New Part L to come into force in April 2014

New Part L to come into force in April 2014

The long-awaited new version of Part L – the section of the Building Regulations focusing on energy efficiency – will come into force in April 2014, the government announced today.

Eliminating kerosene lamps could save $22bn a year

Eliminating kerosene lamps could save $22bn a year

Annual savings of $22 billion (€16.6 billion) could be achieved by switching from fuel-based light sources to solar-powered alternatives, according to the United Nationals Environment Programme (UNEP). 

LEDs continue to drive growth at Philips

LEDs continue to drive growth at Philips

Growth in Philips’ lighting business lagged behind the company as a whole in the second quarter of the year – but sales of LED products continued to grow rapidly.

LEDs continue to drive growth at Philips

LEDs continue to drive growth at Philips

Growth in Philips’ lighting business lagged behind the company as a whole in the second quarter of the year – but sales of LED products continued to grow rapidly.

Epsom becomes latest council to embrace LED

Epsom becomes latest council to embrace LED

Epsom and Ewell Borough Council is the latest local authority to embrace the solid-state lighting trend in its buildings by opting for LEDs under a ‘spend to save’ initiative.