In our latest Q&A of the Day we ask are LED replacements available for fluorescent tubes?
A major US city has dropped an Internet of Things based lighting system, saying that they have more important things to work on.
The picturesque island of Ameland, in the Netherlands, has been fitted with energy efficient LED street lighting system, featuring a light spectrum specially designed to be friendly to migrating birds. The new lighting infrastructure represents a major milestone in helping Ameland achieve its ambitious sustainability goals by saving energy and reducing light pollution.
The colour of LED light can be used not only to assist the growth of plants, but it can also be used to improve their year round taste and quality and potentially increase their nutritional value. Lux spoke to Doctor Phillip Davis, business manager at Stockbridge Technology Centre in Yorkshire, ahead of our Horticultural Lighting Conference, to find out what more can be done to speed up the LED revolution in farming.
In our latest design clinic Lux's technical editor, Alan Tulla, considers the best ways to light a treatment room.
The use of pastel coloured uplights in retail displays has been found to increase sales in a new study. The installation of the lights in a particular area of a store in Germany were found to increase basket values by six per cent.
Famously, President Donald Trump promised on the campaign trail in 2016 that he would build a wall on the US border and make Mexico pay for it. Unsurprisingly, the Mexican government is not exactly sold on that arrangement, but this hasn’t stopped a small and enterprising Mexican LED firm from eyeing a potential deal.
An indoor positioning system installed as part of a trial in Marc O’Polo stores in Switzerland has seen the average value of purchases made by customers rise by 10 per cent.
Euroshop took place in Dusseldorf, Germany, last week. The event is the biggest retail themed trade show in the world and this year there were plenty of lighting developments to get excited about. From indoor positioning to interactive flooring, we have the low-down fresh from the Messe. Lux Review 14 March 2017.
The Lux Emergency Lighting Conference will return in June 2017 to offer a day of exclusive presentations and interactive sessions.