The connected lighting system from Philips uses Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) to connect office lighting fixtures to a building’s IT network and interface with other building systems such as heating, ventilation and IT services. The lighting system acts as an information pathway, enabling workers to control and access other building services via their smartphones, allowing them to enjoy greater visual comfort and productivity.
Philips’ connected lighting system is based on the understanding that customers are looking to achieve energy savings but also increased control and optimisation of the workplace. Philips’ connected lighting proposition, where every light point is a pathway for information, offers high quality, reliable and energy efficient illumination and enables building users to understand usage of their space to enhance the comfort of occupants and improve building efficiency. Using standards based PoE-enabled fixtures also delivers significant cost savings on lighting installation as there is no need for expensive electrical wiring, reducing installation costs by up to 25 per cent.
Mayflex sales and support teams will be receiving details of the connected lighting system for offices this month and demonstration systems will be installed in Mayflex MTech facilities. Moving forward Mayflex will be working closely with the Philips lighting end user sales team.