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.

Apple changes the way you light your home

Researchers beam light particle across fibre network. PLUS: Apple’s new Home app to change the way you light your house. AND: Fluorescent light 'boosts male testosterone levels'. Lux Today September 27th 2016.

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.

 

Philips lamp targets ‘generation rent’

Philips lamp targets ‘generation rent’

Philips Lighting has unveiled a major range of lamps with variable colour temperatures aimed at property renters. The SceneSwitch LED range features three light settings of different output and colour temperatures. Uniquely, the settings can be selected by a simple light switch, meaning users don’t have to purchase a dimmer switch or use a smart phone app.

Smart LEDs could join the dots of Internet of Things

Smart LEDs could join the dots of Internet of Things

LEDs can do double duty and illuminate a room whilst  joining together the Internet of Things. Experts at Disney Research and ETH Zurich believe that it is possible to create a network of luminaires that can send messages to each other, while having no effect on the level of lighting they emit.

 

Can LEDs reduce prison violence?

Can LEDs reduce prison violence?

Can lighting effect the behaviour of prison inmates? That's one of the intriguing questions that will be discussed at a special webinar on the subject of prison lighting hosted by Lux Review...

Join the Lux Webinar community

Join the Lux Webinar community

Every other Wednesday a growing number of lighting professionals are sitting down to enjoy an hour of information and technical entertainment with the Lux Webinar Series.

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.

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