Could your lighting be disturbing bats?

Could your lighting be disturbing bats?

Bats are disturbed by light. It affects their feeding, their roosting and their flying  paths, say the experts. So how exactly does it disturb them? This special Lux webinar will examine what we can do about it.

Speakers named for tunnel lighting conference

Speakers named for tunnel lighting conference

Europe’s top tunnel lighting experts – Professor Axel Stockmar, Hans Huijben and John Rands – have been named as the headline speakers in a special conference on tunnel lighting.

Lux Today: Does switching off streetlights really increase crime?

All the latest on lighting in your three-minute newscast. Does switching off streetlights at night really lead to an increase in crime and road accidents? Plus: How turtles react to lighting, and a sharp fall in profits at industrial luminaire maker Dialight.

Egypt's streetlights go solar

Egypt's streetlights go solar

The Egyptian government is kitting out entire cities and villages with solar LED streetlights, as part of its efforts to ease the load on the electricity network and prevent power outages.

Cheap LEDs: buyer beware

Cheap LEDs: buyer beware

Potentially fatal LED lamps have been seized at UK borders as authorities try to protect consumers from hazardous products. Emma-Lily Pendleton reports on the real cost of cheap LEDs.

How LEDs can help fight light poverty

How LEDs can help fight light poverty

Reliance on kerosene lamps is keeping millions in West Africa trapped in poverty, but solar-powered LEDs could help. Emma-Lily Pendleton reports.

OLEDs: Too little, too late

OLEDs: Too little, too late

It's a mixed bag for organic light-emitting diodes. They're improving and prices are dropping, but LEDs will stay ahead of them until the next big thing comes along, according to a new research note.