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Floodlight Towers and Smarter Lighting installed at Berry Showground

Floodlight Towers and Smarter Lighting installed at Berry Showground
July 3, 2020

Shoalhaven City Council has recently installed six new 22-metre high light towers at Berry Showground along with energy efficient LED floodlights and a smart phone controller system; allowing sportsground users the ability to operate the lights via a phone-based system. 

The project cost of $150,000 was funded by Council and is another step towards creating safer, energy efficient facilities for sportsgrounds in the Shoalhaven. 

Berry Management Committee member Bill Seelis was pleased to see the improved Showground lighting and the benefits it will bring to the community noting “the local football club's night-time training will be made easier due to the better lighting; and the many multi-day events which help support the local economy will also benefit from the improved Berry Showground lighting.”

The Committee were also impressed with the cost savings, both in terms of electricity consumption, and the removal of the more costly lighting as replacement parts for these are mostly unavailable.

Shoalhaven City Council Mayor Amanda Findley was also pleased to see the lighting installation works completed adding “it is great to see sportsground improvements rolling out across the Shoalhaven. The floodlights improve safety for players and the new controller system ensures lights are only operational when the fields are in use.

“The LED floodlights reduce ‘light spill’ outside of fields and use 50% less power than traditional floodlight fittings, providing cost savings for Council and the community.

“I’m happy to see Berry Showground receiving improvements to ensure it can serve our community well into the future.”

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