Santander, Spain


Find out how E.ON is pioneering energy efficiency with light

Our aim was to
fit our offices

in Santander with the most advanced, most efficient and best quality lighting technology on the market. Supported by Philips, we have taken a step forward by configuring the workspaces of tomorrow.”

- Ramsés Garrote, E.ON Project Manager

Customer challenge


E.ON is a pioneer in power. Using innovative technology, its aim is to deliver cleaner, better electricity, while helping people to become energy efficient. When its Spanish headquarters relocated to a new office, the company sought a lighting solution that would create outstanding ambience using minimal power.

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The right lighting


E.ON had high hopes for its new office. The goal was to make the site as energy efficient as possible, with an appearance that would please visitors and employees. To accomplish this, a 100% LED lighting solution was chosen. E.ON commissioned the project through an ESCO (energy service model), ensuring that the investment would be recouped through electricity savings.


The latest LED fixtures were installed across the site, bringing glare-free illumination to the workspaces, communal areas and toilets. The primary luminaire used was CoreLine recessed, which provides refreshing lighting while meeting all office norms. In addition, Dynalite controls create further energy savings through natural light detection and presence activation. By automatically dimming the overheard fixtures when there is enough natural light, or when there is nobody in the area, the controls keep unnecessary energy use to a minimum.

The upgrade exceeded all expectations. Environmental needs have been met, and as a result, this building is the first in the area to be awarded a class A energy rating. The lights have also helped to make the office a productive workspace while minimizing costs. EON have since announced plans to introduce LED technology into its other buildings – a proud moment for Philips lighting.

Thanks to the new lighting system, E.ON is achieving energy savings of more than 83%, leading to reduced energy bills.


Inspiring energy-efficient environments. User-friendly control interface with intelligent light management.


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