Paris firm wins contract to supply Li-fi for Metro

Paris firm wins contract to supply Li-fi for Metro

A French firm has won the contract to supply internet-over-lighting technology on the Paris Metro. The ambitious project – which will allow over two million daily commuters to use lights as a form of Wi-fi, dubbed ‘Li-fi’ – now looks firmly on track. Already La Defense station has been successfully equipped with the tech.

Why London Bridge refurb is one of the UK's most complex

Why London Bridge refurb is one of the UK's most complex

Lux Review will be hosting a one-day Lighting for Rail Conference 2016 on 22 June. We’re happy to welcome Sacha Abizadeh, Senior Engineer at WSP, who will be talking about the lighting design proposals for the £6.5B refurbishment of London Bridge station

Value Proposition: Car park lighting

Value Proposition: Car park lighting

Our Value Proposition looks at the benefits of upgrading from traditional fluorescent tubes to LED arrays in a typical car park scheme, using IP-rated luminaires.

10 quick wins with lighting for facilities managers

10 quick wins with lighting for facilities managers

There must be things that the hard-pressed facilities manager can do to make their job just a little bit easier, and maybe save a bit of money for better things. Here’s a list of actions that shouldn’t take too much effort to work out and which should see immediate benefits.

Holophane celebrates its 120th birthday

Holophane celebrates its 120th birthday

One of the world’s most venerable lighting brands turns 120 years old this month. Holophane, a pioneer of prismatic optics, is in an elite club of manufacturers with a pedigree stretching back over a century. To help celebrate, we’ve compiled a list of 12 things you may not know about the brand – one for every decade the company has been in existence.

What I believe: Euan Hilton, Northern Rail

What I believe: Euan Hilton, Northern Rail

Euan Hilton is utilities manager at Northern Rail, the UK's largest train operating company. Here he discusses the role of lighting in his estate and the challenges of managing a large and complex installation across multiple sites.