Philips chief emerges from ‘perfect storm’

Philips chief emerges from ‘perfect storm’

The president of Philips Lighting in the Middle East and Turkey, Paolo Cervini, says the company is only now emerging from the political and market upheavals of recent months to embrace fresh opportunities in the fields of low-energy technologies and smart lighting.

Jumbo order for LEDs in Dubai

Jumbo order for LEDs in Dubai

Jumbo Electronics, one of the UAE’s leading distributors and retailers of IT and consumer electronics, has opted for LED panels in its new office space. 

Don’t miss the Lux 2016 webinar series

Don’t miss the Lux 2016 webinar series

Lux has stepped up its programme of webinars for 2016, offering something for everyone, from hot topics such as the Internet of Things and human-centric lighting, through to lighting for specific applications such as rail, schools and prisons. There’s even a session on how to light for bats.

Tridonic sets sights on IoT solutions

Tridonic sets sights on IoT solutions

Lux speaks to Rajeev Radhakrishnan, managing director at Tridonic Middle East about the Internet of Things and the future of lighting management systems, what’s in store for LuxLive and issues facing specifiers in the region.

Top names sign up for LuxLive Middle East

Top names sign up for LuxLive Middle East

iGuzzini, Fagerhult, Erco and Tridonic are the latest industry big hitters to commit to LuxLive Middle East. The spectacular two-day lighting event will bring together the world’s leading lighting brands and key decision makers and specifiers from across the Middle East at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre on 13-14 April 2016.

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.

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.