John Bullock, Lux's application editor, considers the best ways to approach lighting a bathroom.
Handrail lighting has come of age as a consequence of the LED revolution. All large estate organisations need to ensure safety of movement on stairs and ramps inside and outside of their buildings. But the traditional solutions of lighting mounted at high level are becoming increasingly costly to maintain. A light source that combines low energy, low heat output, small physical size and with a long operating life answers many of the demands of the facilities and estate manages who look after these installations.
John Bullock, the esteemed chair of Lux's recent Lighting for Horticulture Conference in Eindhoven, takes a look back at the event and considers what was learnt from a day full of discussions.
Office workers who receive bright light in the morning have better sleep and lower levels of stress than those who receive low light levels, scientists have discovered.
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.
Just what is the story with emergency lighting in the home? Lux's applications editor, John Bullock, investigates in our latest Q&A of the day.
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.
Alan Tulla, Lux's technical editor, casts his expert eye over the latest emergency light fittings on the market.
A whole host of experts are set to gather at Lux's Emergency Lighting Conference, which will be held in central London at the end of June.