Historically, if you wanted instant switch-on for emergency lighting and you were illuminating a large area or a long aisle, two halogen headlamps on a car battery made a lot of sense.
Racking is different from most other lighting applications in that most of the illumination should be on the vertical surfaces rather than the horizontal.
We bench test and rate the latest products from the major brands. Report by Lux technical editor Alan Tulla.
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.
After a day basking in the sun, a luminaire may not have time to cool down before it’s heated up again by its own light source. Alan Tulla looks at seven hardy floodlights and streetlights
Vossloh Schwabe is making a major investment in its 'chip on board' LED products to cope with demand. VS Lighting Solutions, a Panasonic company, has recently added new production lines to manufacture COB products for lighting in Germany.