A number of UK councils are paying for their LED streetlighting programmes through ‘green funding’, which lets them pay back the capital through savings on their energy bills. Lux meets some of the early adopters.
Retail remains a challenging sector but stronger-than-expected sales for 2014 have given the industry a timely boost. Mark Faithfull looks at the ways in which retailers prioritise the store experience while keeping costs down.
Britons may have stayed out of the shops during the austerity years, but they can’t seem to get enough of eating out. Mark Faithfull looks at the opportunities for lighting in the casual dining market.
It's the question every shop owner wants an answer to. While energy savings in retail outlets can provide demonstrable financial returns, proving an uplift in sales is much harder. Mark Faithfull looks at attempts to illuminate sales performance.