All new Waitrose stores to be 100% LED

All new Waitrose stores to be 100% LED

Speaking at LuxLive today, Toby Marlow, general manager of sustainable development at Waitrose, revealed that all new Waitrose stores will be lit 100 per cent by LEDs from now on.

Who is the coolest of them all?

Who is the coolest of them all?

Lighting experts picked out the coolest – and least interesting– new lighting products in the Cool Wall session at LuxLive this morning.

Putting a price on good hospital lighting

Putting a price on good hospital lighting

Managers of lighting estates in the NHS need to put a value on the quality of light, as well as its upfront cost and energy efficiency, healthcare lighting experts said at LuxLive today.

Could LED carpets be the future?

Could LED carpets be the future?

Philips Lighting has joined forces with a global carpet company to develop solutions that combine LED lighting and light transmissive carpet. 

New York City switches all streetlights to LED

New York City switches all streetlights to LED

New York City is set to upgrade all 250,000 of its streetlights to LED over the next few years. This is part of the city government’s PlaNYC to cut its carbon footprint by 30 per cent by 2017. 

Can light improve patient health?

Changing lighting patterns in hospital rooms to match normal sleep-wake cycles could help patients feel better with less fatigue and pain, a new study suggests. 

LED module hits 203 lm/W

LED module hits 203 lm/W

A remote phosphor-based LED module reaching 203 lumens per watt efficacy has been announced today. 

Buenos Aires switches its streets to LED

Buenos Aires switches its streets to LED

Buenos Aires is retrofitting 70 per cent of its streetlights over the next three years with LED fixtures. The projected energy savings for the scheme is 50 per cent.