Luceco on the crest of “The Wave” in Coventry

28th September 2020

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Luceco luminaires have recently been installed at a multi-million-pound water park, The Wave, Destination Water and Leisure Project (DWL) in Coventry. At the centre of this state-of-the-art water park are six slides complemented by light and sound features, a splash pad with water jets, a lazy river, a poolside café, fitness and Mana spa suites and wave pool.

Over 200 Platinum Mini Downlighters from Luceco lit spaces including changing areas and WC facilities, locker rooms, corridors and circulation areas. Platinum Mini is recessed mounted with a unique swing tab design for quick and easy installation into a 152mm cut-out.  It’s die-cast aluminium body is designed to provide optimal thermal control and has a choice of gloss or matt reflectors. The Platinum range of LED Downlights, also used in the Servery and Reception area, offer running cost savings of up to 80% when compared with traditionally lamped luminaires with the Platinum Mini high-performance downlight offering an efficacy up to 117 Llm/cW.

Climate Extra is a robust LED IP65 rated luminaire offering an efficacy of 140 Llm/cW with increased performance for improved energy efficiency in areas where a higher protection against ingress of water is needed. Climate Extra was installed in the plant rooms and also on “wet” staircases including the staircases providing access to the attractions in the water park. Both single and twin fittings were installed, the opal diffuser enhancing the appearance and uniformity

Other luminaires included Academy, installed in store rooms and the communication hub and Luceco’s renowned 600 x 600 square recessed LuxPanel installed in the offices, medical area and staff room, with IP65 rated versions being used in the kitchens.

Celeste was installed on “dry” stairwells, Celeste is an attractive circular LED luminaire from Luceco featuring a ‘corona’ backlight effect with a direct / indirect light distribution.  The luminaire can be surface, wall mounted, or suspended using a 3 point 1.5-meter suspension kit, creating an attractive pendant.

Front Five Building Services secured the contract for the mechanical and electrical works at DWL with Coventry City Council investing £36.7M. “The Wave” is proving to be a major attraction in the heart of the city centre of Coventry – the perfect legacy to their year as the European City of Sport.