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June 4, 2018Sustainable Lighting upgrade project

LED_Benefits

  UPDATE 14/06/18: We have received two large donations of $1,000ea and several smaller donations for a total of $2,780. We still need $15,536 to complete the project!   Sustainability is a key driver for operations at Umbrella Studio. In our last lease agreement we were able to work with our landlord to have solar panels installed on the roof which now power around 60% of the gallery! Make a tax-deductible donation this EOFY to help us with our next project.  ENERGY EFFICIENT GALLERY LIGHTING Last year we had a free consult with Ergon Energy about how to reduce our carbon footprint and save on electricity. The number one biggest “bang for buck” that we can make, is to change the gallery lighting. This is because currently we are on old tungsten lighting which is an old and inefficient technology – and power hungry. These lights burn VERY hot wasting a lot…
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