Three ways to light a gym

Three ways to light a gym

Alan Tulla presents three alternative ways to  get the lighting in your gym toned and fit for action.

University dorms going all out for LEDs, including changeable colours for bedrooms

University dorms going all out for LEDs, including changeable colours for bedrooms

Country singer Willie Nelson once wrote the lyrics turn out the lights, the party's over.

Not that he was providing advice on energy conservation. But if he was, his words would probably have fallen deaf on university students, who, at the risk of stereotyping, are probably not the most conscientious at such things, whether they're partying or not.

Now help is on the way in the UK, where a leading provider of student housing plans to upgrade all of its 120 residences with LED lighting in a £21 million, 2-year retrofit across 23 towns and cities.

LED matches T5 in student alertness study

LED matches T5 in student alertness study

Increasing LED light levels boosted pupils’ cortisol levels by the same amount as fluorescent light, and slightly faster, in a study conducted by Fagerhult’s lighting academy.

LEDs to overtake fluorescent in 2014

For the first time ever, lighting professionals expect to install more LED than fluorescent fixtures over the coming year, an American survey claims. 

Davey defends UK energy policy

Davey defends UK energy policy

Ed Davey has responded to accusations that the coalition ‘doesn’t have an energy policy’, saying the government ‘is tackling the legacy of decades of under-investment in the UK’s energy infrastructure’.