Lighting that drives sustainability

Lighting that drives sustainability Greener at Africa's largest brewery

AB InBev,

Rosslyn, South Africa

Greener, innovative and smarter lighting at one of Africa’s largest breweries

One of the key pillars in our organization is sustainability and the first step is to see that we are as efficient as possible with our energy consumption and this is in line with that.
- Gugulethu Nogaya, AB InBev
Lighting that drives sustainability. Greener, innovative and smarter lighting at one of Africa’s largest breweries
Lighting that drives sustainability

Customer challenge

AB inBev is on a global sustainability drive to reduce energy consumption while maintaining the high-quality standard of its products. To replace the old and inefficient lighting at the brewery.

The right lighting

The Philips LED technology used in this project was carefully selected to increase light levels while reducing energy consumption and boasting a longer lifespan. Due to the plant environment containing elements of steam, heat and water, a combination of the Philips GreenPerform 120W LED Highbay to replace inefficient 400W HPS luminaires, the Coreline Waterproof 57W to replace 2 x 58W 5 ft T8 fluorescent luminaires and the Philips 200W LED Tango flood lights to replace 400W HPS flood lights, which collectively saved up to 70% or 2,7M kWh per annum of the breweries lighting energy consumption.

As a result, the carbon footprint of the brewery has been significantly reduced by 2,710 tons per annum, which is very important for the environment and the new carbon tax law. Total cost savings as a result of the project are estimated at R30 million.

Ab InBev Philips lighting

The Team

Nishal Rohan

Key Accounts Manager

Gugulethu Nogaya

AB InBev

Craig Wilson

Energy LED

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