‘Emergency lighting failed’ in ferry fire

‘Emergency lighting failed’ in ferry fire

The emergency lighting failed after just 27 minutes into a fire on an Isle of Wight ferry in which an engineer received serious burns to face and hands, investigators have revealed.

Halliburton opts to rent its lighting

Halliburton opts to rent its lighting

The concept of ‘lighting as a service’ received another major vote of confidence today with the announcement that oil and gas services giant Halliburton is to use the model to upgrade six sites in the UK.

Virgin Media cuts energy by 99% with IoT lighting

Virgin Media cuts energy by 99% with IoT lighting

UK broadband and cable TV provider Virgin Media has cut the energy used for lighting at a technical centre by 99 per cent using a combination of LEDs, power line communications and cloud-based management, claims the supplier.

Is this lighting’s most hostile application?

Is this lighting’s most hostile application?

Mushroom farms are one of the most hostile applications for lighting equipment. With temperatures of up to 60C, humidity of between 95 and 100 per cent and regular hosing with water, it’s one punishing place to put a light fitting.

High-mast LEDs solve problems at Scottish port

High-mast LEDs solve problems at Scottish port

The port of Nigg – on the north shore of the entrance to the Cromarty Firth in the Scottish Highlands – has over 900 metres of deep water on its quayside and caters for the largest mobile drilling ships in the oil industry.

Value Proposition: High intensity industrial lighting

Value Proposition: High intensity industrial lighting

Light costs money and the more light you want, the more money it is going to cost. This simple statement has driven lighting specification since Edison was a lad and it doesn’t matter that we’re entering a whole new phase of energy efficiency; light still costs money. So when a company needs at least 1000 lux of good quality light for it to do its work effectively, the issue of system cost looms large in the decision-making process.

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