Midstream Lighting Blog https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog Midstream Lighting blog: Everything you always wanted to know about LED lighting. en Mon, 28 Nov 2022 09:45:00 GMT 2022-11-28T09:45:00Z en C‘mon the Lichties! How Midstream delivered a winning performance for Arbroath F.C. https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/arbroath-fc-project <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/arbroath-fc-project" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/hubfs/BLOG/Floodlight-1.jpeg" alt="C‘mon the Lichties! How Midstream delivered a winning performance for Arbroath F.C." class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>If you follow any of our social channels, then you might have already spotted the launch of our latest sports lighting case study detailing the work we did for Scottish Championship team Arbroath F.C.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/arbroath-fc-project" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/hubfs/BLOG/Floodlight-1.jpeg" alt="C‘mon the Lichties! How Midstream delivered a winning performance for Arbroath F.C." class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>If you follow any of our social channels, then you might have already spotted the launch of our latest sports lighting case study detailing the work we did for Scottish Championship team Arbroath F.C.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=4629009&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finfo.midstreamlighting.com%2Fblog%2Farbroath-fc-project&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finfo.midstreamlighting.com%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Sports Mon, 28 Nov 2022 09:45:00 GMT https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/arbroath-fc-project 2022-11-28T09:45:00Z Sam Thompson, Sales Executive Maintenance Factor 101: getting to grips with lighting lifespans https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/maintenance-factor <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/maintenance-factor" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/hubfs/main-factor-blog-1.jpg" alt="Maintenance Factor 101: getting to grips with lighting lifespans" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Like any piece of technology, the performance of a lighting solution eventually begins to decrease over time. Even LED luminaires, which have a far longer lifespan than the likes of high-pressure sodium (HPS) or fluorescent equivalents, do gradually deteriorate. Naturally, most people involved in planning or purchasing a solution will want to know how this will affect their lighting quality in the long term.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/maintenance-factor" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/hubfs/main-factor-blog-1.jpg" alt="Maintenance Factor 101: getting to grips with lighting lifespans" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Like any piece of technology, the performance of a lighting solution eventually begins to decrease over time. Even LED luminaires, which have a far longer lifespan than the likes of high-pressure sodium (HPS) or fluorescent equivalents, do gradually deteriorate. Naturally, most people involved in planning or purchasing a solution will want to know how this will affect their lighting quality in the long term.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=4629009&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finfo.midstreamlighting.com%2Fblog%2Fmaintenance-factor&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finfo.midstreamlighting.com%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Sports Mon, 21 Nov 2022 13:18:18 GMT https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/maintenance-factor 2022-11-21T13:18:18Z Patrick Daly, National Sales Manager Skipping the warm-up – the hidden benefits of LED sports lighting https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/led-switch-on-times <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/led-switch-on-times" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/hubfs/BLOG/led-switch-on-times.jpg" alt="Skipping the warm-up – the hidden benefits of LED sports lighting" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>The benefits of LED lights are well established. Compared to older metal halide lighting, they last longer, need less maintenance and, pound for pound, provide better light quality. And, of course, they’re more energy efficient. Which matters as energy costs climb and sports clubs and facilities feel the pinch.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/led-switch-on-times" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/hubfs/BLOG/led-switch-on-times.jpg" alt="Skipping the warm-up – the hidden benefits of LED sports lighting" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>The benefits of LED lights are well established. Compared to older metal halide lighting, they last longer, need less maintenance and, pound for pound, provide better light quality. And, of course, they’re more energy efficient. Which matters as energy costs climb and sports clubs and facilities feel the pinch.