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Apr 2017 Lighting, Smart Homes | Comments Off

Let there be light

Let there be light

Marie Parry, marketing director of Scolmore Group, looks at the growing smart lighting sector and the opportunities it presents to installers, specifiers and architects Projected to exceed $47bn by 2020, the global lighting industry has come a long way from the on/off world to energy efficient lighting and adaptive lighting to the current connected – ...

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Feb 2017 General, Lighting | Comments Off

The future of lighting

The future of lighting

Lighting Industry Association President Peter Scott discusses the current position of the lighting industry and what effect technology, politics and consumer choice are likely to have on the direction it takes in the future What would be your prediction for lighting in 10 years’ time? The majority of commercial members won’t be supplying commodity type ...

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Feb 2017 Lighting | Comments Off

Top shops: Winner – Michael Grubb Studio for Lush

Top shops: Winner – Michael Grubb Studio for Lush

Seeking inspiration for a retail lighting project? Look no further than the winners of the retail category of the 2016 Lux Awards, whose entries showcase their innovative approaches to illuminating products Cosmetic company Lush approached Michael Grubb Studio with the brief to create an immersive lighting experience that would enhance the products on display, engage ...

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Feb 2017 Lighting | Comments Off

Top shops: Highly commended – Nulty+ for Selfridges

Top shops: Highly commended – Nulty+ for Selfridges

Seeking inspiration for a retail lighting project? Look no further than the winners of the retail category of the 2016 Lux Awards, whose entries showcase their innovative approaches to illuminating products Nulty undertook work on the lighting scheme for the Body Studio, a 37,000sq ft retail space in Selfridges. The new retail concept within the ...

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Feb 2017 Lighting | Comments Off

Top shops: Highly commended – Edge Lighting for Waitrose

Top shops: Highly commended – Edge Lighting for Waitrose

Seeking inspiration for a retail lighting project? Look no further than the winners of the retail category of the 2016 Lux Awards, whose entries showcase their innovative approaches to illuminating products The King’s Cross area has undergone an extensive redevelopment in recent years and this included the conversion of a grade II listed goods shed ...

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Feb 2017 Lighting | Comments Off

Top shops: Commended – Zumtobel for Wilko

Top shops: Commended – Zumtobel for Wilko

Seeking inspiration for a retail lighting project? Look no further than the winners of the retail category of the 2016 Lux Awards, whose entries showcase their innovative approaches to illuminating products Seeking new lighting solutions, UK-based retail chain Wilko chose to partner with the Zumtobel Group to provide the lighting for more than 380 of ...

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Nov 2016 Lighting, Smart Homes | Comments Off

Office lighting under control

Office lighting under control

Thorn Lighting’s James Blackmore looks at an intelligent way to replace inefficient luminaires with the latest LED technology and reduce energy consumption by up to 80% Aspirations to make buildings more ‘intelligent’ are largely dependent on the application of what might be referred to as ‘smart’ technologies. Such technologies are developing rapidly in many areas ...

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Nov 2016 Lighting, Smart Homes | Comments Off

Trick of the light

Trick of the light

We need to light our offices, homes and streets, so why not use that light to also power our wireless data? LiFi offers a secure and safe communications solution, says pureLiFi Imagine if every light could transmit data – if the lights that illuminate offices, homes, cars and streets also connected us to the internet ...

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Aug 2016 Energy Efficiency, Lighting | Comments Off

Do the dimming sums

Do the dimming sums

Leading the way as the energy saving measure of choice for commercial building managers, dimming controls are one of the quickest energy efficiency upgrades to employ. But contractors must consider the challenges of combining LED and incandescent lighting on one system, as Kevin Norman, senior product marketing manager at Newey & Eyre, explains Dimming technology ...

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May 2016 Lighting, Smart Homes | Comments Off

The way forward with advances in lighting

The way forward with advances in lighting

Taking control of domestic and commercial lighting via wireless devices, coupled with advances in energy efficiency, should be a no-brainer for decision-makers, says BEG UK sales manager Paul Jones Over the past few years, factors including political, economic, technological and environmental have affected research, development and manufacture within the UK and Ireland lighting industry. Major ...

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