I had meeting a few years ago with Samsung about their strategy to enter the lighting market, and hotels was one of the entry points they believed they could attack.
When we started this magazine four years ago, LED was just at the start of the adoption journey. I had just witnessed one of the first LED high bay installations, Birmingham had bravely started a widespread LED rollout for residential streetlighting, and we would see the occasional glimpse of the future through a showcase all-LED supermarket eco-store.
I am starting to notice a disturbing trend on Britain’s streets – the increasing number of brown cars. I’m not on about Chelsea tractors splattered with mud, but that someone has deliberately chosen to buy a car that has been painted brown.
Gordon Routledge, lighting expert and publisher of Lux Review, tackles another lighting myth