REVIEWED  Small downlights

Small downlights

Ditching those ageing halogen downlights? Looks like an LED upgrade is in order. Lux's technical editor Alan Tulla assesses the options available.

Walmart unveils its first 100% LED store

Walmart unveils its first 100% LED store

Walmart’s first ever fully-LED store has been completed in Ontario, Canada. This upgrade is expected to reduce the lighting energy consumption of the store by 28 per cent. 

Zumtobel chief says restructure will boost sales

Zumtobel chief says restructure will boost sales

The Zumtobel Group’s new chief Ulrich Shumacher is to continue the restructuring of the business by bringing the brands closer together, developing lower-cost LED product ranges and boosting investment in controls.

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.

Smart lighting in Chattanooga powers city’s smart devices

Chattanooga city council has ditched its high-pressure sodium lights across the city in favour of a smart lighting control system with unlimited possibilities. The new induction and LED fixtures can be remotely monitored and controlled via built-in wireless radios and can power other smart city devices.

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.