A trial of LED lighting for horticultural applications has shown dramatic results, allowing a grower to harvest raspberries in January.
Historically, if you wanted instant switch-on for emergency lighting and you were illuminating a large area or a long aisle, two halogen headlamps on a car battery made a lot of sense.
Another big lighting industry name has announced a price rise. Venture, a major supplier of HID lamps and ballasts, says it is putting up the price of its traditional technologies by 8 per cent, with the newer LED sources unaffected.
The UK Government must clamp down on online retailers of LED lamps who are avoiding their responsibilities, the lighting industry’s largest waste compliance scheme has urged.
Lux's technical editor, Alan Tulla, offers his advice on the best ways to light an industrial Inspection area.
The prospect of industry-wide price rises grew significantly this week with the announcement by Eaton that it is following Acuity Brands’ lead by putting up the cost of its luminaires by 6 per cent.
The minimum efficiency of a light fitting should be 100 lumens per Watt not 85 as proposed in the latest draft of European regulations, a leading UK manufacturer has claimed.
Ultra-violet LEDs are set to play a major role in disinfecting buildings as big-brand manufacturers announced moves into the technology.