BEKA Schréder Supplies LED Highbays to German International School Cape Town


BEKA Schréder is proud to have supplied the LED highbay lighting solution for the new state-of-the-art sports hall of the German International School Cape Town, also known as DSK.

The new sports hall is one of the most modern and well-equipped halls of the Western Cape, if not countrywide. Some of its key features are: A gallery with space for more than 150 spectators overlooking a 23 x 44 m court with a clear height of nine meters; two automated curtain walls that divide the main court into three sections, allowing three classes to take place simultaneously; acoustic panels ensuring that the noise levels meet DIN requirements for acoustics in school sports halls; three basketball, three volleyball and six badminton practise courts while the main centre court offers a handball, basketball, tennis and volleyball court of international size. Source:

Such a modern facility called for a high-quality LED lighting solution. BEKA Schréder’s OMNIstar-midi was the luminaire of choice, due to its high efficiency. The required lighting levels of 900lux were achieved at very low energy consumption levels. Further energy savings can be achieved with the installed DALI lighting control system. The system enables the school to control the light level of each luminaire independently or grouped. This allows them to have the right light level depending on which sport is been played, and at which game level, namely practice or match game, or even an international event. This can be done remotely from a smart device. Thus, by selecting the required light level, energy savings are achieved by only consuming the exact amount of energy needed.

The South African designed and manufactured OMNIstar-midi is a cost-effective and efficient lighting solution to maximise energy and maintenance cost savings. It is the smaller sized floodlight in BEKA Schréder’s OMNIstar family. The various optical solutions make it a very versatile floodlight, ensuring the correct lighting for the area to be illuminated. Various optical solutions are available to achieve the highest energy savings and the most economical lighting solution.

BEKA Schréder locally develops and manufactures energy-efficient LED lighting products, designed and suitable for local conditions. We are very proud to be associated with Claassen Auret in providing a successful lighting solution for this project.

For further enquiries, contact Grant Kemp at 021 510 8900 or

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