Transport

THE CROSSING featured in the hit Scandi television series ‘The Bridge’ has been given a dramatic lighting makeover. The pylons of the Øresund Bridge between Sweden and Denmark have been illuminated as part of the celebrations for the 20-year anniversary of the bridge. The new lighting is a specially designed dynamic solution, where both energy...
Education

IRELAND’S eEnergy Group has bought the UK firm Renewable Solutions Lighting for £2.2 million in a bid to create the the biggest supplier of turnkey LED lighting installations funded by energy savings to the education sector.  Founded in 2016, RSL provides fully funded, turnkey LED lighting installations to the education sector across the UK.  Based in Suffolk, the...
Lighting Industry

FROM September, a raft of new European Commission regulations is set to hit the lighting sector.  And while the UK is no longer a member of the EU, it’s widely expected that the vast majority of manufacturers will comply so that their products can be sold into member countries. The result of nearly five years...
Outdoor

THE LEADING street and outdoor lighting manufacturer CU Phosco has teamed up with the Australian company Green Frog Systems to supply solar-powered products across the globe. Green Frog Systems, based in Adelaide, Southern Australia, is a pioneer in sustainable technologies and the full infrastructure needed for off-grid installations. The collaboration will see development of a...
Circadian Lighting

SCIENTISTS say they have identified the exact wavelength of light which controls the sleep-wake cycle of humans.  A paper, published in the Journal of Biological Rhythms today, reveals that 477 nanometres is the most potent light to control people’s circadian rhythm.  The researchers have dubbed it ‘Circadian Blue’. The study has major implications for how...
Lighting Controls

AFTER JUST three years, the DALI-2 protocol has established itself as one of the most popular lighting control platforms on the market. Its pre-eminence was confirmed today as the Digital Illumination Interface Alliance (DiiA), the global industry organisation for DALI lighting control, announced that its DALI-2 certification program has passed a major milestone with the...
Outdoor

THE WEST Yorkshire town of Bradford is to replace over 59,000 street lights and 17,000 lampposts in an ambitious project which will feature a central management system. The project will reduce Bradford City Council’s street lighting power consumption by 65 per cent and its carbon emissions by over 6,000 tonnes per year, helping it to...
Lighting Industry

INDUSTRY experts in sustainability and product design are set to gather to discuss how the lighting sector can address its environmental impact. In the second online conference on Lighting and the Circular Economy, organised by WEEE-compliance body Recolight, speakers will challenge the industry to set ambitious goals and explore how innovative product design can have...
Office

UK OFFICE furniture giant Bisley is to supply meeting pods and phone booths with ultraviolet lighting to kill bacteria and viruses.  It’s the latest in line of UV lighting products to hit the market in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak. The units, made by Vetrospace in Finland, are ‘the most hygienic, private modular spaces...