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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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Nov 2017 Cable & Wire, Lighting | Comments Off on Driving change

Driving change

Driving change

LED lighting is being used to improve traffic flow on many of the country’s most congested motorways, says Scott Jones, technical manager of Northern Connectors The emergence of LED lighting as a valuable alternative to energy-guzzling, traditional lighting methods has had a significant impact on a number of different industries, as both businesses and consumers […]

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Nov 2017 Lighting | Comments Off on Energy savings are a brighter idea

Energy savings are a brighter idea

Energy savings are a brighter idea

The desire to improve overall standards of illumination and reduce energy consumption has long underpinned the growing number of lighting system upgrades taking place at UK schools, colleges and universities. Increasingly, given the advent of highly sophisticated and user-friendly control systems, enhanced adjustment of lighting conditions and output can also be added All of these […]

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Oct 2017 Lighting, Smart Homes | Comments Off on LuxLive 2017 goes digital

LuxLive 2017 goes digital

LuxLive 2017 goes digital

Europe’s biggest free annual lighting event comes to the ExCel Centre in November Lighting is changing. Thanks to digital technology, it’s moving beyond illumination and creating exciting possibilities that were undreamt of a few years ago. This revolution is transforming light fittings into smart devices that can monitor and control our environment. The lighting in […]

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Apr 2017 Lighting, Smart Homes | Comments Off on Let there be light

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 on The future of lighting

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 on Top shops: Winner – Michael Grubb Studio for Lush

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 on Top shops: Highly commended – Nulty+ for Selfridges

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 on Top shops: Highly commended – Edge Lighting for Waitrose

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 on Top shops: Commended – Zumtobel for Wilko

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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