Severe shortages of components, especially capacitors, are now predicted to last throughout 2018 and add to the pressure on the price of lighting equipment, especially drivers and ballasts.
There are a host of factors driving local – and regional – electricity distribution towards direct current, and with lighting installations going all LED, it’s time the lighting industry began supporting it. Here’s 10 reasons why it makes sense.
A major factor in the rapid decline in flying insects over the past couple of decades is light pollution, say scientists.
The cost of lighting looks set to rise now that the US government has confirmed that Chinese lighting components will be hit with tariffs of up to 25 per cent
Over a third of England’s social housing towers have inadequate emergency lighting, it has been revealed.
The high street retailer Claire’s is cutting its energy by a staggering 96 per cent by controlling smart lights over standard cables.
The British Standards Kitemark – traditionally one of the most recognised marks of quality and safety in the UK – is set to return to prominence for lighting products if an industry initiative is successful.