Transport for London has issued tenders to fit Bakerloo Line underground trains with LED lighting.
In our latest Emergency Lighting Q&A of the week we want to find out why do self-contained emergency fixtures in Europe last for one hour while in the UK they last for three hours?
Jonathan Bell, commercial director of Liteplan, gives us the answer.
An attractive feature of filament lamps is that they become warmer as you dim them. As the filament dims and becomes less intense, the colour changes to a warmer more orange and yellow appearance. The colour temperature, and CCT reduces as they dim. Until recently, this effect was missing from their LED equivalents. Lux's technical editor, Alan Tulla, reviews the state of the market.
Wheatley Park School in Oxforshire, which sits on the site of Holton Park Girls' Grammar School, where UK Prime Minister Theresa May, then Theresa Brasier, sat her GCEs, has just received an LED re-fit.
It is well know that May is very proud of her grammar school roots. In fact, she famously said, in one of her first appearances at Prime Minister’s Questions that it was her school that ‘got her where she is today.’
Lux meets Alexandra Hammond, the woman in charge of environmental impact at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital in London, ahead of her appearance on next week's Lighting for Healthcare webinar. Hammond was responsible for leading a massive £1 million pound retrofit for the Hospital, which is one of the biggest health providers in the UK.
The best sports halls need high performance lighting if users are to achieve their greatest sporting potential. Colin Lawson of Tamlite Lighting has put together eight things you need to know before you make any upgrades.
The acting talents of Team Lux are put to the test in this special video which gets behind the scenes of a lighting project to reveal the true motivations of the main players. CAST – Client: Gordon Routledge, Architect: John Bullock, Lighting Designer: Robert Leeming, Consulting engineer: Alan Tulla, Manufacturer: Ray Molony, Electrical Contractor: Gordon Routledge, Wholesaler: Mark Faithfull.
A new street lighting system that harnesses energy from pedestrians’ footsteps has been installed in Las Vegas in the United States.
The foot-powered fixtures were developed by EngoPlanet, a New York based start-up. The street lights are part-powered by kinetic energy generated by footsteps, which is absorbed by tiles installed in the pavement. Solar panels are also used to boost energy levels when necessary.
Neuroscientist and Lux's Person of the Year Russell Foster led the pioneering team at Oxford University which discovered the eye’s third photosensitive cells, creating a whole new paradigm in interior lighting. The contents of his speech during last week's LuxLive may have taken some in the lighting industry surpise though. Lux's applications editor, John Bullock, reports.
Lighting has been one of the key elements is helping a London office become the first building in Europe to attain the Well Building Standard.
The best lighting products, projects and companies leading innovation and change were recognised at the 2016 Lux Awards in London last night.
The Awards were presented in front of 850 lighting professionals at a gala event at the O2 InterContinental on the final night of the LuxLive 2016 exhibition.
A video has been played on a tablet via a li-fi internet connection at LuxLive, the first such demonstration in the world in a live setting.
The test was carried out in front of a live audience by Doctor Harald Burchardt’s, one of the key figures at pureLiFi, the Scottish company that is attempting to bring safe and secure li-fi to the world.
A new generation of the ground-breaking artificial skylights is among a raft of future tech unveiled at the lighting industry’s annual LuxLive exhibition in London today.
IoT company, Gooee, have released their first development kits to lighting manufacturers on the opening day of LuxLive in London.
The new kits are the latest step forward in the growing IoT revolution, and will allow Gooee partners, Feilo Sylvania, Aurora Lighting and John Cullen Lighting to integrate their lighting products with IoT-enabling technology.