Lux Recommends: Led panels with smart optics

Lux Recommends: Led panels with smart optics

The latest optical technology now means that you can have improved performance and better viewing conditions from other configurations than a uniform, flat panel recessed in the ceiling.

Can I incorporate smart controls into conventional lighting fixtures?

Can I incorporate smart controls into conventional lighting fixtures?

askjohn@luxreview.com was asked this question: ‘I work as a design engineer with a custom lighting company. We are looking for options to incorporate smart lighting into our products. I understand that “build-on activators” are available that can help with making existing LED fixtures smart. Is this true, and is it worth investigating?’

London borough sees red in rail underpasses

London borough sees red in rail underpasses

A local authority in the capital has taken a creative approach to the dark and threatening rail underpasses on its patch - by giving them a lighting makeover with dramatic red light.

How do you measure the irradiance of UVC LEDs?

How do you measure the irradiance of UVC LEDs?

askjohn@luxreview.com was asked this question by Joe Van Vooren: ‘If a UVC LED specification states 6µW/m2 (microwatts per centimetre squared) at 100mA, does that mean radiation over one square centimetre at a distance of one centimetre from the LED?’

Unveiled: Gatwick North Terminal refurb

Unveiled: Gatwick North Terminal refurb

The lighting at Gatwick Airport’s North Terminal is now producing more light with less than half the electricity following a refurbishment unveiled this week.

Lux Recommends: Handrail lighting

Lux Recommends: Handrail lighting

In essence, handrails are a safety feature. They are there to steady you or, in some cases, actually prevent you from falling. Handrail lighting is also there to help you see after dark.