New energy efficient, digital lighting technologies are being used to brand cities, revitalise public spaces, and deliver benefits including major cost savings, safer roads and lower greenhouse gas emissions. Innovative procurement methods are putting this new infrastructure within reach, with the ability to fund urban and road lighting refurbishments out of energy and maintenance cost savings. And a series of seminars in Christchurch, Auckland and Wellington are set to highlight how this new generation of urban lighting solutions are transforming cities around the world.
The Transforming Cities seminar and expo will feature presentations by:
- Stefaan Note, Philips Global Product Manager, Eindhoven, The Netherlands: on Philips Lighting systems and case studies from the Netherlands and Spain.
- Bryan King, Lighting Management Consultants Ltd: on life cycle costing and procurement models.
- Bill Heaps, Community Lighting Group: on the full solution for councils and communities – the Design Build Finance Operate Maintain system.
- Michelle Dawson Corporate Sustainability Manager Waitakere City Council 2001-2010: on real-world, New Zealand experience of electronic street lighting and controls.
Thursday 18th November at the Christchurch Convention Centre
Monday 22nd November at the InterContinental Hotel (Lambton Rooms 1 and 2)
Wednesday 24th November at the Langham Hotel (Waitemata Ballroom)
RSVP to Rebecca.Reed@sweeneyvesty.com by November 8
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