Xyst was engaged to bring some festive cheer to the Ashburton Town Centre and key parks. The centrepiece was the installation of a variable LED display to the Ashburton clock tower that is fully programmable and provides themed lighting for Christmas. It also can be used for other events and campaigns. Xyst provided lighting design for four other significant sites including the Ashburton War Memorial where Xyst was able to provide predicted savings of over $46,000 over the life of the project.
Xyst is able to offer a unique and exclusive combination of skills and experience in outdoor lighting. Our in-house award-winning qualified independent lighting designer provides a wide range of specialist independent lighting advice to the local government, tourism and port sectors.
- Independent lighting design
- Data collection, condition rating and review
- Lighting Master Plans and Policy
- Energy and Whole-of-Life Cost Assessments
- Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Assessments
- Independent project briefing, tender and evaluation
- LED lighting assessments including whole-of-life costing and payback analysis
We don’t sell lights – which means you get the best independent advice, purchasing only the lights you need and that are best for the project, within your budget and timeframe.
We have a unique combination of design, asset management, procurement and lighting skills and we understand the challenges you face with consultation, maintenance, procurement and design.
We can procure and evaluate the whole-of-life cost of lighting in a transparent and competitive manner ensuring your projects fulfil your procurement needs.
Our costs can likely be offset by energy savings, reduced maintenance and the public and environmental benefits of quality lighting solutions.
Prepare a lighting master plan that identifies and reviews the effectiveness of the current lighting infrastructure and sets out long-term plans for the improvement of lighting within the park to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of lighting and the enjoyment and safety of visitors within the park.
Assess all existing park lighting for condition and performance. Provide recommendations for improvement of lighting infrastructure and energy analysis. Prepare detailed lighting assessment of Caroline Bay anda lighting master plan that also included detailed design for two areas within Caroline Bay.
Prepare a lighting master plan to guide future lighting developments within this major sports park. Prepare project brief and tender documentation for invited tender for sports park lighting to club completion level. Evaluate tender for whole-of-life costs and best value. Resulted in first Asymmetrical LED sports lighting installation in Australasia with a predicted whole-of-life cost saving of $168,000.
Evaluate existing lighting proposals and brief for alternative design. Coordinate design of landside and airside apron lighting. Prepare rendering of airside lighting design.
Selwyn District Council has utilised the services of Xyst for a number of projects over the last couple of years. This has included assistance with developing sections of the Community Facilities Activity Management Plan. Xyst are genuine experts in this area and have provided high quality input to this plan that has made it both more useful and readable. Xyst have recently provided advisory services on sports field lighting for a major sports park development project in the district. We found their technical expertise in this field to be very useful in making the right decisions on significant capital investment. Xyst have also carried out parks contract audits for us and produced informative reports and analysis of the results.Mark Rykers, Selwyn District Council
Xyst have assisted Waikato District Council with the formulation of documents, which assist in setting the strategic framework and asset management of the parks and open spaces that the Council administers. These include Reserves Act Management Plans, a Parks Strategy; Activity Management Plan for the LTP and asset focused work such as the Playground Strategy. Xyst have impressed with their industry knowledge and add huge value to these projects, helping to set up Waikato District with a strategic direction for parks which has not been previously clear.Andrew Corkill, Waikato District Council
The three primary benefits of our association with Xyst and Yardstick has been: 1) meeting and collaborating with the best people in the parks business - Chris and Brian have been an invaluable resource in supporting and implementing asset management strategies in our organization; 2) meeting and sharing in the collective knowledge with other international Yardstick members including Helsinki & Dublin, and 3) providing a standardized framework to evaluate our existing AM system with other like-minded organizations and using the results to establish a clear line-of-sight for on-going improvement.Todd Reichardt
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