Emergency lighting fails in San Francisco rail black-out. PLUS: Belgian lettuce growers use LED to boost production. AND: LED strips aim to improve pedestrian safety in Singapore. Lux Today May 23 2017.
For most of us, the more the world shifts, the more we wish that things could stay the same. But when it comes to technology that yearning for what we’ve always known can sometimes get in the way of innovation when a real game-changing opportunity comes along. Let’s take a look at the fire-rated downlight and consider how we’ve always dealt with that thorny problem.
Lighting professionals: What you see may upset you. Ray Molony counts down Lighting Spy’s Top 40 worst crimes, blunders and screw-ups.
There must be things that the hard-pressed facilities manager can do to make their job just a little bit easier, and maybe save a bit of money for better things. Here’s a list of actions that shouldn’t take too much effort to work out and which should see immediate benefits.
The Circular Economy is a design strategy that can revolutionise the way that we make light fittings. But will we take it on?
Watch what happens when our crack team of reporters don't exactly follow the script. Lux Today for 22 December 2015 presented by Courtney Ferguson.
Lux has stepped up its programme of webinars for 2016, offering something for everyone, from hot topics such as the Internet of Things and human-centric lighting, through to lighting for specific applications such as rail, schools and prisons. There’s even a session on how to light for bats.
MHA Lighting has gone into administration. Manchester-based Duff & Phelps has been appointed as administrator.
Have we reached the point where specifiers, installers and users of emergency lighting will accept LED unquestionably as the light source of choice?
Contractors on lighting projects including Sheikh Zayed Bridge and Khalifa City are among those whose work has been recognised for their excellent performance and compliance with standards.