The UK’s leading ethical hacker has warned that the lighting industry needs to ‘wake up’ when it comes to Internet of Things (IoT) security, or risk the technology being turned into a Trojan Horse for hackers.
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.
We have seen yet more lurid headlines in the press, reporting that hospital projects built under Private Finance Initiative (PFI) contracts have been condemned as unsafe following inspections of fire protection measures. The stories are being spun as a stick to beat the PFI programme with, but there is a very real issue here for the lighting specifier, contractor and manufacturer.
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.