Here they are: the standout lighting project and products that have made their way on to the shortlist for the Lux Awards 2015.
Smart light bulbs are the smart home device consumers are most satisfied with, according to a report from analyst Argus Insights. Overall the report found slow growth in smart home technology generally, due to consumer mistrust.
Aberfan Post Office and Convenience Store has cut energy consumption by 62% and dramatically improved its appearance following a refit with LED luminaires. The refurbishment provides a more effective and even distribution of light, eliminating dark spots.
A multi-tenant office has become one of the first to be retrofitted with IoT wireless lighting control. The 500 node system - installed in a three storey building in Surrey, England - also features white colour tuning, enabling so-called circadian lighting.
A series of three reports from analyst IHS has found that the needs for lighting vary greatly by sector. Security is key in transportation, increasing sales is important in retail and the upfront and lifetime costs of installation, energy and maintenance is critical in office environments.
Your customers looked like ghosts, your products looked worse, the LEDs changed colour, your boss got mad...you didn't do your homework did you?
Philips Lighting chief Eric Rondolat has called on international business leaders to act on climate change by embracing new lighting technologies. PLUS: Internet of Things is theme of this year's LuxLive show in London. Lux Today 29 September 2015 presented by Courtney Ferguson.
Lighting equipment test centre LIA Laboratories is advising lighting specifiers and installers to ensure the products they are considering for use have been subject to a meaningful, independent verification.
The National Centre for Circus Arts has slashed energy and maintenance costs by replacing outdated fluorescent lamps with energy efficient LEDs. The move will save the charity over £2000 a year in fuel bills and is expected to cut maintenance expenditure by £14,000 over five years.
A major new event in the lighting calendar has been unveiled with the aim of bringing the lighting and architecture professions together.
The lighting industry appeared to be gearing up for another of its periodic format wars as the battle lines were drawn this week over a proposed replacement for the Colour Rendering Index.