White Light

Beating the darkness - a new era in outdoor lighting


Daylight is fundamental to our lives, but at night we rely on street lighting to illuminate our world. High quality White light now offers many clear benefits when compared to traditional yellow light. Not only can it be more energy efficient, the ambience is perceived as being brighter and natural.

Aesthetic enhancement

White light brings out the best in buildings, streets and features of the urban nightscape. Suitable for general ambience or illuminating facades, it is as effective at complementing glass and steel as it is at highlighting classic structures.
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Feel safer at night

Many people worry about walking through certain streets after dark. In poorly lit areas faces are harder to recognise and someone may be lingering in the shadows. White light, with its superior colour rendering makes distinguishing objects and recognising faces easier, helping to remove anxiety.
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Preventing accidents

Improved visibility is a major contributor to road safety. Tests have shown that drivers can detect movement at the roadside faster, and from a greater distance, with white light. Crucially, this gives them more time to stop if a child, adult, cyclist or another care is about to cross their path.
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White Light helps people feel safer and more secure.

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Sustainable Cities

Sustainable Cities tour tells you all about sustainability in outdoor lighting with themes such as LED street lighting and white light.

Sustainable Cities

CosmoPolis

CosmoPolis combines brighter, clearer light output with low energy costs and CO2 emissions. So your city and your green credentials shine.

CosmoPolis

White Light movie

We know that seeing is believing, so you’ll want to see the advantages of white light with your own eyes. Follow this link to watch our movie.

White Light movie

White light applied

Guillotière bridge, Lyon

Guillotière’s bridge in Lyon

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Click below to download a copy of our brochure: White Light. Transforming your urban nightscape.

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