Hospitality/Leisure

INNOVATIVE lighting optics developed by scientists in California are being used for the first time in new £365 million (US$500 million) art gallery. QuarkStar’s radical Edge-X technology has been specified by top lighting design practice L’Observatoire for the newly opened Kinder Building centrepiece of a massive extension to the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. ...
Healthcare

CAN THOSE lights above your head protect you from viruses and bacteria? That’s the question top scientists are probing this week as a possible viral pandemic looms.  The researchers are investigating the effectiveness of standard ceiling lights which have been fitted with disinfecting ultraviolet LEDs. The special shortwave UV lights are designed to kick in...
News

CONCERN is mounting along the lighting industry supply chain over possible disruption to product supplies if Chinese health authorities don’t manage to contain the outbreak of the highly infectious coronavirus.  Major lighting manufacturers and suppliers who source in China appear to be beginning to take active steps to mitigate an impact to product availability.  Signify,...