Expert guidance delivers significant savings
Conscious of the fact that new masts can easily add 75% or more to the cost of a new lighting system, Midstream brought in a specialist structural engineering team to carry out a series of load tests on the existing infrastructure. Reassured that the near 60 year-old pylons could support new luminaires, particularly those with a lighter and more compact design like Midstream’s, the Arbroath board gave the go ahead.
With assistance from installer JHP Electrical, 42 of Midstream’s Modus S1100 luminaires were positioned around the ground. Purpose-built to deliver optimum performance even in harsh conditions like those at Gayfield, the new luminaires delivered an immediate boost to 550 lux. Now, not only is the Lichties’ ground well-lit enough for life in the Championship, the increase in lighting levels means that the club is prepared for Scottish Premiership-tier matches too.
Delivered in just eight working days the new system is a cost-efficient, high quality solution for a truly unique venue – one that is set to save the Lichties thousands of pounds every year on energy costs alone.