LFP batteries are no saviour in emergency lighting

LFP batteries are no saviour in emergency lighting

Phil Horsley of ARTS Energy argues that lithium iron phosphate batteries don’t represent the utopian ideal for emergency lighting equipment and that alternatives, such as nickel-cadmium and nickel metal hydride, have many key qualities.

Arched walkway

Arched walkway

In the competition for space in our cities, more and more open areas are becoming covered. This leads to buildings being extended over what used to be open pavement.

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.