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Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom, 2013/09/05 - MANCHESTER-based MHA Lighting has been named a finalist in the ‘Energy and Carbon Saving’ category in this year’s prestigious Electrical Industry Awards - MHALighting.co.uk.
The winners will be announced at a ceremony held on Thursday 24 October 2013, at The Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington, London.
This is the second consecutive year that MHA Lighting's projects and products have been shortlisted for the Electrical Industry Awards.
In 2012 MHA were double finalists in the ‘Energy Efficiency Initiative of the Year’ and ‘Innovative Lighting Product of the Year’ categories winning the ‘Lighting Product of the Year’ category.
The Electrical Industry Awards, run by Purple Media Ltd, were first held in 1992 and recognise those companies that are leading the way in the electrical industry, by highlighting success, talent and innovation.
Tom Harrison, managing director of MHA Lighting, said: “The Electrical Industry Awards are a prized accolade for companies operating in the electrical industry. Being named a finalist in these prestigious awards for a second year in succession is testimony to the hard work, talent and dedication of all MHA’s staff.”
MHA was named one of eight finalists in the ‘Energy and Carbon Saving’ category, for its pioneering project at Tyco International Company, Skelmersdale-based Scott Safety, which has reduced its annual lighting energy consumption from 263,907 kW/h (annual cost of £26,391) to just 51,730kW/h a reduction of 81%, saving over 2,000 Tonnes of Co2, saving over £400,000.
Tom added: “We take great pride in creating pioneering lighting solutions and products that enable organisations spanning all sectors, to achieve significant energy and efficiency savings.”
MHA’s finalist-status continues a successful 2013, having already scooped three industry awards:
• The ‘Manufacturing Innovation’ category winner in the 2013 Made in the North West Awards for its portfolio of North West designed and manufactured LED lighting products.
• The Tomorrow’s Facilities Management Product and Services Awards 2013 for the TiLite luminaire.
• The Isle of Man Government’s Energy Awards for an office lighting project in St. Mary’s Court, a 36,000 square foot commercial building on the Isle of Man, which is saving over 850 Tonnes of Co2 and over £300,000.