Value Proposition: Designing warehouse lighting

Value Proposition: Designing warehouse lighting

The Value Proposition is a series that takes a look at the continuing developments in lighting technology, for all those seeking to improve the efficiency and performance of their projects.

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.

Inter-lux to distribute Whitegoods luminaires

Inter-lux to distribute Whitegoods luminaires

US lighting supplier Inter-lux has won the licence to produce and distribute Whitegoods products globally, following the closure of the Whitegoods’ UK production facility in December. The Baltimore, Maryland-based company has been manufacturing under license for Whitegoods in the US market for many years, and has seen business there grow steadily to a point where it is the

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.

 

Acuity in deal with Target to supply smart lighting

Acuity in deal with Target to supply smart lighting

Acuity Brands has agreed a deal with Target to exclusively supply the US retailer with smart lighting. Target will exclusively install Acuity’s next generation, smart LED fixture for applications including sales floor, store accent and distribution centre lighting, as part of ongoing programme to reduce energy consumption and enhance operational effectiveness across its facility footprint.

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.