Another big lighting industry name has announced a price rise. Venture, a major supplier of HID lamps and ballasts, says it is putting up the price of its traditional technologies by 8 per cent, with the newer LED sources unaffected.
Osram has unveiled an online calculator for horticultural lighting which can help design LED lighting set ups.
The report into the Grenfell Tower fire needs to give clarity on where the ultimate responsibility for lighting lies, says a leading UK manufacturer.
The prospect of industry-wide price rises grew significantly this week with the announcement by Eaton that it is following Acuity Brands’ lead by putting up the cost of its luminaires by 6 per cent.
The minimum efficiency of a light fitting should be 100 lumens per Watt not 85 as proposed in the latest draft of European regulations, a leading UK manufacturer has claimed.
Ultra-violet LEDs are set to play a major role in disinfecting buildings as big-brand manufacturers announced moves into the technology.
Two of the biggest names from the lighting and cellular networking industries — Osram and Nokia — have teamed up to explore the possibility of equipping LED ceiling luminaires with 5G radio chips to transmit data inside commercial building.