Lighting Towers for TV and Film

Posted by Grace Vanbergen on Nov 29, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Lighting Towers for TV and Film

Lighting towers can be used in fields, on construction sites, for events and on TV and Film sets too. They are mobile and fuel-efficient - but what are the key features of lighting towers required for TV and film applications? It can be difficult to know what to look for, but here are some things to keep an eye out for when searching for the perfect lighting tower for your set.

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Topics: LED Lighting, Hire Equipment

X-Hybrid Lighting Tower: hybrid technology is the way forward

Posted by Grace Vanbergen on Nov 15, 2019 10:00:00 AM
X-Hybrid Lighting Tower: hybrid technology is the way forward

A-Plant (alongside Balfour Beatty) tested the X-Hybrid lighting tower from Trime UK, a unit with batteries and a fuel-efficient back-up engine. This case study shows how the construction industry is benefiting from new, innovative, sustainable plant.

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Topics: LED Lighting, "Carbon Reducing", Hire Equipment

Glare-Free/Anti-Glare Lighting Towers

Posted by Grace Vanbergen on Nov 1, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Glare-Free/Anti-Glare Lighting Towers

Glare is the difficultly of seeing in the presence of a bright, usually white, light. This can be generated from reflected sunlight, or artificial light (i.e.: from car headlights). With the latest technological developments, glare-free (or anti-glare) lighting towers are now available, helping to make a more comfortable working environment for builders, construction managers and others who may be working on a site that requires lighting support.

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Topics: LED Lighting, Construction Sites, Health and Safety

Checks on your Lighting Towers for Winter

Posted by Grace Vanbergen on Oct 11, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Checks on your Lighting Towers for Winter

As winter comes ever closer (3 weeks to go!), your lighting towers will be out and about being used more than they have been over the summer months. It is really important, for your safety and others, that the lighting towers are in good condition when they are going from hire to hire.

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Topics: LED Lighting, Servicing

Lumens, lux, kelvin: watt are they? - Keywords for Lighting Towers

Posted by Grace Vanbergen on Aug 2, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Lumens, lux, kelvin: watt are they? - Keywords for Lighting Towers

With lighting, technical terms do come up as they play a part in the science behind how they work. If you are slightly confused by what means what, here is a quick overview of some lighting terms.

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Topics: LED Lighting, Construction Site Lighting

Let's Cut Emissions - Construction Industry is helping the environment

Posted by Grace Vanbergen on Jul 26, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Let's Cut Emissions - Construction Industry is helping the environment

At the beginning of May this year, the UK government announced that they wanted to focus on cutting emissions to zero by 2050. The CCC (the independent advisor to the government on climate change) says it is a “positive goal” to be aiming for. In the construction-hire industry, we are creating and innovating new equipment which can reduce emissions.

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Topics: Outdoor Site Lighting, LED Lighting, "Carbon Reducing", Construction Sites

Does Solar Power work in the UK?

Posted by Grace Vanbergen on Jun 7, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Does Solar Power work in the UK?

With our rainy and cloudy weather throughout the year, it is hard to believe that in the UK we can use solar power. Renewable sources of energy are becoming popular throughout the country with their many benefits, both environmental and financial. Before we dive in, I am going to give you my standard speech that I use when ever I am questioned on Solar lighting, it goes something like this...

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Topics: LED Lighting, "Carbon Reducing"

Why you should update your lighting tower fleet

Posted by Grace Vanbergen on May 31, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Why you should update your lighting tower fleet

Updating your lighting tower fleet may seem something which can be put off, or not done at all. However, it is important to keep up with the latest tech developments, whilst ensuring your lighting towers are safe and reliable: reducing risks of injury or lighting tower failure. Additionally, there is growing pressure from the government to reduce emissions to zero by 2050. So, whether this means updating your fleet from old metal halide lights to LED units, or to hybrid products from engine-powered lights, updating will benefit the environment, users and your company.

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Topics: LED Lighting, Construction Site Lighting

What's all this fuss about LED Lighting? - LED Lighting Towers

Posted by Grace Vanbergen on Feb 21, 2019 10:58:00 AM
What's all this fuss about LED Lighting? - LED Lighting Towers

First it was Tungsten Halogen, then it was Metal Halide and now everyone is promoting LED, so why should you choose LED lamps instead of the aforementioned lamps, for your lighting tower?

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Topics: LED Lighting

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