Lux's technical editor, Alan Tulla, gets to grips with the latest highbays available on the market.
In advance of our Lighting Fixture Design Conference, this week's Lux Today is a smart cities special. How is lighting improving our urban environments? Why are more and more cities adopting smart technology? And why does the lighting industry need to move quickly to take advantage of this new innovation? Lux Today 14 February 2017.
The smart city revolution shows no signs of slowing down and the opportunities for the lighting industry are ripe for the taking. In the run up to Lux’s Lighting Fixture Design Conference, which will run from the 21 to the 22nd of February in Central London, we reveal our top five smart cites, where lighting is allowing city authorities to reimagine how our population centres are managed.
Design practices creating lighting schemes for buildings in the Middle East need a local presence to ensure that the specified equipment doesn’t get substituted for inferior products.
On Wednesday 15th of February, we will be hosting a webinar that brings together a group of UAE based lighting specifiers, including Regina Santos who is the associate, head of lighting design at Godwin Austen Johnson. We’ll be talking about what strategies are employed to ensure that specifications are not downgraded in quality and design intention.
Connected technologies have become a common sight at industry events and they were among the most important trends at last year’s LuxLive. The list of benefits that they have to offer in commercial lighting is impressive, but the adoption rate and the list of real world implementations is not as impressive as you might expect. To learn more about where commercial smart lighting technology is at the moment Lux met up with the folks from Silvair at their LuxLive 2016 booth.
Bill Plageman, vice president of marketing and product management at Amerlux answers our latest Q&A of the day.
Can I use LED to light an art gallery? Thomas Holgeth, joint managing director of High Technology Lighting, answers.
Barely a day goes by without another town or city announcing that it has become a ‘smart city’. Kansas City in the United States became the latest area to join the expanding group just this week. Later in the month Lux will examine the Smart City phenomenon in greater detail at the upcoming Lighting Fixture Design conference in London.
Human Centric Lighting and circadian rhythms have become much more common terms over the period of the last year. But, despite the rise in awareness, not everyone knows how best to use this new knowledge when designing new lighting fixtures. At Lux's upcoming Lighting Fixture Design Conference we intend to close the gap between know-how and real-world application.
Will tunable street light breakthrough silence LED critics? PLUS: Smart street lights tell cities when to salt frozen roads. AND: LED protest signs take centre stage at demonstrations. Lux Today 7 February 2017.