Technical editor Alan Tulla considers the challenges of lighting one of the most oft-visited parts of a building
The United Arab Emirates is to install low-energy lighting in 4,000 Government buildings and 30,000 commercial buildings in Dubai. PLUS: Dementia patients get human-centric lighting at a London hospital and we look at Baku's colourful new stadium. Lux Today newscast for April 26 2016 with your host Courtney Ferguson.
Human-centric lighting has been the buzz-phrase of the past couple of years. It has its basis in sound scientific research, but what does that research actually say? Prof. Christian Cajochen of University of Basel blows away the marketing fog and explains what’s really going on.
When should you use fire-rated downlights, and when you must, what one do you select. We bench test and rate the latest products.
Last week’s inaugural LuxLive Middle East 2016 was judged a ‘resounding success’ by organisers as they revealed some of the major names attending the event. Opened by the UAE Minister of Energy, His Excellency Engineer Suhail Mohammed Faraj Al Mazroui, the exhibition and conference drew attendance from across the GCC region and across the world.
HE Engineer Suhail Mohammed Faraj Al Mazroui, the Minister of Energy of the United Arab Emirates, has said that the Department of Energy is working on a project to retrofit almost 4,000 federal government buildings and a further 30,000 buildings in Dubai with low-energy technologies, including lighting.
The Person of the Year for 2016 has been revealed in the Lux Awards Middle East. PLUS: Featured interview with Lutron chief Michael Pessina. Lux Today newscast for 19 April 2016 is presented by Courtney Ferguson.
Philips chiefs have a change of heart over sale of historic company. PLUS: In our featured interview, we speak to Land Securities' Iain Trent about why they're betting on connected lighting. Lux Today for Tuesday 12 April is presented by Courtney Ferguson.
Best Practice: Lighting in Schools is a Lux Review webinar, to be broadcast on Wednesday 27th April at 1pm (BST).
The lighting community in the UAE was celebrating last night as projects in the country dominated the first ever Lux Awards Middle East, with no fewer than seven lighting schemes in Dubai and Abu Dhabi scooping an iconic 'golden L' trophy. The night of triumph was sealed as Abu Dhabi's lighting expert Martin Valentine – who has helped drive low-energy lighting standards across the Middle East – was named Lux Person of the Year 2016.