Q&A of the day - Lux answers your lighting questions

Lighting is a constantly changing sphere, with a whole host of new developments and innovations to stay on top of. To make this task a little easier we have recruited a panel of experts to help solve your lighting queries and questions.

Click in the categories below to find the questions and answers.

 

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Control

What is the difference between the presence and absence detection of an occupancy sensor?

Answered by: Mohammad Darwish - Head of solutions and controls at Fagerhult Middle East

 

 

Lamps

Does a suitable retrofit lamp exist for G9 Halogen lamps?

Answered by: Adrian Kitching - managing director at Crompton Lamps

 

How can I use LED to light an art gallery?

Answered by  Thomas Holgeth, joint managing director of High Technology Lighting

 

 

 

Emergency Lighting 

Are Lithium Ion batteries suitable for emergency lighting?

Answered by: Jonathan Bell - commercial director of Liteplan

 

What's a simple way to convert GU10 and T8 fittings?

Answered by Jonathan Bell - commercial director of Liteplan

 

Why do EU emergency lights last for less time than in UK?

Answered by Jonathan Bell - commercial director of Liteplan 

 

Is there any legal requirement as to which emergency light fittings need to be maintained or non-maintained?

Answered by Jonathan Bell - commercial director of Liteplan 

 

Can dimmable LED downlights use emergency packs?

Answered by Jonathan Bell - commercial director of Liteplan 

 

What colour should the charge indicator on self-contained emergency lights be?

Answered by Jonathan Bell - commercial director of Liteplan 

 

Light Science

What is the difference between footcandles and lux?

Answered by Bill Plageman - vice president of marketing and product management at Amerlux

 

What are MacAdam Ellipses and why are they important?

Answered by Thomas Holgeth - joint managing director of High Technology Lighting

 

Retail

Can I use any manufacturer's products on a lighting track?

Answered by Eric Riley, sales and marketing director of illuma Lighting

 

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