Do you currently play or are a member of a sporting club that either has no lights or you deem them as not as great as they should be? If so we have identified benefits that will help you construct a business case for improving or installing new lighting solutions for your club. That will provide:

 

  • Increased membership and retention of membership
  • Easily identifiable return on investment
  • Adaptability to future demands
  • New technology provides abetter playing experience
  • Easy installation and upkeep
  • Improved safety

 

Increased membership and retention of members

If your facilities have superior lighting solutions it will stand out as the premium club to be part of and can be used in all membership drives as a USP. Creating a better player experience will not only help with your membership drives but also aid with the retention of your existing members.

 

Also, by improving the amenities new memberships will be impressed by the look and feel of your sports club. Architecturally designed lighting establishes your venue apart from other clubs in your area. Additionally, it will be simple to generate buzz from existing members about the upgrade in facilities and will progress overall enthusiasm and satisfaction within the club, thus aiding membership retention. Modernizing facilities is an easy method to stimulate excitement and upgrading your lighting is the most practical solution in terms of enhancing your club premises.

 

Achievable and easily identifiable return on investment

While it’s true that there is a cost associated with upgrading and installing a new lighting system, much of the cost can be earned back through energy saving and reduced maintenance.  The Return on Investment (ROI) is a simple calculation which Electric Skyline can help with this. Additionally, if you want to increase the potential of your ROI on the facilities of your club the upgrade of lighting to more efficient systems is a clean and clear method to achieve this goal. It goes without saying, by not being open during the evening one is losing out on the extended play at their club. But the reasons for investing in lighting expands considerably beyond enhanced income from longer operational hours. One may only think of the cost of installing the lighting, however, lighting pays for itself if your updating to LED. A club can save over 60% on energy bills. For tennis courts, many clubs have systems in which they use coin meters to earn additional money from members who want to use lighted courts at night.

Any questions on this important aspect to your business case – contact Electric Skyline for their expert advice on +353 (0)94 9360954

 

Adapt to future demands

In the more populated areas have a quality lighting solution has become the norm to stand out from the crowd and retain and gain membership.   LED lighting for sports grounds are becoming an industry standard. With the aggressive energy saving targets Ireland has to achieve LED lighting is adapting to what may become a requirement of all sporting clubs.

 

While society football clubs are unlikely to need the corresponding level of lighting fields featured in televised matches, nearly all clubs require the expertise to light their grounds to a level that permits athletes of every level to exercise securely and effectively use the facilities – providing a great player experience along with a great spectators experience. Perhaps in the future with the right lighting, your ground can be used for larger events. Illumination will make your facility’s more versatile to host an array of events. By choosing to create a better lit venue you are choosing to prepare for the future growth of your club and increases in membership.

 

New technology provides a better experience

New technology enables clubs to provide a better experience than any other period before now. For example, new led lights provide an even distribution of light on outdoor and indoor fields and courts, minimizing glare and mimicking natural daylight. This produces comfortable an environment for athletes to play at night and gives spectators a clear view of the activities on the field. The LED light bulbs last approximately 70,000 hours. With this new type of bulb, there is no need to frequently change light bulbs.

 

Easy installation and upkeep

On some types of facility updates and remodeling, major inconveniences are created and the installation which can last weeks however the time to install most lighting is fairly quick and minimally invasive. Many lights are now built to support various weather contingencies reducing the need for maintenance and replacement in the long run. Also by constructing a strong plane ahead of time with a trustworthy lighting company, one can be confident that the lighting will be done effectively. By working with Electric Skyline all of a company’s requirements will be taken into consideration from the outdoor lighting of courts, fields, and pools to indoor facility lighting. Good lighting is chosen for the particular demands of each venue and consideration is made towards the possible later use of the sight.

 

Improved Safety

Poorly maintained lighting remains one of the greatest liabilities faced by clubs. If a member injures themselves in dim lighting it may fall as the responsibility of the club and their insurance. Additionally, the club’s reputation maybe tainted by the overall experience. The credibility and reputation of a club are what helps drive membership enrolment and retain membership levels. Luckily, this can be avoided by bringing in lighting specialist who render solutions that fit each club’s individual demands. By updating your lighting you can prepare for projected demands and stay ahead peaks at the busy seasons.

 

In summary, Electric Lighting solutions for sports venues can provide

  • Increased membership and retention of membership
  • Easily identifiable return on investment
  • Adaptability to future demands
  • New technology provides abetter playing experience
  • Easy installation and upkeep
  • Improved safety

 

We hope you have found this information useful for your business case on improving or installing new lighting solutions. If you have any queries or would like some advice on how to proceed, call Electric Skyline on +353 (0)94 9360954 or Contact Us.