Heavenly Celeste at St Teresa House

St Teresa House is a contemporary student accommodation facility located in a popular academic area on Beaumont Road, close to the University of Plymouth.  Luceco has recently supplied a variety of luminaires for the communal areas of the facility during recent internal works, including the entrance lobby, retail area, common room, stairwells, and corridors.

Carbon downlighters are an ideal replacement for compact fluorescent fittings and designed to retrofit ceiling cut outs of common traditional downlights. Carbon was used in the main lobby area and corridors along with Tempest Extra self-test emergency downlighters complete with corridor optic. This recessed mounted high output emergency downlight with open area or corridor lens distribution is available in Self- test or Emergency Dali and compliments other principal luminaires, providing 3 hours non maintained emergency lighting which is an essential element to the lighting of a communal space.

Stairs and stairwells were lit with Celeste energy saving bulkhead luminaires. Celeste is an attractive circular LED luminaire featuring a ‘corona’ backlight effect with a direct / indirect light distribution which can be wall or ceiling mounted as at St Teresa House or suspended as a pendant luminaire.

The common room was lit with linear recessed arrays of the Contour luminaire. The LED lighting system consists of connectable modules that can be surface mounted, suspended or recessed as at St Teresa House. Contour has a 5 – 7 year extended warranty available and offers over 100,000 hours operational life.

Stuart Tiday, Electrical Project Manager at Intoheat based in Exeter said “the internal works included a considerable lighting refurbishment programme which has resulted in the lit environment being significantly improved. Furthermore, the LED technology used in luminaires from Luceco will provide a welcome reduction in running costs for St Teresa House as well as reducing future maintenance.”


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