Asset Management & Inventory
Maintenance management of lighting and electrical equipment has been a core service provided over the last 20 years. Working as client’s representative our experienced lighting and electrical staff work proactively with Client Organisations and contractors to maintain all electrical equipment in a safe and efficient manner ensuring high service levels for clients and the public. Services include ordering, inspection and measuring of works, visual inspections and condition assessments in line with TR22 and supervision of activities including routine maintenance.
Inventory management of lighting and electrical Assets has been a core service provided for many years. Our experienced lighting and electrical staff work proactively with Client Organisations and contractors to ensure that Inventory databases are up to date and accurate. Services include Data Validation, Planning of maintenance programmes, Energy File Preparation in accordance with BSCP520, Customisation of reporting systems, integration with CMS providers systems.
We appreciate that the cost of energy represents a significant
proportion of the overall annual expenditure on the street lighting
service. Street lighting authorities are under increasing economic and environmental pressure to install and maintain efficient lighting
systems at a time when energy prices are increasing rapidly.
Our expertise in the field of energy procurement means we
are well placed to advise and negotiate favourable terms with
an increasing selection of energy suppliers.
Street lighting authorities are responsible for the development and
maintenance of increasingly detailed and accurate inventories for a
variety of purposes including energy procurement, risk management
and financial bidding. Our maintenance management roles on behalf
of local authorities, provide our staff with the necessary hands on
experience which, when coupled with their electrical backgrounds,
enables them to make informed and accurate assessments of column
heights, supply point, manufacturer reference and service owner.
This enables us to offer an audit service to verify data collected by
bespoke data collection organisations.
Our lighting designers undertake photometric luminance and illuminance surveys in accordance with British Standards and Technical Guidance as produced by the Institution of Lighting Professionals to confirm that installations meet the required standards and environmental requirements.
Network Cable Identification
There is a mandatory requirement for all highway authorities and street lighting operators to maintain up-to-date maps, showing the location and depth of underground cables installed since 1988, not only on the public highway but also where the cable network is on land not under control of the distributor. These maps must then be made available upon request to anyone reasonably requiring the information. This requirement is determined by two statutory instruments; New Roads and Street Works Act (Regulation 79) and Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations 2002 (Regulation 15). The basic legal requirement is that authorities must hold sufficient record documents of all electrical systems to enable maintenance to be carried out in a safe manner. Our experienced electrical teams help clients to collect and produce this data in an electronic mapping format.