The driver behind the LEDs is often quoted as the weak link in the system, but nowadays manufacturers are producing units with a life expectancy that can exceed 100,000 hours if carefully managed. After six years however, I’ve started to spot a disturbing trend which specifiers and end users should be aware of: manufacturer failure.
If your new LED lighting installation fails (and they do), you’ll simply dig out your warranty and make a claim, correct? Hmmm, well things ain’t so simple...
Trade shows such as next week's Light + Building in Frankfurt can be confusing with so much marketing hype and buzzwords flying around. We’ve put this hand guide together to help you understand what people really mean. If we’ve missed one, please add a comment.
I’ve just returned from Strategies in Light in California which is always a great event to measure the pulse of lighting industry at a core technology level, and gain a valuable insight in to what going to transform the industry over the coming years.