When it comes to lighting a hotel room what light levels are required? Ganesh Prasad, head of Technical at Chelsom, investigates in our latest Q&A of the Day.
The French government has moved to outlaw Wi-Fi in nurseries, schools and childcare centres that cater for children under six. The move is offering inspiration to the creators of Li-Fi, a system that uses light to provide internet access.
Gordon Routledge ruefully remembers the night in a Philadelphia hotel room when the reality of the Internet of Things hit him.
Emergency lighting fails in San Francisco rail black-out. PLUS: Belgian lettuce growers use LED to boost production. AND: LED strips aim to improve pedestrian safety in Singapore. Lux Today May 23 2017.
New York City is spending millions of dollars on replacing elderly fluorescent lighting with energy efficient LED in the Staten Island Ferry's termini. However the move, which is part of massive city-wide cost cutting scheme, will take years to pay back.
For most of us, the more the world shifts, the more we wish that things could stay the same. But when it comes to technology that yearning for what we’ve always known can sometimes get in the way of innovation when a real game-changing opportunity comes along. Let’s take a look at the fire-rated downlight and consider how we’ve always dealt with that thorny problem.
Alan Tulla, Lux's technical editor, casts his expert eye over the latest emergency light fittings on the market.
In advance of our upcoming Emergency Lighting Conference, Lux's applications editor, John Bullock, tackles the biggest emergency lighting question of all.
Does the exposed top deck of car park need emergency lighting? The Lux team tackle out latest Q&A of the day conundrum.
The launch of a new catalogue is always a time for celebration. After all, it’s a statement of intent by the manufacturer that they are promising a wealth of new product and we’re all invited to join in the fun.
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.