Explainer: LED panels can ruin fire rating of ceilings

Explainer: LED panels can ruin fire rating of ceilings

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.

The best of Lighting Spy

The best of Lighting Spy

Lighting professionals: What you see may upset you. Ray Molony counts down Lighting Spy’s Top 40 worst crimes, blunders and screw-ups.

 

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.

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.

Tridonic sets sights on IoT solutions

Tridonic sets sights on IoT solutions

Lux speaks to Rajeev Radhakrishnan, managing director at Tridonic Middle East about the Internet of Things and the future of lighting management systems, what’s in store for LuxLive and issues facing specifiers in the region.

Top names sign up for LuxLive Middle East

Top names sign up for LuxLive Middle East

iGuzzini, Fagerhult, Erco and Tridonic are the latest industry big hitters to commit to LuxLive Middle East. The spectacular two-day lighting event will bring together the world’s leading lighting brands and key decision makers and specifiers from across the Middle East at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre on 13-14 April 2016.

Abu Dhabi celebrates National Day in lights

Abu Dhabi celebrates National Day in lights

More than 25,000 UAE flags and decorative lighting designs have been placed by Abu Dhabi Municipality around the capital as part of the festivities for the UAE’s 44th National Day.

Jafza to become largest energy retrofit project in the Middle East

Jafza to become largest energy retrofit project in the Middle East

Economic Zones World has struck a deal with DEWA’s Etihad ESCO to retrofit its existing buildings and facilities at Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) to make them more energy efficient. LED lighting will play a part in generating a net saving of 30%, worth some AED 132 million over six years.

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