Why go Eco-Friendly? - Reduce emissions and save money.

Posted by Grace Vanbergen on Oct 4, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Why go Eco-Friendly? - Reduce emissions and save money.

With the on-going, global environmental pressures, finding plant and machinery which reduce emissions and/or use less energy can be difficult for procurement managers. Saving money and reducing energy through the products listed on the Enhanced Capital Allowance (ECA)* can make a difference to businesses, plus will make a difference to the environment.

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Topics: Outdoor Site Lighting, "Carbon Reducing"

Plug-In Lighting Towers

Posted by Grace Vanbergen on Sep 13, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Plug-In Lighting Towers

In previous blogs, we have discussed all the benefits of battery power, whether hybrid power will be the way forward and if solar power works in the UK. However, there is another alternative (apart from engine-powered) we want to talk about today: plug-in lighting towers.

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

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

Will hybrid technology be the way forward?

Posted by Grace Vanbergen on Jun 14, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Will hybrid technology be the way forward?

Hybrid power is defined as the “merge of two distinct types of power”. For lighting towers, this can be the combination of batteries and solar power, diesel and solar power and the combinations go on. Having an eco-friendly hybrid lighting tower can bring significant benefits through the power of two elements.

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Topics: Outdoor Site Lighting, "Carbon Reducing", Hire Equipment

What lighting tower should I have?

Posted by Grace Vanbergen on May 24, 2019 10:05:00 AM
What lighting tower should I have?

There are many types of lighting towers available and it can be daunting to know what is best for you, especially if you’re new to the industry. From battery-power to hybrid units, each have their own financial and environmental benefits for the user.

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Topics: Outdoor Site Lighting, Construction Site Lighting, Hire Equipment

Lighting Tower TLC - Lighting Tower Care

Posted by Grace Vanbergen on May 10, 2019 10:45:00 AM
Lighting Tower TLC - Lighting Tower Care

Now that the dark days of winter are behind us and we look forward to the lighter evenings of summer, you will probably be finding that your yard is becoming more populated with lighting towers coming back from sites. After working through a hard winter, you and your lights, they are most likely looking forward to a well-earned period of rest before those darker nights come around again.

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Topics: Outdoor Site Lighting, Construction Site Lighting

All the benefits of battery-powered lighting towers

Posted by Grace Vanbergen on May 3, 2019 11:15:26 AM
All the benefits of battery-powered lighting towers

Battery-powered lighting towers? Are they really as good as diesel generator powered? Won’t they run out of battery quickly? These are just a few of the questions we get about battery-powered lighting towers. In our previous blog, we discussed how you can use battery-powered lighting towers to reduce your construction carbon footprint. They are, in fact, becoming the popular alternative to diesel powered lights. Whilst being environmentally friendly, battery-powered lighting towers also bring many financial benefits to the user and the surrounding areas.

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

Wind Speed And The Safe Use Of A Lighting Tower On An Outside Site

Posted by Grace Vanbergen on Mar 15, 2019 10:59:00 AM
Wind Speed And The Safe Use Of A Lighting Tower On An Outside Site

OK, firstly a question. Raise your hands if you have heard of the Beaufort Wind Scale, or to give it its full title, the Beaufort Wind Force Scale? Hmmm……. impressive…… that’s quite a few of you. But please will the clever ones bear with me whilst I enlighten the uninitiated; here is the lowdown.

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Topics: Outdoor Site Lighting

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