Smart LEDs are to be utilised to clear snow drifts in the United States.
In the most basic sense, light is crucial for most living things residing above deep sea level. Plants use light to develop by a process of photosynthesis, where CO2 is converted into carbohydrate in the chloroplasts of the plant cells. It is also possible to enable photosynthesis using artificial light, and control the development, shape, and flowering period of a plant.
So you want to install security lighting to keep the villains away, how difficult can that be? Well, there are a few pitfalls that are best avoided. Here are some mistakes to dodge when securing your property.
Our Value Proposition looks at the benefits of upgrading from traditional fluorescent tubes to LED arrays in a typical car park scheme, using IP-rated luminaires.
At the risk of stating the obvious, paths are mainly used by pedestrians. This means the lighting has to meet different criteria from traffic routes or town centres. Safety always comes first so the path must be clearly delineated; any changes of level or direction must be visible and other pedestrians should be recognised easily.
Every other Wednesday a growing number of lighting professionals are sitting down to enjoy an hour of information and technical entertainment with the Lux Webinar Series.
There must be things that the hard-pressed facilities manager can do to make their job just a little bit easier, and maybe save a bit of money for better things. Here’s a list of actions that shouldn’t take too much effort to work out and which should see immediate benefits.
A recent lighting installation is attracting insects and their droppings to the facade of the Taj Mahal.