Seven ways to avoid a security lighting nightmare

Seven ways to avoid a security lighting nightmare

So you want to install security lighting to keep the villains away, how difficult can that be? Well, there are a few pitfalls that are best avoided. Here are some mistakes to dodge when securing your property.

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.

Three way to light walkways and paths

Three way to light walkways and paths

At the risk of stating the obvious, paths are mainly used by pedestrians. This means the lighting has to meet different criteria from traffic routes or town centres. Safety always comes first so the path must be clearly delineated; any changes of level or direction must be visible and other pedestrians should be recognised easily. 

The Lux two-minute explainer: IP ratings

The Lux two-minute explainer: IP ratings

Everyone knows about IP Ratings.  Then, one day, someone asks us what they actually mean . . . and we discover that there is some important, and surprising, information tucked away in the small print.

Join the Lux Webinar community

Join the Lux Webinar community

Every other Wednesday a growing number of lighting professionals are sitting down to enjoy an hour of information and technical entertainment with the Lux Webinar Series.

Join the party at LuxLive Middle East!

Join the party at LuxLive Middle East!

A major networking party for lighting professionals, clients and suppliers has been announced as part of next week’s packed LuxLive Middle East programme.

Dubai street lights with motion sensors are internet first

Dubai street lights with motion sensors are internet first

A series of street lights in Dubai are pioneering the way for the internet-connected future of the smart city. In one of the first applications of its type in the world, the luminaires are fitted with motion sensors which detect traffic movements and react accordingly. If there’s no vehicles, the lights remain at 25 per cent output, but if cars approach the output is ramped up to full output. 

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.