MHA Lighting wins contract to light up Manchester Airport carparks with LEDs

Feb. 16, 2011
Date Announced: 16 Feb 2011 UK-based LED lighting expert MHA Lighting has secured a contract to supply LED lighting to Manchester Airport’s Terminal 2 & 3 carparks.The forward-thinking firm, which specialises in innovative lighting solutions, triumphed over national lighting firms to transform the design of the carpark fittings at the UK’s fourth busiest airport.MHA Lighting created a retrofit solution that replaces the two thousand 80W bulbs across the two car parks with 30- and 40-watt LED units in a move which will halve carbon emissions and cut energy bills by an estimated 60%.MHA Lighting, based in Atherton in Greater Manchester, was selected due to its ability to design, manufacture and deliver powerful bespoke LED lighting solutions.Jonathan Beswick, Manchester Airport Project Technician, said: “After several months of trialling numerous lighting technologies and designs, MHA Lighting’s bespoke retrofit LED solution outshone all others. We were particularly impressed with the speed and efficiency of MHA Lighting to design, fit and test their product to our stringent criteria. The end product has exceeded our expectations.” Tom Harrison, Managing Director of MHA Lighting, said: “The LED lighting contract for Manchester Airport is a major boost for British innovation, technology and manufacturing. It’s also great news for the North West and we are delighted to be working with this prestigious client. Time was a big factor in this project and from initial meeting to delivery took less than six weeks.”The replacement lighting formed part of Manchester Airport’s wider environmental strategy.MHA LightingMHA Lighting offers a patented British LED lighting solution that can deliver up to an 85% reduction in lighting energy costs, virtually zero maintenance and 10 times longer life. MHA Lighting has been in operation since December 2009 and is a subsidiary company of MHA Int-Elect, which has over 10 years experience in designing and developing innovative electronic solutions.Fully approved and accredited, this unique and patented technology successfully delivers the advantages of ‘traditional lighting’ - uniformly distributed, glare-free and safe viewing, clean and fresh white light - from an LED lighting solution.The company employs around 30 people at its facility in Atherton.

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