Philips lighting sales flat despite big LED growth

Sales of LED products were up 38 per cent for Philips in the first quarter of 2013 – but it wasn’t enough to make up for the sluggish construction market, which left overall lighting sales flat at €1.98 billion.

 

Marks & Spencer goes LED in 170 stores

Marks & Spencer goes LED in 170 stores

Marks & Spencer has replaced T5 ribbon wall light fittings with Philips LEDs in over 170 of its shops, with the help of Balfour Beatty Engineering Services.

LEDs score No 10 a Breeam

Numbers 10, 11 and 12 Downing Street have received a Breeam Award after a series of green upgrades. This is the first refurbishment of the 300-year-old Grade I-listed building for decades.

The airport that can’t turn off the lights

The airport that can’t turn off the lights

Berlin's new airport has been designed as a showpiece for sophisticated German engineering, but there’s one small hitch: no-one can turn off the lights.

The luminaires at the massive Willy Brandt Airport are illuminated 24-hours a day because the contractors building the US$5.6 billion (€4.3 billion) project can’t turn them off.