Philips Technology, a global leader in lighting, has introduced new Light Emitting Diodes (LED) products to enhance illumination for businesses and households.
The LED lighting products are energy efficient products, which use less electricity to illuminate buildings and places for longer periods compared to conventional and incandescent lights.
The products include Colreline Recessed, SmartBright Troffer, SmartBay and Green Perform HighBay which are used for offices, schools, hospitals, markets and homes.
Speaking at a forum in Accra yesterday, the General Manager of Philips Lighting West Africa, Mr. Felix Darko, reiterated Philips’ commitment to provide energy efficient lighting solutions for businesses and households in the face of the energy crisis.
He said there was the need for stakeholders to enhance collaboration in tackling energy challenges confronting the nation.
“Philips is therefore passionate about improving the quality of life for Ghanaians by providing energy efficient lighting for businesses. We have presented this solution that do not only reduce energy cost but also improve the productivity and relieve pressure on the national grid,” he said.
He said the Coreline Recessed range of LED products was launched in 2015 and was intended to provide customers with quality of light and substantial energy and maintenance savings.
Mr. Darko said SmartBright Troffer is also an ideal energy saving replacement solution for conventional energy fluorescent lighting lamps, satisfying the requirements of various applications in offices, schools and public places.
The Technical Director of Energy Commission, Dr. Nii Darko Asante, said the commission was also committed to ensuring that the country’s energy resources are utilised sustainably and efficiently.
“However, we all have our part to play in achieving this goal. That is why the commission welcomes and promotes proven and effective energy efficiency measures that can be implemented by businesses,” he said.
He noted that the innovation of LED lighting systems which have the potential to not only help businesses to be more energy efficient, but can ultimately aid in supporting their bottom line during these challenging times.
By Charles Amankwa