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What is it? The use of lighting in the blue end of the visible light spectrum to kill bacteria in hospitals and other spaces.
Guests at a hotel in Brighton, England, were each issued with individual torches because the emergency lighting in the building was so badly maintained and constituted a major danger, it has emerged.
Historically, if you wanted instant switch-on for emergency lighting and you were illuminating a large area or a long aisle, two halogen headlamps on a car battery made a lot of sense.
Another big lighting industry name has announced a price rise. Venture, a major supplier of HID lamps and ballasts, says it is putting up the price of its traditional technologies by 8 per cent, with the newer LED sources unaffected.
The UK Government must clamp down on online retailers of LED lamps who are avoiding their responsibilities, the lighting industry’s largest waste compliance scheme has urged.
Lux's technical editor, Alan Tulla, offers his advice on the best ways to light an industrial Inspection area.
Users and specifiers of lighting equipment will have to get used to a new word today: Signify, the new name for Philips Lighting.