Hospitality/Leisure

A MAJOR theatre in Portugal is using UV-C lighting to sanitise its interiors in a bid to tackle the coronavirus. The Cultural and Congress Centre (CCC), a major performance and conference venue in Caldas da Rainha, has become one of the first venues in the country to use the technology to sanitise its performance and...
Office

SPECIAL ‘ozone luminaires’ have been installed in a Birmingham office to protect the employees from bacteria and airborne viruses. The FUZONE500 fittings from Future Designs – which use the natural properties of Ozone (O3) to eliminate up to 99.99% of pathogens without direct contact with the treated areas – were included in the £1.6 million refurbishment...
Retail

A GERMAN supermarket is trialling UV-C disinfection lighting to kill coronavirus in the air. The Edeka store Hamburg has installed 31 Philips UV-C disinfection upper air luminaires to cover the 1,300 square metre store, one-fourth the size of a football field.  The store is also using one Philips BioShift UV-C chamber to disinfect objects and...
Office

HOW WILL we illuminate a post-pandemic world? That’s the question that will be addressed by a series of experts at this week’s LuxLive Digital Festival of Lighting. Workplaces are expected to undergo the most pronounced transformation, with a move from serried ranks of desks where employees crunch out emails five days a week to more...
Hospitality/Leisure

A MAJOR theatre has unveiled a permanent installation of UV-C luminaires to help ensure the building is Covid-secure. The Royal Theatre, a Madrid icon which recently reopened its doors to the public, says the lights provide an extra layer of protection for its artists, employees and spectators. It says UV-C is a ‘tried and tested’...
Office

The latest technology can enable businesses to thrive in the new normal, says James Bennett, commercial director, systems and services for Signify UKI EVEN AS the UK continues to feel the effects of the Covid crisis, many places of work have been allowed to open again. While pubs, restaurants, hairdressers and schools have been given...