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Bespoke lighting towers for Brightlights

2 Aug 12 Essex-based hire firm Brightlights is buying a fleet of bespoke lighting towers from Italian manufacturer TowerLight.

Neil Fenwick of BrightLights with a new BL1EVE lighting tower
Neil Fenwick of BrightLights with a new BL1EVE lighting tower

Brightlights, acquired by Eve Trakway  earlier this year, worked with TowerLight engineers to adapt the existing VB9 model into a dedicated product for its hire fleet named the BL1EVE.

The BL1EVE version uses 72% less fuel, it is claimed, while keeping the metal halide lighting output at the HSE recommended levels.

The BL1EVE is powered by a diesel engine with 12V electric start and fitted into a soundproofed canopy. It has a 170-litre capacity fuel tank with a running time between refuelling of 340 hours, which is several times greater than that of a similar standard lighting set. It is likely to need refuelling only once a month. TowerLight has calculated that this could reduce an operator costs for transportation by up to 25%, while the user could save £300 per month with lower fuel usage.

Brightlights general manager Neil Fenwick said: “Prior to placing this order, we held a series of meetings with TowerLight and at all times we were impressed with their knowledge of the lighting market, coupled with their flexibility to produce a lighting set that met with our exact requirements.”

Above: Andrea Fontenella from TowerLight (left) with Eve BrightLights MD Ricky Barnett

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