Abu Dhabi celebrates National Day in lights

Abu Dhabi celebrates National Day in lights

More than 25,000 UAE flags and decorative lighting designs have been placed by Abu Dhabi Municipality around the capital as part of the festivities for the UAE’s 44th National Day.

Grand design for Kuwait’s Moddy Mosque

Grand design for Kuwait’s Moddy Mosque

Creating new Islamic heritage is a daunting task and the best is always required. The lighting design for Kuwait City’s Moddy Mosque, newly constructed for the Ministry of Aqwaf, shows how it’s done. 

Jafza to become largest energy retrofit project in the Middle East

Jafza to become largest energy retrofit project in the Middle East

Economic Zones World has struck a deal with DEWA’s Etihad ESCO to retrofit its existing buildings and facilities at Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) to make them more energy efficient. LED lighting will play a part in generating a net saving of 30%, worth some AED 132 million over six years.

Lighting cuts energy use at Mövenpick Hotel Doha

Lighting cuts energy use at Mövenpick Hotel Doha

Low-energy lighting and controls have helped the Mövenpick Hotel Doha achieve Green Globe environmental certification for the fourth year running. The hotel achieved an outstanding score of 85% against accredited criteria.

Farraway on board as ambitious Cree targets European growth

Farraway on board as ambitious Cree targets European growth

Lux catches up with Nick Farraway in his first month in the newly-created post of vice president and general manager for Cree Lighting in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Expect new products as Cree sets sights on expansion beyond US.

Dubai hotel saves energy with LED lighting

Dubai hotel saves energy with LED lighting

LED lighting has helped the Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate in Dubai to Green Globe recertification for the fourth year, with a compliance score of 80% against accredited criteria.

UAE energy minister: turn off the lights

UAE energy minister: turn off the lights

UAE energy chiefs hope to slash Dh3.5 billion from the power and water subsidy bill by encouraging people to switch off their lights and turn off their taps.