The RTA (Road and Transport Authority) in Dubai has been working towards Expo 2020 and have put in place many enhancements to the already impressive public transportation system in Dubai. This includes the Dubai bus service network covering 87% of the urban area in the Emirate of Dubai. Luceco, along with Energy Partner Sentor Electrical, has become the preferred lighting manufacturer for several new RTA bus stations including Union RTA, Al Ghubaiba RTA, Al Kifaf RTA, Silicon Oasis RTA, Business Bay RTA and Al Quasis RTA Bus station.
Luceco has provided both interior and exterior lighting solutions for these new transportation hubs. Cost effective, energy efficient luminaires supplied included the Via Road Lantern for the internal road networks. Manufactured with vandal resistant die-cast aluminium housing, Via has post-top (60mm) or side-entry mounting and the option of car park or street optics.
IP65 rated Atlas Bulkheads were installed in mechanical areas, providing an alternative to traditional 28 and 38-watt 2D compact fluorescent fittings and Eco Climate Array in service rooms and multi-storey car parking facility. The external lighting concluded with contemporary by-directional Architectural Wall lights; a surface mounting LED luminaire designed for a creative lighting effect whilst delivering functional lighting to the exterior space.
The internal lighting specification included LuxFrame in the waiting lounges. LuxFrame is a minimalist LED luminaire designed for suspended ceiling grid applications providing an attractive lighting effect whilst maintaining the integrity of the ceiling. Palladium Downlights were installed in Washrooms, Palladium is offered in two wattages: 6W at 560Llm and 8W at 730Llm with an efficacy of up to 94 Llm/cW.
Finally, stylish and contemporary Contour was installed in the extended height areas offering seamless runs of energy saving cost effective LED lighting. Available with interconnecting power and module connectors including corner connectors, T junction and cross pieces, Contour provides individual or continuous runs of illumination and 100,000 hours maintenance free operational life, a very attractive feature in buildings with a 24 / 7 lighting requirement.