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Opened in 1976, the building was extended in 2007 by annexing the former University administration building and has now been refurbished with cost effective LED lighting. Brent J Sansom Lighting Design Services Ltd based in Warrington specified dimmable continuous runs of recessed Contour luminaires. The LED lighting system consists of connectable modules offered in 600 mm, 1200 mm, 1500 mm and 1800 mm lengths that can be surface mounted, suspended or recessed as at The Sydney Jones Library. Contour has a full range of illuminated interconnecting modules including corner connectors, T junction and cross pieces, as well as an integrated driver with quick electrical connectors for ease of installation.
Contour has a 5-year extended warranty available and offers over 100,000 hours operational life, making the luminaire ideal for education commercial environments. Manufactured as a premium aluminium extrusion with high quality polycarbonate opal diffuser, micro prism or asymmetric optic distribution options, Contour is also available with DALI and emergency Self-Test specifications.
Sir Charles Sydney Jones has many claims to fame including being High Sheriff of Lancashire, Lord Mayor of Liverpool, Liberal MP and was knighted in 1937. He held many offices at the University and was a generous benefactor financing various projects and leaving his estate to the University including many rare books and manuscripts. Cost effective, maintenance free, energy saving lighting will now enlighten many more great minds at The Sydney Jones Library at University of Liverpool.