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Hedensted, Denmark


  • Hedensted, Denmark
  • Hedensted, Denmark
  • Hedensted, Denmark
  • Hedensted, Denmark
  • Lamp efficacy

    Lamp efficacy

    Ensuring the lamp efficiently converts electricity into light (lm/W).

  • Ballast classification

    Ballast classification

    Controlling the electricity supply to the lamp (Energy Efficiency Index).

  • Luminaire distribution

    Luminaire distribution

    Controlling light emission using optics which bend and shape the light to the correct location.

  • System efficacy

    System efficacy

    Combining optical and thermal control within the luminaire (luminaire lm/W).

  • Presence/absence detection

    Presence/absence detection

    Presence: Lights automatically turn on/off with movement. Absence: Lights automatically turn off and must be manually switched on.

  • Daylight detection

    Daylight detection

    Artificial lighting which responds to the natural light conditions.

  • Constant illuminance

    Constant illuminance

    A function designed to produce correct light levels for the duration of the maintenance period.

  • Task-scene setting

    Task-scene setting

    Allowing the user to set scenes and adapt the lighting to different tasks.

  • Timed off

    Timed off

    Automatic cut-off can be installed to turn all lights off during unoccupied hours.

  • Task lighting

    Task lighting

    Lighting task areas with the correct amount of light.

  • Zoning of lighting

    Zoning of lighting

    Lighting is zoned according to area use.

  • Maintenance schedule

    Maintenance schedule

    Maintenance must be performed in response to product age, performance and environment.

  • Waste light

    Waste light

    Eliminating waste light which does not hit the intended target.

  • Reflectance


    Taking advantage of light which is reflected from the surface within the space.

  • Visible smart metering

    Visible smart metering

    Results of actions can be quickly seen as increased or decreased energy use to encourage responsible energy consumption.

Hedensted town replaces Avenue Deco with Avenue F LED to reap energy savings

Hedensted is a small Danish town on the outskirts of Vejle. Like many towns, it has been expanded with large residential areas around the original town centre, along with industrial estates to the south and west.

Renovation of a prime residential area combined with a high agenda to replace all mercury lamps to reduce energy use and comply with future regulations meant a replacement for the old Avenue Deco HME lanterns was required. In keeping with the area’s design guidelines, the Avenue F LED post top lantern mounted on the existing poles offered the ideal solution.

LED meets the high performance specification

Avenue F LED features a prismatic crown for reduced glare as well as a distinctive modern yet elegant aesthetic. Its state-of-the-art LED system ensures performance, comfort and efficiency, along with a unique light signature to show the town in a fresh new light.

Avenue F LED is equipped with the Bi power dimming facility as standard to easily maximise energy savings. The Bi power system reduces energy consumption and light output by 50% for eight hours during the quietest part of the night. Using a simple on/off switch located on the top of the gear tray, nighttime power reduction can be activated and deactivated as and when required.

Bi power reduces energy consumption with no effect on colour rendering or colour temperature. It will also extend the lifetime of the LED by reducing the power and in turn, the stress and heat it encounters.

Avenue F LED is part of a wider family with coordinated columns and a wall version, which offers flexibility and consistency for future lighting schemes and refurbishments. For more information, go to www.thornlighting.com/AVFL

Key Facts

Old installation: Avenue Deco HME 80W including ballast
Annual energy consumption: 36,000 kWh
Annual energy costs: 72,000 DKK

New installation: Avenue F LED 20W
Annual energy consumption: 5,110 kWh
Annual energy costs: 10,220 DKK

Total annual energy savings

  • 86%
  • 30,890 kWh
  • 61,780 DKK

The above is a theoretical calculation. In practice savings will vary throughout the year. In the winter the light will be on at 100% for longer periods than during summer, where Bi power dimming will at times be activated for the entire period. Generally the lighting will be on for approximately 4,000 hours a year.


  • Avenue F LED with Bi power dimming