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=4629009&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finfo.midstreamlighting.com%2Fblog%2Fled-switch-on-times&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finfo.midstreamlighting.com%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Sports Mon, 21 Nov 2022 12:35:38 GMT https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/led-switch-on-times 2022-11-21T12:35:38Z Patrick Daly, National Sales Manager Lighting up the court: your netball lighting questions, answered https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/netball-lighting <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/netball-lighting" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/hubfs/Netball-Lighting.jpg" alt="Lighting up the court: your netball lighting questions, answered" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Speed. Agility. Accuracy. Three qualities that go a huge way to dictating a netball team’s success, and all things that can very quickly be undermined by poor court lighting. No matter how good a player may be, after all, if they can’t see their next pass clearly then all that talent will be quickly undermined.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/netball-lighting" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/hubfs/Netball-Lighting.jpg" alt="Lighting up the court: your netball lighting questions, answered" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Speed. Agility. Accuracy. Three qualities that go a huge way to dictating a netball team’s success, and all things that can very quickly be undermined by poor court lighting. No matter how good a player may be, after all, if they can’t see their next pass clearly then all that talent will be quickly undermined.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=4629009&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finfo.midstreamlighting.com%2Fblog%2Fnetball-lighting&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finfo.midstreamlighting.com%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Sports Mon, 17 Oct 2022 10:37:29 GMT https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/netball-lighting 2022-10-17T10:37:29Z Patrick Daly, National Sales Manager Taking stock of Midstream’s sustainability journey https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/taking-stock-of-midstreams-sustainability-journey <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/taking-stock-of-midstreams-sustainability-journey" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/hubfs/Taking-Stock-Of-Midstreams-Sustainability-Journey-tn.jpg" alt="Taking stock of Midstream’s sustainability journey" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Just a few weeks ago, all of us here at Midstream were excited to learn that we had made it to the final round of the 2022 Lloyds Bank British Excellence Awards. Shortlisted in the Sustainable Business of the Year category <a href="https://britishbusinessexcellenceawards.co.uk/2022-finalists">against some truly excellent competition</a>, we’re looking forward to seeing how we fare when the winners are announced on 8th November.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/taking-stock-of-midstreams-sustainability-journey" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/hubfs/Taking-Stock-Of-Midstreams-Sustainability-Journey-tn.jpg" alt="Taking stock of Midstream’s sustainability journey" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Just a few weeks ago, all of us here at Midstream were excited to learn that we had made it to the final round of the 2022 Lloyds Bank British Excellence Awards. Shortlisted in the Sustainable Business of the Year category <a href="https://britishbusinessexcellenceawards.co.uk/2022-finalists">against some truly excellent competition</a>, we’re looking forward to seeing how we fare when the winners are announced on 8th November.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=4629009&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finfo.midstreamlighting.com%2Fblog%2Ftaking-stock-of-midstreams-sustainability-journey&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finfo.midstreamlighting.com%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Sports Maritime Horticulture Aviation Military Fri, 02 Sep 2022 15:26:34 GMT https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/taking-stock-of-midstreams-sustainability-journey 2022-09-02T15:26:34Z Yuli Grig, Commercial Director & Co-Founder At the top of our game: what FIH Certification means to Midstream Lighting https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/fih-certification <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/fih-certification" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/hubfs/CertifiedLightingSupplier.png" alt="FIH Certified Lighting Supplier - Midstream Lighting " class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span style="color: #595959;">In November last year, Midstream had the distinct honour of </span><a href="https://www.midstreamlighting.com/news/midstream-lighting-becomes-worlds-first-manufacturer-to-achieve-fih-quality-programme-partner-status/">becoming the world’s first Certified Lighting Provider</a><span style="color: #595959;"> under the International Hockey Federation’s (FIH) Quality Programme. The <a href="http://www.fih.ch/inside-fih/fih-quality-programme/fih-quality-programme-for-sports-lighting/midstream-lighting/">FIH Quality Programme is designed</a> to ensure a consistent level of excellence across the wide range of equipment and facilities used in the modern game.