Washington Metro to install cost-free LEDs

Washington Metro to install cost-free LEDs

The Washington Metro has signed a lighting-as-service contract to relight its parking garages. The deal will see the replacement of 13,000 fixtures in the next year. 

Hoffmeister buys troubled Sill

Hoffmeister buys troubled Sill

German lighting firm Hoffmeister has bought Berlin-based manufacturer Sill, which became insolvent and filed for protection from its creditors in September.

GaN-on-GaN technology is ‘LED 2.0’ says blue LED inventor

GaN-on-GaN technology is ‘LED 2.0’ says blue LED inventor

Shuji Nakamura, the inventor of the blue LED, told LuxLive last week that the future of LEDs lies in GaN-on-GaN technology, which offers the potential for better colour rendering, higher efficiency, longer lifetime and more ‘lumens per dollar’.

Lux Awards 2013: the winners!

Lux Awards 2013: the winners!

The lighting world's top manufacturers, boldest clients, coolest technologies and most awe-inspiring installations were honoured tonight at the Lux Awards 2013.

GaN-on-GaN technology is ‘LED 2.0’ says blue LED inventor

GaN-on-GaN technology is ‘LED 2.0’ says blue LED inventor

Shuji Nakamura, the inventor of the blue LED, told LuxLive today that the future of LEDs lies in GaN-on-GaN technology, which offers the potential for better colour rendering, higher efficiency, longer lifetime and more ‘lumens per dollar’.

All new Waitrose stores to be 100% LED

All new Waitrose stores to be 100% LED

Speaking at LuxLive today, Toby Marlow, general manager of sustainable development at Waitrose, revealed that all new Waitrose stores will be lit 100 per cent by LEDs from now on.