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...
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...
Healthcare

INTEREST IN UV-C lighting as a tool to make workplaces Covid-secure has soared, with over 1,000 professionals and executives attending a webinar on the topic this week. The LuxLive Kicker UV-C conference attracted attendees from all over the world and included building managers and owners, consulting engineers, architects, lighting designers, facility managers and manufacturers.  Some...
Lighting Industry

SIGNIFY has become the world’s first major lighting manufacturer to become carbon neutral.  The Dutch giant, formerly Philips Lighting, has achieved carbon neutrality for all its operations across the world as well as using 100 per cent renewable electricity Signify has reduced its operational emissions by more than 70 per cent since 2010, having shifted...
Healthcare

WITH OVER 35 years’ experience in UV-C lighting, Signify is backing this month’s major conference on the technology. The world’s biggest lighting company has become headline sponsor of the LuxLive UV-C Kicker Conference on Tuesday 22 September and will provide some of its industry-leading experts as speakers.  The company says it is committed to delivering...
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...
Industrial

SIGNIFY has agreed a deal with a Scandinavian company that is set to bring Li-fi to industrial applications.  It has teamed up with EDZOM, an operator of private networks in ports, airports, mines and factories, to deploy the technology, which uses light rather than radio waves to wirelessly transmit internet data. The partnership will apply...
IoT/Smart Lighting

LEDVANCE has unveiled a range of smart lamps and controls in a clear targeting of the market enjoyed by the hugely successful Signify Hue offering. The Professional Smart for Residential series includes smart Parathom lamps in a wide variety of shapes, smart luminaires, products for indoor and outdoor use or plugs for integrating conventional light...
Healthcare

THE WORLD’S biggest lighting company says it’s adopting the Global Lighting Association’s guidelines on the safe use of UV-C to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.  Signify – which contributed to the drawing up of the measures – says it has already applied these guidelines, in conjunction with other applicable standards, to its new range of UV-C disinfection solutions. Earlier...
Healthcare

THE LIGHTING industry is ramping up production of UV-C lamps across the world in an effort to benefit from the surge in demand driven by the Covid-19 pandemic.  The coronavirus crisis is leading to an unprecedented interest in the power of passive ultraviolet lighting to disinfect workplaces. In particular, attention is centring on the use...