</span></p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/fih-certification" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/hubfs/CertifiedLightingSupplier.png" alt="FIH Certified Lighting Supplier - Midstream Lighting " class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span style="color: #595959;">In November last year, Midstream had the distinct honour of </span><a href="https://www.midstreamlighting.com/news/midstream-lighting-becomes-worlds-first-manufacturer-to-achieve-fih-quality-programme-partner-status/">becoming the world’s first Certified Lighting Provider</a><span style="color: #595959;"> under the International Hockey Federation’s (FIH) Quality Programme. The <a href="http://www.fih.ch/inside-fih/fih-quality-programme/fih-quality-programme-for-sports-lighting/midstream-lighting/">FIH Quality Programme is designed</a> to ensure a consistent level of excellence across the wide range of equipment and facilities used in the modern game.</span></p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=4629009&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finfo.midstreamlighting.com%2Fblog%2Ffih-certification&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finfo.midstreamlighting.com%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Sports Tue, 09 Aug 2022 09:14:56 GMT https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/fih-certification 2022-08-09T09:14:56Z James Brunt, Director of Sports Answering your biggest questions about hockey lighting https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/answering-your-biggest-questions-about-hockey-lighting <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/answering-your-biggest-questions-about-hockey-lighting" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/hubfs/Answering-your-biggest-questions-about-hockey-lighting-tn.jpg" alt="Answering your biggest questions about hockey lighting" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>One of the many great things about our partnership with <a href="https://www.englandhockey.co.uk/">England Hockey</a> is that we get to hear first-hand what some of its members are thinking when it comes to lighting. And while those issues vary from club to club, some questions come up time and time again.<br><br>In this post, Patrick Daly – Midstream’s National Sales Manager – shares his responses to some of the most frequently asked questions from clubs across the country.<br><br><span style="font-weight: bold; color: #000000; font-size: 20px;">Are LED-based lighting solutions expensive? Can we afford to switch to LED?</span></p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/answering-your-biggest-questions-about-hockey-lighting" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/hubfs/Answering-your-biggest-questions-about-hockey-lighting-tn.jpg" alt="Answering your biggest questions about hockey lighting" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>One of the many great things about our partnership with <a href="https://www.englandhockey.co.uk/">England Hockey</a> is that we get to hear first-hand what some of its members are thinking when it comes to lighting. And while those issues vary from club to club, some questions come up time and time again.<br><br>In this post, Patrick Daly – Midstream’s National Sales Manager – shares his responses to some of the most frequently asked questions from clubs across the country.<br><br><span style="font-weight: bold; color: #000000; font-size: 20px;">Are LED-based lighting solutions expensive? Can we afford to switch to LED?</span></p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=4629009&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finfo.midstreamlighting.com%2Fblog%2Fanswering-your-biggest-questions-about-hockey-lighting&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finfo.midstreamlighting.com%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Sports Wed, 22 Jun 2022 11:26:59 GMT https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/answering-your-biggest-questions-about-hockey-lighting 2022-06-22T11:26:59Z Patrick Daly, National Sales Manager Green Initiatives in Football Stadiums https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/green-initiatives-in-football-stadiums <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/green-initiatives-in-football-stadiums" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/hubfs/BLOG/Green-Initiatives-in-Football-Stadiums.jpg" alt="Green Initiatives in Football Stadiums" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <h4>Green is the colour: exploring environmental initiatives in football stadiums</h4> <div> <span>&nbsp;</span> </div> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/green-initiatives-in-football-stadiums" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/hubfs/BLOG/Green-Initiatives-in-Football-Stadiums.jpg" alt="Green Initiatives in Football Stadiums" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <h4>Green is the colour: exploring environmental initiatives in football stadiums</h4> <div> <span>&nbsp;</span> </div> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=4629009&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finfo.midstreamlighting.com%2Fblog%2Fgreen-initiatives-in-football-stadiums&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finfo.midstreamlighting.com%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Sports Wed, 18 May 2022 09:59:00 GMT https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/green-initiatives-in-football-stadiums 2022-05-18T09:59:00Z Patrick Daly, National Sales Manager Stadium Lighting 101: getting the most from your sports stadium lighting https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/stadium-lighting-101-getting-the-most-from-your-sports-stadium-lighting <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/stadium-lighting-101-getting-the-most-from-your-sports-stadium-lighting" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/hubfs/Midstream-Lighting-Sports-stadium-lighting-tn.jpg" alt="Stadium Lighting 101: getting the most from your sports stadium lighting" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <p>No matter the sport, and no matter the level of ability, lighting is now a significant consideration for stadiums of all kinds. Irrespective of whether it’s the final of the<a href="https://www.fifa.com/tournaments/mens/worldcup/qatar2022"><span>&nbsp;</span>FIFA World Cup</a><span>&nbsp;</span>or a lower-league tie on a frosty Friday night, the quality of a stadium’s lighting goes a long way to dictating the quality of the experience for viewers, fans, and athletes alike.</p> <p>Not all sports lighting is the same, of course, and even similar products from a single vendor can produce very different results when employed ineffectively. In this post, we’re taking a look at the subject of sports stadium lighting and offering some key tips on how to maximise the success of your own solution.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/stadium-lighting-101-getting-the-most-from-your-sports-stadium-lighting" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/hubfs/Midstream-Lighting-Sports-stadium-lighting-tn.jpg" alt="Stadium Lighting 101: getting the most from your sports stadium lighting" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <p>No matter the sport, and no matter the level of ability, lighting is now a significant consideration for stadiums of all kinds. Irrespective of whether it’s the final of the<a href="https://www.fifa.com/tournaments/mens/worldcup/qatar2022"><span>&nbsp;</span>FIFA World Cup</a><span>&nbsp;</span>or a lower-league tie on a frosty Friday night, the quality of a stadium’s lighting goes a long way to dictating the quality of the experience for viewers, fans, and athletes alike.</p> <p>Not all sports lighting is the same, of course, and even similar products from a single vendor can produce very different results when employed ineffectively. In this post, we’re taking a look at the subject of sports stadium lighting and offering some key tips on how to maximise the success of your own solution.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=4629009&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finfo.midstreamlighting.com%2Fblog%2Fstadium-lighting-101-getting-the-most-from-your-sports-stadium-lighting&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finfo.midstreamlighting.com%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Sports Fri, 25 Mar 2022 14:43:00 GMT https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/stadium-lighting-101-getting-the-most-from-your-sports-stadium-lighting 2022-03-25T14:43:00Z James Brunt, Director of Sports Counting the cost: how sports clubs suffer when the lights go out https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/counting-the-cost-how-sports-clubs-suffer-when-the-lights-go-out <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/counting-the-cost-how-sports-clubs-suffer-when-the-lights-go-out" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/hubfs/Counting-the-cost--how-sports-clubs-suffer-when-the-lights-go-out.jpg" alt="Counting the cost: how sports clubs suffer when the lights go out" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <p style="font-size: 16px;">You know something has truly gone wrong when people remember an event not by it’s official title, but by the technical hiccup that sent it off course. A little under a decade ago, Super Bowl XLVII took place at the Caesars Superdome in New Orleans. And as the San Francisco 49ers got the game underway, no-one watching could have guessed that it would eventually come to be known by a different name: the “Blackout Bowl”.</p> </div> </div> <p style="font-size: 16px;"><span>&nbsp;</span></p> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/counting-the-cost-how-sports-clubs-suffer-when-the-lights-go-out" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.midstreamlighting.com/hubfs/Counting-the-cost--how-sports-clubs-suffer-when-the-lights-go-out.jpg" alt="Counting the cost: how sports clubs suffer when the lights go out" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <p style="font-size: 16px;">You know something has truly gone wrong when people remember an event not by it’s official title, but by the technical hiccup that sent it off course. A little under a decade ago, Super Bowl XLVII took place at the Caesars Superdome in New Orleans. And as the San Francisco 49ers got the game underway, no-one watching could have guessed that it would eventually come to be known by a different name: the “Blackout Bowl”.</p> </div> </div> <p style="font-size: 16px;"><span>&nbsp;</span></p> </div> </div> </div> </div> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=4629009&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finfo.midstreamlighting.com%2Fblog%2Fcounting-the-cost-how-sports-clubs-suffer-when-the-lights-go-out&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finfo.midstreamlighting.com%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Sports Fri, 18 Feb 2022 09:15:00 GMT https://info.midstreamlighting.com/blog/counting-the-cost-how-sports-clubs-suffer-when-the-lights-go-out 2022-02-18T09:15:00Z James Brunt, Director of Sports