Why we need to rip up the fire safety rule book

Why we need to rip up the fire safety rule book

Today we’ll get Dame Judith Hackitt’s interim report on building safety standards following last June’s Grenfell Tower fire in London. It’s expected to be damning of the current regulations and culture.

10 lighting products we LOVED in 2017

10 lighting products we LOVED in 2017

What were the stand-out innovations in lighting this year? At Lux Towers, we’ve had the heated debate, argued the toss and come up with the top 10 pieces of kit that really stood out for us in the last twelve months. See if you agree…

The top 10 Lux videos of 2017

The top 10 Lux videos of 2017

Our video crew has had a busy year, criss-crossing the world to capture the views of top experts in lighting. See which of their videos made the top 10 in our list of 2017's most popular!

The 10 big lighting trends for 2018

The 10 big lighting trends for 2018

Lighting is changing, and the next 12 months will be a defining period in the sector as we move away from an energy-saving offer to fully embrace all things digital. The global Light + Building show in March 2018 will be a key moment, and all the while disruption and uncertainty look set to be continuing themes. Here’s how Lux sees the big trends to watch for in 2018:

REVIEWED  LED ceiling panels

LED ceiling panels

If your workspace is still lit using 4 x 18W T8 fluorescent or 3 x 16W T5 fluorescent units, you should change them NOW.

LEDs in horticultural lighting

LEDs in horticultural lighting

Carolin Horst, applications engineer and expert for solid state lighting at Osram Opto Semiconductors, explores the impact LEDs are having on the horticulture market

LEDs ‘making light pollution worse’

LEDs ‘making light pollution worse’

The transition from sodium to LED exterior lighting over recent years appears to have made global light pollution worse not better, scientists have reported.