London gets tough: landlord jailed over emergency lights

London gets tough: landlord jailed over emergency lights

IN WHAT'S being widely seen as a ‘get tough’ approach to fire safety in London following last July’s fatal Grenfell Tower blaze, a landlord has been sentenced to four months in prison over a lack of emergency lighting and other measures.

Emergency lighting laws set to be overhauled

Emergency lighting laws set to be overhauled

The regulations and guidance covering emergency lighting in buildings look set to be overhauled as Dame Judith Hackitt published her interim report today on the Building Regulations following the Grenfell Tower fire.

How to light a bathroom

How to light a bathroom

John Bullock, Lux's application editor, considers the best ways to approach lighting a bathroom. 

Apple changes the way you light your home

Researchers beam light particle across fibre network. PLUS: Apple’s new Home app to change the way you light your house. AND: Fluorescent light 'boosts male testosterone levels'. Lux Today September 27th 2016.

Five ways Apple’s Home app will change the way you light your house

Five ways Apple’s Home app will change the way you light your house

Apple was one of the first companies to embrace the smart-home industry, but it has been, on the whole, a quiet commitment. HomeKit, Apple’s original answer to the smart-home revolution was a humble platform that ran behind the scenes on your handset, acting as a base for third-party smart-home apps. This lack of a unified approach was not popular, but Apple is looking to make amends. The company has just released Home, which will run in conjunction with iOS 10 and features all the plethora of smart-apps that were managed by HomeKit, homogenized and streamlined into one app. Here are five ways that Apple’s ‘Home’ will change the way you light your home.

Meet the bedside lamp......you can smell

Meet the bedside lamp......you can smell

The Vibrance has been designed to help you to ‘wake up, energise, relax, sleep and more,’ and emits therapeutic scents of lavender and parsley to stimulate the mind and body after a night’s sleep.

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