AMA Research – 44% increase in the UK lighting market between 2013-17
The overall lighting market in the UK was estimated to be worth £2.4 billion in 2017, having increased by 44% since 2013. The key driver for the lighting market is…
UV LEDs the next generation give you the freedom to design almost anything
YOU would be surprised where LEDs help us in our everyday lives - they pop up in water purifying apparatus and printers, in fridges and currency detectors and in air…
Christian Schraft, CEO, Sylvania – The smart switch to connected lighting
Incandescent lighting consumes 75% more energy than their LED alternatives and with 39% of a commercial property’s electricity consumed by lighting , the switch from incandescent to LED remains a…
Tamlite Lighting comments on reports that halogen and CFLs are to be banned in Europe
According to recent media reports, draft updates to Europe’s Ecodesign laws “will see the effective banning of both tungsten halogen and compact fluorescent as light sources by 2020.” A minimum…
LED company bringing light to life
LED Products affecting every aspect of our daily lives are being produced by LED lighting pioneer Waichi through European distributor Selectronic of Witney, Oxfordshire.
Alice Tedesco the Interior Designer who loves to play with light
Alice Tedesco, is an interior designer with a passion for light and lighting installations in projects. From her award winning table design to ExMoon lighting used in a hospitality project…
Liv Johannesson – Arrays of Light at the Barbican
This weekend the Beech Street near the Barbican Centre was closed off for a light show, part of Barbican’s Open Fest event. Tunnel Vision: Array is a collaborative venture where…
Lighting Trends for 2018
Interior lighting is often the finishing touch that entirely transforms a space, and this has never been truer than it is today. With continuous redesigns and developments in lighting technology,…
Luctra – Good light for good work
Work is changing. Stereotypical offices are a thing of the past and home offices are now a part of everyday life in many industries. There is also a rising recognition…
Lighting contractors should demand free WEEE recycling
The rapid transition to LED has seen large scale roll-outs of LED integrated light fittings across the UK.
Recolight – The challenge of recycling LED lamps
The rapid change from fluorescent to LED in the UK market is yet to impact the recycling sector. Work is underway to address the challenges that LED recycling will bring.…
“The lighting industry has never changed as rapidly as now”
Glamox has been operating in the lighting industry for the last 70 years
Lighting Standards Are Meaningless without Interoperability – By Russ Sharer
Solid-state lighting (SSL) is driving innovation in the lighting industry and LEDs are making their way into all facets of lighting for home,
Fulham – CORPORATE PROFILE
Fulham is a global leader in the manufacture and distribution of specialized lighting products. With more than 2,000 active customers worldwide,
Lumiere Returns to London for a Second Year By Liv Johannesson
The thing I like about Lumiere light festival is its focus on art installations. My daily work as an architectural lighting designer does rarely leave room for arty,
Glamox Ltd – Research project: Bright light treatment of patients with dementia
The study is conducted at the University of Bergen, and is called the DEM.LIGHT project. The project is led by Associate Professor Elisabeth Flo
Light and Wellbeing: How choosing the right light for every situation can help kick-start the new year with renewed energy
Schlitz, Germany, 10th January 2018. The start of the new year is a time for setting fresh new resolutions and good habits
Recolight -Household luminaire producers – get ready for WEEE compliance
From the beginning of January 2019, household luminaires
LED Sky ceilings
Led Sky Ceilings original business focus was to provide a more relaxed and less stressful ambiance in clinical settings.
Andrew Orange – Lighting: When interiors go crazy
You know us creatives secretly want to give our imagination a free hand and interior design is no exception. Hospitality is one sector where in the effort to differentiate from…
Chris Watts talks about Architects and Lighting : getting the best for your client
I’ve mentioned a few times over the past few months the need for a lighting designer
Interview with Kazuhiro Yamanaka
Japanese designer Kazuhiro Yamanaka designed four lamps for Pallucco
Mackwell – Risk Assessments and Emergency Lighting
When emergency lighting is installed in a building, legal requirements are put in place to ensure that this complies with standard procedures.
