Lighting Industry

THORLUX Lighting has planted its 150,000th tree at its unique carbon offsetting programme in rural Wales. The Redditch-based luminaire maker achieved the milestone this week at its 215-acre site in Devauden, Monmouthshire. The saplings –  native broadleaf species including oak, birch, ash, willow, hornbeam and cherry – are designed to neutralise the CO2 emissions from lighting...
Education

PUBLIC sector organisations and educational establishments have been warned that the deadlines to claim government money for low-energy lighting and other technologies are looming. The Government’s Pubic Sector Decarbonisation Fund has £1 billion to give away but public sector bodies that require funding to be transferred between government departments must claim by Monday 9 November which all...
Feature

A ESSEX-BASED firm has come up with a novel concept for funding an upgrade to LED lighting. The Leerie Energy Fund links the award of an energy contract with the installation of low-energy lighting, with the ‘commission’ for the award of the account used to pay for the project. Leerie decribes itself as ‘an energy reduction business’ focused...