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Eyemouth High School Sports Field Lighting


Client: Eyemouth High School
Project length: 3 day
Completion date: September 2022
HF divisions involved: Electrical

Brief project description: HF were called in to upgrade the existing floodlighting system for Eyemouth High School . The work required removing the existing pitch side floodlights which were old and inefficient, and replacing them with new energy efficient LED units.

As part of the lighting upgrade, we set up a lighting control system that allows the Schools ground manager to control the floodlights and activate them all or select each pitch lighting individually. This is a massive step forwards in energy conservation for the School as previously, all of the floodlights had to be turned on across the entire three pitch space, regardless of whether only one of the pitches was being used. The new system will allow them to save even more on their energy bills because of this feature.

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We were successfully able to complete the lighting upgrades in the specified time and with the increasing energy costs across the UK, the School will nwo benefit from more efficient lighting, with more customisation and reduced energy costs – just in time for the darker winter months ahead.

Project Challenges: Because the School pitches are under near constant use, our available access to the pitches to complete the upgrade work was limited. With the outdoor space is used throughout the day by the school as well as for after school hires meaning there were few available time slots to complete the work. At HF however, we have vast experience of working in live sites are were able to safely complete our work without hindering the usual day to day sports activities.
This was imperative for the School who stipulated that the pitches had to remain open and safe for use by their pupils.

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From Murryfield, home of Scottish International Rugby, to local gym facilities; the work we do in the Sports Facilities & Leisure Sector truly covers projects of all shapes and sizes.

We use our expertise in the diverse range of services that we offer within the individual companies that make up the HF Group to create, maintain and service sports and leisure facilities for our customers across the UK.

In an environment where cost-effective, trouble free yet high quality contracting work is not just expected but demanded, we deliver.

Our mixture of standard and bespoke services allows us to offer a ‘one stop shop’ for projects ranging from the fitting of a new gym facility to the 24/7 security monitoring of a large scale sports venue.

Working in Live Environments and against the clock

We have extensive experience providing or work in ‘live environment’ situations for our clients.  Be this at a Sports Gym that is open 24/7 or at sports venues that require large scale work to be carried out which overlaps multiple commercial events at the venue.  We can work in these environments and can ensure that our team causes minimum disruption to your business operations.

If you would like to know more about what we do, please contact us through our branches in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Belfast and Aberdeen.

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