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...
Lighting Industry

A GOVERNMENT report into the UK’s Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) recycling system has criticised the lack of regulation of online marketplaces where electrical and lighting equipment is on sale. The Environmental Audit Committee took evidence from a significant number of stakeholders from across the electronics and waste sectors.  The report – which has...
Outdoor

OUTDOOR LIGHTING specialist Qicheng Electrical Equipment Co. Ltd.  has unveiled a range of advanced photocells for street lights. The series includes photocells, photocontrollers to NEMA with ZHAGA specifications, receptacles and enclosures. The company’s LC-135D electronic photo controller features a twist-and-lock base and is compliant with both ANSI C136.10a and BS5972:80. Rated load options are 120V/1000W/1800VA...
Hospitality/Leisure

TOP DUTCH soccer club PSV is to tackle Covid-19 by installing UV-C disinfection lighting in its changing rooms. The football team will put three so-called ‘upper room disinfection’ units in its  the dressing room and three in the dressing room of the visiting team in the Philips stadium in Eindhoven.  Another five will be installed...
Lighting Industry

A LEADING independent lighting manufacturer says retrofitting out-dated lighting systems will be key to improving energy use across the public sector, following the release of the Prime Minister’s ten-point plan for a green industrial revolution. Tamlite Lighting has welcomed Boris Johnson’s announcement which will see £1 billion funding allotted to make new and existing homes and public...
Circadian Lighting

AN INSTALLATION of circadian lighting at a care home in Derbyshire which reduced the number of falls experienced by its elderly residents, has won its owners the title of Client of the Year in the Lux Awards 2020. The Client of the Year category is designed to recognise and reward end users who have employed...
Lighting Industry

ALUWAINE Manyonga, a fourth-year electrical engineering undergraduate at the University of Zimbabwe who works with Emmanuel Consulting Engineers in Harare, won the Society of Light and Lighting Young Lighter of the Year for 2020 at the Lux Awards for his paper on offgrid solar lighting, specifically the Chigubhu lantern, which has been described as Africa’s...
Lighting Industry

THE LuxLive Digital Festival 2020 has opened today for its second and final day – and it’s not too late to register. Today focuses on workplace and architectural lighting.  The Workplace track will focus on lighting for productivity and wellness. Seminars will explore how to light to the WELL v2™ pilot standard as well as...
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...
Feature

THE KEYNOTE presentation in the LightSpace track of the LuxLive Digital Festival 2020 will explore the expert lighting of Norwich Cathedral by world-leading practice Speirs + Major. Practice principal Mark Major will discuss the sustainable and sensitive design of the illumination of the iconic church in the free-to-attend keynote presentation at 1.30pm on Thursday 12...