REVIEWED  Fire-rated downlights

Fire-rated downlights

When should you use fire-rated downlights, and when you must, what one do you select. We bench test and rate the latest products. 

Join the party at LuxLive Middle East!

Join the party at LuxLive Middle East!

A major networking party for lighting professionals, clients and suppliers has been announced as part of next week’s packed LuxLive Middle East programme.

10 quick wins with lighting for facilities managers

10 quick wins with lighting for facilities managers

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.

7 ways in-ground uplights go bad – and how to fix them

7 ways in-ground uplights go bad – and how to fix them

There is a dark side, literally, to the in-ground uplight, and that is its propensity to fail on a regular basis. It really is one of the most irritating pieces of lighting technology around.

Here’s the seven biggest headaches, and the fixes…

Sabic demo home wins top green accolade

Sabic demo home wins top green accolade

Low energy lighting has helped a high-performance demonstration home built by Saudi Arabia’s Sabic to achieve Platinum certification from the US Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (Leed) rating system.

When Lux interviews go bad...

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. 

Don’t miss the Lux 2016 webinar series

Don’t miss the Lux 2016 webinar series

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.

Lights out at MHA

Lights out at MHA

MHA Lighting has gone into administration. Manchester-based Duff & Phelps has been appointed as administrator.