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Wireless technology

Miguel Aguado, Marketing and Technology Manager at Lutron Electronics, makes the case for wireless lighting systems When installing a lighting control system in a building, facility managers have many goals, including energy savings, optimising building operations and access to data. ...

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Rhythm of the light

In the deep midwinter with daylight at a premium, human-centric lighting solutions can help employees stay alert and productive, says Sam Rylands, Marketing Manager at Durable UK Over four million years of evolution, the cycle of day and night has ...

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Clear as day

Jonathan Dore, Commercial Director at Kingspan Light + Air, sheds light on the benefits of balancing natural and artificial lighting in the design of a workplace In modern architectural design, building natural lighting into projects is becoming a key consideration ...

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Life with LEDs

One year on from the halogen ban, Holger Engelbrecht, LED Product Manager at Reichelt Elektronik, advises on how to make the switch from older light sources to LEDs September 2018 saw the introduction of the EU halogen ban in the ...

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See the light

Sam Rylands, Marketing Manager for DURABLE UK, explains why visual ergonomics are the next logical step in workplace lighting Mega-trends like increased digitisation, individualisation and urbanisation are rapidly changing the way we work. Stereotypical offices are a thing of the past, and ...

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Light performance

Future Designs conducted an experiment to find out how light affects our mood and work performance. Here are the results From 10am on Tuesday 19 June until 10am on Wednesday 20 June, lighting expert Future Designs performed an experiment to ...

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Taking the LED

LEDs have become the technology of choice for most new lighting installations. But what savings and benefits do today’s LEDs actually deliver? LED technology has evolved from a disruptive new technology regarded with suspicion to the standard of choice for ...

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Exit strategy

A correctly specified, installed and maintained emergency lighting system facilitates the prompt evacuation of a building affected by fire and smoke says Richard Merchant, Commercial Director at TheisCraft Anyone who has been in an unfamiliar building when a fire alarm ...

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Light up your life

Using a combination of four elements can help you achieve the most visually comfortable and affordable lighting within the modern workplace says Paul Coggins of Zumtobel Group Effective commercial lighting needs to combine the requirement of a visually comfortable and ...

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Shining through

Switchtec’s Jeremy Lester explains the potentially disastrous impact of lightning and other disruptive events on LED street lighting, and how the sensitive components can best be protected   Outdoor lighting systems are subject to a variety of permanent, temporary or transient electrical ...

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