Top ten inspirational warehouse designs

Top ten inspirational warehouse designs

When it comes to lighting a warehouse, low energy schemes are always key. This can be achieved through different means such as installing control systems and by utilizing daylight. Here are ten inspirational lighting designs for warehouses that put limiting energy consumption at their centre.

Smart LEDs could join the dots of Internet of Things

Smart LEDs could join the dots of Internet of Things

LEDs can do double duty and illuminate a room whilst  joining together the Internet of Things. Experts at Disney Research and ETH Zurich believe that it is possible to create a network of luminaires that can send messages to each other, while having no effect on the level of lighting they emit.

 

World’s first Li-fi office to open in Paris

World’s first Li-fi office to open in Paris

The first office in the world with the internet supplied using the lighting is set to open in Paris this year, Lux can reveal. It is set to be the first major commercial installation of so-called Li-fi, a form of Wi-fi where the information is embedded in the visible light spectrum by the light fixtures.

Paris Metro edges ever closer to Li-fi revolution

France based company Oledcomm to commence installation of Li-fi on the Paris Metro. PLUS: Does LED lighting make your milk taste like cardboard? AND London to transform the Thames into spectacular river of light. Lux Today June 21 2016.

Seven ways to avoid a security lighting nightmare

Seven ways to avoid a security lighting nightmare

So you want to install security lighting to keep the villains away, how difficult can that be? Well, there are a few pitfalls that are best avoided. Here are some mistakes to dodge when securing your property.

Lux Awards 2016 moves to exciting new venue

Lux Awards 2016 moves to exciting new venue

The Lux Awards 2016 is moving – to one of Britain’s most modern and exciting venues. The ballroom at the magnificent new InterContinental London - The O2 can seat 1,000 guests and features state-of-the-art lighting and audio visual equipment. 

Furious bishop turns off 'amateur' church lighting

Unsightly and amateurish' lighting project angers church officials. PLUS: Discover how smart sensors from OSRAM are revolutionising office spaces. AND The UAE joins pledge to instal 6 billion LED lighting products in the wake of last year's Paris climate summit. Lux Today June 14 2016.

Paris firm wins contract to supply Li-fi for Metro

Paris firm wins contract to supply Li-fi for Metro

A French firm has won the contract to supply internet-over-lighting technology on the Paris Metro. The ambitious project – which will allow over two million daily commuters to use lights as a form of Wi-fi, dubbed ‘Li-fi’ – now looks firmly on track. Already La Defense station has been successfully equipped with the tech.

What's a simple way to convert GU10 and T8 fittings?

What's a simple way to convert GU10 and T8 fittings?

Finding energy savings on a scheme that utilises GU10 or T8 fluorescent fixtures tends to be considered as the low hanging fruit of lighting upgrades. Emergency lighting requirements however, are often left to the last minute leading to a panic purchase whilst installation takes place. Occasionally there are compatibility issues too.

Acuity steals Philips' thunder

Wall Street star Acuity overshadows Philips IPO with new high. PLUS: Why mood lighting is bad for our waistlines. AND: Osram transform a highway intersection into a dynamic, colourful light installation. Lux Today for Tuesday 7 June is hosted by Courtney Ferguson.

Can LEDs reduce prison violence?

Can LEDs reduce prison violence?

Can lighting effect the behaviour of prison inmates? That's one of the intriguing questions that will be discussed at a special webinar on the subject of prison lighting hosted by Lux Review...