Art Deco icon illuminates the New York skyline

Art Deco icon illuminates the New York skyline

The Walker Tower, close to Ground Zero in New York and damaged during the 9/11 attacks in 2001, has had a makeover. The Art Deco façade and spires have now been illuminated with Erco projectors, with lighting designer Kugler Ning ensuring there is no spill light to detract from the view of the skyline.

Reports show how lighting needs vary widely by sector

Reports show how lighting needs vary widely by sector

A series of three reports from analyst IHS has found that the needs for lighting vary greatly by sector. Security is key in transportation, increasing sales is important in retail and the upfront and lifetime costs of installation, energy and maintenance is critical in office environments.

LEDs slash energy bills and improve light quality at LAX

LEDs slash energy bills and improve light quality at LAX

Los Angeles International Airport has improved lighting efficiency and performance on the roads in central terminal areas in an upgrade to LED. The change will slash energy bills by 48% and make navigation easier and safer. 

School pioneers circadian lighting

Lux Today newscast 9 September 2015: A school in Norway has become the first in the world to pioneer tuneable light that changes to boost wellbeing and improve academic performance