London gets tough: landlord jailed over emergency lights

London gets tough: landlord jailed over emergency lights

IN WHAT'S being widely seen as a ‘get tough’ approach to fire safety in London following last July’s fatal Grenfell Tower blaze, a landlord has been sentenced to four months in prison over a lack of emergency lighting and other measures.

Emergency lighting laws set to be overhauled

Emergency lighting laws set to be overhauled

The regulations and guidance covering emergency lighting in buildings look set to be overhauled as Dame Judith Hackitt published her interim report today on the Building Regulations following the Grenfell Tower fire.

Reviewed: Cove lighting

Reviewed: Cove lighting

LEDs have made cove lighting simpler and cheaper. But there are huge differences between the various systems. The Lux technical team checked out eight leading brands. Here’s our verdict…

Lux Recommends: LED G9 lamps

Lux Recommends:  LED G9 lamps

These LED versions are designed as energy saving replacements for the original tungsten halogen filament lamps. These filament lamps were typically 25 – 50W whereas the LED versions are more often 2 – 4W.  

How to light a bathroom

How to light a bathroom

John Bullock, Lux's application editor, considers the best ways to approach lighting a bathroom.