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Nov 2018 Lighting, Smart Homes | Comments Off on Be your own light boss

Be your own light boss

Be your own light boss

Control your lighting, without the disruption, cost and maintenance of hard-wired installation, says LED Eco Lights sales and marketing director Saima Shafi While the advantages of converting from outdated fluorescent lighting to LED technology are substantial, they become far greater when they are integrated with an intelligent lighting control system, which delivers the correct amount […]

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Nov 2018 General, Lighting, Smart Homes | Comments Off on OCTO connects

OCTO connects

OCTO connects

OCTO is a smart lighting system that is as easy to install as it is to operate and can give installers an edge with their customers, according to Ansell Lighting According to PWC’s ‘Connected Home’ survey, just under 50% of consumers are planning to invest in some form of smart home technology in the near […]

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Sep 2018 Lighting | Comments Off on High-end wiring heroes

High-end wiring heroes

High-end wiring heroes

After decades of standardisation and the dominance of large chains, demand for boutique hotels is on the increase as consumers seek a more bespoke travel experience. Individuality is key in the boutique environment and the latest generation of design-led wiring devices can make all the difference, explains Emma Segelov, head of marketing for MK Electric […]

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Sep 2018 Lighting | Comments Off on LuxLive 2018

LuxLive 2018

LuxLive 2018

Europe’s biggest free annual lighting event is at the ExCel Centre, London, on 14-15 November This year’s LuxLive exhibition has plenty to offer delegates. Visitors can compare the latest products and lighting technology, and see how leading companies are driving lighting change. The show is said to feature the largest education programme ever seen before […]

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Jul 2018 Lighting | Comments Off on Let’s go outside

Let’s go outside

Let’s go outside

From buildings to gardens, JCC has some top tips for choosing the most suitable options for an outdoor area Sourcing suitable lighting is key to making the most of your outdoor area, offering a unique way to highlight and enhance your home or place of business. Lighting can be used to subtly enrich surroundings or […]

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Jan 2018 Lighting | Comments Off on PJC Light Studio – Winner of LuxLive 2017 retail category

PJC Light Studio – Winner of LuxLive 2017 retail category

PJC Light Studio – Winner of LuxLive 2017 retail category

The new store for concept-led luxury fashion and accessories brand Varana has very low ceiling heights (2.27m in some locations) and is spread over four floors, with a long and narrow footprint on each level. Initial surveys confirmed that the false ceilings had limited available space for the lighting due to other services and structural […]

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Jan 2018 Lighting | Comments Off on PJC Light Studio – Shortlisted for LuxLive 2017 retail category

PJC Light Studio – Shortlisted for LuxLive 2017 retail category

PJC Light Studio – Shortlisted for LuxLive 2017 retail category

PJC Light Studio’s brief for the ground floor was to follow the new Harvey Nichols approach to luxury and its new daring style and image. The company worked closely with Virgil & Partners to integrate discreet light details into the ceiling architecture and furniture designs to enhance each space and bring maximum focus to the […]

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Jan 2018 General, Lighting | Comments Off on Hoare Lea – Shortlisted for LuxLive 2017 retail category

Hoare Lea – Shortlisted for LuxLive 2017 retail category

Hoare Lea – Shortlisted for LuxLive 2017 retail category

The Light is a leisure and retail centre in central Leeds, and includes shops, restaurants, a Vue Cinema, Radisson Blu hotel and Virgin Active. In 2016, the lighting was given a major overhaul to create a dynamic and engaging environment. Studiotech UK was brought in by lighting designer Hoare Lea to assist with the detailed […]

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Jan 2018 Lighting | Comments Off on Lighting Design International – Shortlisted for LuxLive 2017 retail category

Lighting Design International – Shortlisted for LuxLive 2017 retail category

Lighting Design International – Shortlisted for LuxLive 2017 retail category

Lighting Design International (LDI) has put together a lighting scheme that reflects the name of the Milton Keynes Sunset Walk shopping mall, which is 1km long and 116m wide, and houses more than 200 stores. The refurbishment by British architects Rawls & Co covered just under a quarter of the overall circulation of the mall. […]

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Nov 2017 Energy Efficiency, Heating, Lighting, Smart Homes | Comments Off on Home automation made Easy

Home automation made Easy

Home automation made Easy

Consumer familiarity with, and demand for, flexible home automation systems is something electrical contractors should capitalise on, says Matt Price, building automation technical engineer at Hager With smartphones and connected devices now commonplace among the population, consumers are both familiar and comfortable with the benefits technology can deliver to their daily lives. Such familiarity has […]

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