Eric Riley, sales and marketing director at illuma lighting, takles our latest Q&A of the day.
Does the exposed top deck of car park need emergency lighting? The Lux team tackle out latest Q&A of the day conundrum.
It is increasingly well known that growing crops under LED light can speed up crop production and change, and even improve, the taste and make-up of a plant. But today, as lighting technology impoves, fewer LED lights are required to create the needed light levels, meaning the technology, for the first time, is becoming an increasingly affordable option for farmers.
Lux’s upcoming Horticultural Lighting Conference in Eindhoven is set to lay out what it takes to get crop lighting right in order to increase yields and profits.
Energy saving smart lighting in a multi-storey station car park has been labeled a ‘hazard for women’ walking alone at night.
Acuity Brands is placing its faith in the Internet of Things as the future of lighting, by making a major investment in the technology.
The railways are changing and lighting is at the forefront of the revolution, at this year’s Lux Lighting for Rail Conference, we intend to tell you the best ways to stay ahead of the curve. From the responsibilities of drivers to the standards that govern the industry, nothing is what it used to be. The challenges that rail operators face are different too. Light pollution, suicide prevention, energy reduction and easing the pressures on drivers are all issues that need to be tackled.
Our high streets are changing, and this is happening all around the world. The change is being driven by adventurous retailers, their outlets being of all and any size, wishing to create a common visual appearance and a common customer experience from the streets of New York to the streets of Mumbai. If you walk into a store you can feel The Brand. Driven by Brand Managers and Marketers, it falls to the Design team to create a global identity, capable of overcoming the challenges of making the approved design ‘fit’ into physical space all over the world.
The Dutch island of Texel aims to become fully energy neutral by 2020 and smart lighting is helping to get the job done.
It doesn’t matter where you are in the world, if you have produced a lighting specification it will be at risk from the time that it leaves your desk. Sometimes it’s the contractor trying to earn a bit more money by attempting a ‘like-for-like’ swap and hoping that no one notices. But, it can also be a cultural issue that goes as far as the client’s desk, where everyone assumes that everyone else is trying to pull a fast one. Here are some of the processes that can be put in place to help protect the design specification once it becomes part of the contract documentation and is outside of the specifier’s control.