What will be the killer apps of IoT lighting?

What will be the killer apps of IoT lighting?

That’s what the judges of an exciting new category in the Lux Awards are looking for. The Connected Lighting Concept of the Year, sponsored by full-stack IoT-lighting supplier Gooee, is a special category for 2017. It will celebrate imaginative ways of using lighting to create real value for clients.

Grenfell contractor probed over emergency lighting work

Grenfell contractor probed over emergency lighting work

 

The contractor responsible for maintaining fire alarms at Grenfell Tower is at the centre of a long-running fraud investigation over allegations that its subcontractor installed emergency lighting and alarms incorrectly at other properties.

Emergency Lighting Conference: The view from the chair

Emergency Lighting Conference: The view from the chair

A few years ago I attended a voice workshop near Tara in Ireland; one of those hippy-dippy events  that included more than a bit of primal screaming. One of the women there was clearly struggling with the way things were going and I asked her what was going on for her. ‘I am SO bored.’

Don’t assume that lighting safety is someone else’s job

Don’t assume that lighting safety is someone else’s job

The Grenfell Tower tragedy has brought the issue of fire safety in buildings to the fore. No one wants to wake up and learn that a product they were involved in manufacturing, specifying or installing may have contributed to such a disaster.

Osram: Minimum size, maximum performance

Osram: Minimum size, maximum performance

Osram has introduced compact solutions for LED product designers. 
Optotronic FIT LT2 S driver family – one driver for multiple lumen packages.  
PrevaLED Core Z6 Mini LED module – smaller light emitting surface.

Tamlite wins Carbon Trust accreditation

Tamlite wins Carbon Trust accreditation

UK lighting manufacturer Tamlite Lighting has become a Carbon Trust accredited supplier, meaning projects using its luminaires could be eligible for a 30 per cent capital grant.

Where’s the innovation in lighting?

Where’s the innovation in lighting?

My diary is filling up with judging appointments for this year’s Lux Awards. The mood, as ever, is buoyant – mainly because we have such a fantastic history of good quality work being entered for the Awards down the years.