Cardiff, UK – Welsh Water has reduced its electricity bills by £70,000/year as a result of a programme undertaken by Energys Group across 41 Welsh Water sites. The project involved replacing old-style fluorescent lamps with energy-efficient equivalents using its Save It Easy retrofit converter. Lighting is an essential part of keeping the company running safely, but for Welsh Water it was also an overlooked energy drain, with its old-style T8 fluorescent lamps using an excessive amount of electricity. The obvious solution was to upgrade to new, energy-efficient T5 lamps, but the process for upgrading was not as straightforward as it seemed.
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