REVIEWED  LED tubes

LED tubes

We bench test and rate the latest products from the major brands. Report by Lux technical editor Alan Tulla.

REVIEWED  Fire-rated downlights

Fire-rated downlights

When should you use fire-rated downlights, and when you must, what one do you select. We bench test and rate the latest products. 

Lextar unveils IoT and human-centric lighting innovations

Lextar unveiled a suite of groundbreaking lighting products at Light + Building 2016, including an Internet of Things-connected luminaire, a human-centric lighting system and a fixture with an efficiency of 150 luminaire lm/W. Francis Wong, associate vice president of the lighting business unit, talk us through the developments. A special Lux Report from Light + Building 2016.

REVIEWED  Suspended direct/indirect luminaires

Suspended direct/indirect luminaires

If you want a better looking installation, more comfortable working conditions and a change from boring flat panels, then a suspended direct/indirect luminaire is the answer. We review the best on the market...

REVIEWED  LED battens with emergency option

LED battens with emergency option

Did you know that the first batten luminaire, with the fluorescent lamp packed inside the box, was shipped over 60 years ago? In those days, of course, it had a T12 halophosphate lamp and wire-wound control gear. Pretty inefficient by today’s standards.