John Bullock, Lux's application editor, considers the best ways to approach lighting a bathroom.
A huge 40ft streetlight, more suited to lighting a major motorway than a quiet suburban street, is causing outrage at a listed building in historic Warwick.
Emergency lighting fails in San Francisco rail black-out. PLUS: Belgian lettuce growers use LED to boost production. AND: LED strips aim to improve pedestrian safety in Singapore. Lux Today May 23 2017.
For most of us, the more the world shifts, the more we wish that things could stay the same. But when it comes to technology that yearning for what we’ve always known can sometimes get in the way of innovation when a real game-changing opportunity comes along. Let’s take a look at the fire-rated downlight and consider how we’ve always dealt with that thorny problem.
Light costs money and the more light you want, the more money it is going to cost. This simple statement has driven lighting specification since Edison was a lad and it doesn’t matter that we’re entering a whole new phase of energy efficiency; light still costs money. So when a company needs at least 1000 lux of good quality light for it to do its work effectively, the issue of system cost looms large in the decision-making process.
The last frontier of the LED revolution has been high-power applications such as high-mast area lighting, where fixtures with massive lumen packages are required. It now looks like that last frontier is being well and truly conquered, as organisations switch from discharge technologies. A good example is Heathrow Airport in London, one of the busiest airports in the world. The apron lighting has now been upgraded fom high-pressure sodium to LED.
Lighting professionals: What you see may upset you. Ray Molony counts down Lighting Spy’s Top 40 worst crimes, blunders and screw-ups.
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.
Efficient LED sources are changing the way that we see high-bay lighting in warehouses and distribution centres, but there are some important factors that can't be ignored.
We bench test and rate the latest products from the major brands. Report by Lux technical editor Alan Tulla.
Every other Wednesday a growing number of lighting professionals are sitting down to enjoy an hour of information and technical entertainment with the Lux Webinar Series.
A lighting company is found guilty of fiddling its LED performance figures. We tell you what’s going on and what questions you should be asking when you're reading an LED spec sheet.