Safety and service user comfort in secure healthcare applications

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At Designplan, we recognise that in the secure healthcare sector, safety and service user comfort are the primary drivers in the selection of lighting. many of our products contain features specifically designed to meet these objectives. We have a range of anti-ligature luminaires, such a Basilica that are designed with no ligature points to help prevent self harming and other dangers ... Read More

Our Quad family

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Our Quad family are a range of bulkhead fittings for social housing applications. Quadrant remains one of our most popular luminaires due to its versatility for a broad range of applications and it currently illuminates the exterior and communal spaces of countless social housing complexes across the country. QuadRetro is a service pack enabling you to upgrade your existing 2D Quadrant ... Read More

Area Sales Manager

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If you are based in Yorkshire or Humberside, then your Area Sales Manager is Tony Teal. Tony has been with us at Designplan Lighting for 3 years now. Tony can arrange our Robust Lighting CPD that looks at how challenging environments are illuminated. If you are interested, please contact Tony on 07720 467683 or tony.teal@designplan.co.uk

In-house laboratory and how we test our products

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Product testing is a vital element in the design of our luminaires. We continually upgrade and improve our test laboratory. Our constant investment helps us to innovate our lighting solutions both in terms of performance and environmental impact. We are proud to have our own in-house testing facility. Our facilities include: Life test: Products are left in a room to see ... Read More

Supplying lighting to Tallinn Prison

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The prison, which has started construction in Estonia's capital city Tallinn, has a total area of 75,000m². The project consists of 15 different buildings with 512 cells for men and 92 cells for women. Designplan Lighting supplied all of the cell and custodial luminaires and our sister company Arlight was chosen to provide lighting for the non-custodial areas. Fagerhult Estonia ... Read More

Lighting design services

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With a wealth of experience in creating lighting designs for a variety of projects and sectors, our technical sales team can model your building virtually, recommending a combination of Designplan products to suit your needs. Services include: Consulting with the design team to offer best practice recommendations and solutions. Providing lighting designs from industry standard platforms such as Relux or ... Read More

Social housing week- National Housing Exhibition

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We are exhibiting at the National Housing Federation (NHF) Housing Exhibition at the ICC, Birmingham on 19-20 September. The exhibition is a free event open to anyone interested in social housing. Delegates attending the NHF’s Annual and Asset Management and Maintenance conference will also be able to visit the exhibition. On stand 73 we will demonstrate how new technology is increasing performance and reducing ... Read More

Social housing week- Recent project

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Our most recent project in the social housing sector is Haynes Park Court. Designplan were approached by London and Quadrant to illuminate Haynes Park Court, two blocks of residential flats in Romford, Essex. Our brief was to improve safety, upgrade the environment and reduce electrical consumption. Our solution incorporated microwave presence detectors into our QuadEvo luminaire which helped reduce energy ... Read More

Social housing week- Our recommended luminaires

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Duomo is a stylish, robust and durable circular LED luminaire offering market leading light output which will reduce your energy use. Duomo's impressive light output (113lm/W) ensures fewer luminaires are required for applications. Our Quad family are perfect for social housing applications. Quadrant remains one of our most popular luminaires due to its versatility for a broad range of applications. ... Read More

Social housing week- Benefits of switching to LED

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The way social housing complexes are illuminated has changed. Proven methods of ensuring weather and vandal resistance have embraced new technologies to increase performance and reduce operating costs. Designplan lighting are at the forefront of this LED revolution and there are many benefits that reduce your cost of ownership that come with switching to LED. The market leading output of ... Read More