One of Australia’s biggest mines is using an IoT lighting platform to track and manage its portable lighting towers
Entrepreneur Elon Musk has given the green light to a Bluetooth controlled LED high-bay lighting installation at the Tesla electric car factory.
The Irish lighting-as-a-service pioneer UrbanVolt is to start supplying solar panels on a monthly-fee basis.
The absence of adequate lighting in part of a chemical plant was a factor in a worker receiving ‘life changing’ sulphuric acid burns.
The port of Nigg – on the north shore of the entrance to the Cromarty Firth in the Scottish Highlands – has over 900 metres of deep water on its quayside and caters for the largest mobile drilling ships in the oil industry.
The prominent Scottish bottled water supplier has recently implemented high-efficiency, long-life Tamlite LED EXPO products at its warehouse in Blackford, Perthshire.
The jury for this year’s Lux Awards Middle East has been announced and it includes a string of big names from across the lighting industry.
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 arrival of winter is generally greeted with scare stories about how, due to an overstretched National Grid, the cold weather could bring with it power cuts. This year the squeeze on electricity supplies in the UK is less severe than expected due to more coal power on the system, however Greenpeace are not convinced and have issued a call for more households to move to LED lighting.
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.
The shortlist for the 2016 Lux Awards has been announced and this year the list features a whole host of impressive projects and inventive new technology.