Obituary: Lou Bedocs

Obituary: Lou Bedocs

Lou Bedocs, the legendary and influential lighting expert with a career spanning half a century, has died. Here Peter Thorns of Thorn Lighting remembers a ‘gentleman expert’.

Emergency light firm celebrates 30 years

Emergency light firm celebrates 30 years

Surviving the ups and downs of our economy is an achievement for any company. So, reaching 30 years in business is a milestone to be celebrated. Emergency lighting designer and manufacturer, P4, is doing just that.

Rail college lighting matches high tech ethos

Rail college lighting matches high tech ethos

The lighting at the new campus of the National College for High Speed Rail at Doncaster had to match the school’s ethos of quality engineering and incorporate the latest optical, electrical and control technology.

LuxLive Viewpoint: Perry Hazel, Borough of Southwark

LuxLive Viewpoint: Perry Hazel, Borough of Southwark

Perry Hazel is responsible for public lighting in the London Borough of Southwark. Lux’s Robert Bain caught up with him at the LuxLive exhibition and conference in London to talk innovation, adaptive lighting and human-centric lighting.

LuxLive Viewpoint: Paul Wilson, Kier Highways

LuxLive Viewpoint: Paul Wilson, Kier Highways

Highway lighting can be transformative, says Paul Wilson of the Kier Group. ‘A smart piece of infrastructure is a physical asset which becomes a digital asset, and highways lighting has been one of the forerunners of that’.

Quality initiative aims to end spec-breaking

Quality initiative aims to end spec-breaking

A new solution to spec-breaking on building projects is being trialled in the UK, which it is hoped can help prevent quality lighting products from being rejected in favour of cheap alternatives.

Danish lighting boss jailed for seven years for £42m fraud

Danish lighting boss jailed for seven years for £42m fraud

The former chief executive of a Danish lighting business that was once feted by the country’s prime minister has been sentenced to seven years in prison for defrauding investors of more than 350 million Danish krone (£42 million, €47 million).