Poor lighting is deterring repeat business according to new research from Lyco
Guests who experience poor lighting are less likely to return ‘Too dark’ is main complaint
The Art of Creating Wedding Lighting Schemes
Pinterest and online wedding inspiration galleries mean that couples now have an infinite source of ideas for lighting schemes for their big day.
Online sellers should be legally required to take on the duties of “producer” under the WEEE directive
On 13 September over 80 delegates from across 12 different countries met to discuss ways to tackle the growing number of online market places that fail to be WEEE compliant…
Greenlite Lighting urges retailers to embrace ‘theatre’
Bob Hall gives his top five tips for retailers to woo their customers by making shopping an interactive, immersive experience.
Brian Rasmussen talks about his designs for Pallucco
"You need the eyes of a sailor to see the shore beyond the horizon”…This is the way Pallucco has been in the process of design since the 1980s, identifying and…
Controls and Installation Agnostic – A Myth or Reality?
Stewart Langdown MSLL, Business Development Director at Mackwell Electronics explores the possibilities for a unified approach.
CONSERVING ENERGY IN EMERGENCY LIGHTING
Stewart Langdown MSLL, Business Development Director at Mackwell Electronics considers the power consumption taken by non-maintained emergency lighting and new technology now developed to save energy.
Connected Light offers five compelling reasons retailers should invest in LED lighting in back-of-house areas
“Retailers can achieve reductions in consumption every bit as dramatic as those habitually recorded on the shop-floor.”
22% of Employees Admit to Changing Fluorescent Tubes at Work
Findings even though concurrent survey suggests that more than half of employees surveyed don’t know how to change one
Wireless lighting can help cut corporate lighting costs by half
As much as 20% of building operations costs could be saved simply by reducing the time that lights are left on when no-one is there.
FINDING THE HOTSPOT
MARK NEEDHAM, HEAD OF FULHAM’S EUROPEAN BUSINESS, EXPLAINS HOW THEIR NEW LED AND EMERGENCY DRIVER IS A SOLUTION FOR CONTRACTORS AND WHOLESALERS ALIKE
‘Greenlite Group says high street retailers must use the right light for a brighter sales future’
Greenlite Group says high street retailers must use the right light for a brighter sales future As the high street fashion market continues to decline, Greenlite Group’s MD Bob Hall…
BIG DATA, BIG RESPONSIBILITY
STEWART LANGDOWN MSLL, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR AT MACKWELL DISCUSSES THE CHALLENGES WE FACE WITH BIG DATA AND THE OPPORTUNITIES THAT LIE AHEAD
Landmark Lighting around the World
A recent infographic from Festive Lights reveals the cost of lighting the world’s most famously lit landmarks and the energy expended in doing so.
Staying connected in a modular world – selecting the correct connector type
Rob Crookes, Product Manager at CP Electronics explores the best connector configuration for modular lighting control applications…
MAKE SURE YOU’RE NOT IN THE DARK
MACKWELL, DISCUSS WHAT TO CONSIDER REGARDING PHOTOMETRIC PERFORMANCE OF EMERGENCY LIGHTING.
The RRO lighting rules and regulations you shouldn’t ignore
The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order, familiarly known as ‘the RRO’, started in 2006.
THE SMART CHOICE
Edward Lees, Senior Product Line Manager, Lighting Controls, Feilo Sylvania
Chelsom – Technical Expertise Q&A- May 2017
Ganesh Prasad recently joined international lighting specialists Chelsom as Head of Technical.
The Energys explainer: How can warehouse LED lighting boost profits?
Statisticians and newspapers tell us that online-only retailers are enjoying a boom. The Telegraph reports that online sales “grew 18pc last year and by 27pc over the past two years…while…
How to achieve energy efficient office lighting and improve employee health
Many of us are aware of the energy saving benefits of upgrading office lighting to the latest LED technology.