The new headquarters of the Regensburg municipal utility and the water and energy supplier REWAG is an attractive building with modern working environments for 460 employees. The aim was to create a high-quality building in which employees and customers enjoy spending time and feel welcome. The lighting concept and a continuous linear appearance thanks to the hokal light channel from Regiolux played a significant role in the successful implementation. The luminaire could be combined well with the acoustic solution and provides perfectly coordinated light in the offices and in the corridors, which positively influences the mood even on dull days.
The triangular building designed around a spacious inner courtyard enters into a close dialogue with the heterogeneous surrounding buildings. The façade is divided into surrounding bands of stone and glass. This has created flexibly usable, light-flooded areas in the 10,500 m² new building that can be easily adapted to changing requirements.
The publicly accessible customer centre is located on the ground floor, while the upper levels house individual and open-plan offices with communication zones. Visitors and employees alike benefit from the high quality of the lighting. The planning office KBP Ingenieure, Munich, implemented efficient LED lighting on all levels.
For the offices, the task was to find a solution that was as high-quality as possible, yet economical, and that could ensure the required lighting quality. The lighting designer's calculations therefore aimed to illuminate an office completely with individual luminaires in compliance with standards. This demanding task could be realised with the high-intensity hokal pendant luminaire from Regiolux and corresponding master luminaires for Light Control. Via DALI interfaces, the luminaires are connected to the KNX system for switching in groups to achieve the required lighting level in the offices.
With high illuminance levels and good glare control, the hokal light channel guarantees a high quality of light in the rooms and at the same time convinced with an attractive price/performance ratio. It offers various lighting technologies for different areas of application, with a choice of direct or indirect distribution, BAP-compliant multilayer microprismatics, micro-parabolic louvres or iced diffusers. The hokal can be installed as a single luminaire or as a continuous row. It is irrelevant whether a suspended, surface-mounted or recessed luminaire is required.
In the offices of the public utility company and REWAG, the choice fell on the direct distribution HLHX version with a classic louvre and convincing efficiency. It achieves glare-free light for VDU workstations in accordance with DIN EN 12464-1 and offers good visual comfort for concentrated work. In the corridors, the luminaires could be elegantly integrated between the acoustic elements mounted on the ceiling. Here, the direct/indirect distribution hokal HLHIG with satinised cover provides harmonious light and guarantees safe orientation.