Energy Efficient Lighting of North and South Blocks From This Diwali

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi witnessing the new dynamic facade lighting of North and South Blocks that offers an enhanced visual treat . The Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh and the Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs, Shri Hardeep Singh Puri are also seen.

The famous Central Vista of the National Capital just got dynamic! The present famed special lighting has moved from being static to dynamic, offering an enhanced aesthetic experience. The new dynamic façade lighting, over an area of 21,450 sq. m has the potential to present an amazing 16 million colour combinations, displaying a wide range of patterns and themes during the night time with colours changing every few seconds.

The entire network of new dynamic lighting using the state of the art RGB LED technology with 40 kms of unified power and data cabling has central computerized control with automated selection of colour combinations, with selection of timing, dimming and switching on and off facility, individual and combined control of light fittings etc through Ethernet based controller.

The annual saving on account of new lighting of 21,450 sq.mtres of façade area in respect of replacement, maintenance and operation cost will be Rs.86.40 lakhs.  The life of the new LED light fittings is over one lakh burning hours, coming to about 25 years as against only 10,000 burning hours for the existing. Energy consumption by the present limited conventional lighting using LED, Metal Halide and Sodium Vapour light fittings is Rs.17.00 lakhs per year, double that of the extended year round new dynamic lighting with an energy consumption of only Rs.8.40 lakhs per year.

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2 thoughts on “Energy Efficient Lighting of North and South Blocks From This Diwali

  1. “LED lights are renowned for their exceptional lifespan. Delhi’s residents and businesses are increasingly gravitating towards LED technology due to its longevity, reducing the frequency of replacements and associated maintenance costs. This durability is particularly advantageous for public spaces, where consistent illumination is crucial for safety and aesthetics.LED lights come in a diverse range of shapes and sizes, offering unparalleled versatility in design. From sleek and modern fixtures to customizable color options, LED lights allow Delhi’s residents and businesses to tailor their lighting to match the aesthetics of their spaces. This adaptability contributes to the city’s evolving architectural landscape.

  2. Facade lighting isn’t merely about illuminating buildings; it’s an art form that enhances architectural features, creates visual drama, and fosters a sense of identity. In Delhi, where tradition meets modernity, facade lights play a pivotal role in Delhi’s rich history and cultural heritage draw tourists from across the globe. Facade lighting of historical monuments and landmarks not only enhances their beauty but also promotes tourism, offering visitors a captivating nocturnal experience.

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