• Improved flexibility for LED drivers

    LED drivers, essential to the performance of any LED lighting, need to be sufficiently flexible to adapt to different conditions. Markus Rademacher of Tridonic explains how new technologies are helping

    Readers will clearly be aware that at the heart of every LED luminaire is an LED driver and that the most important parameter of the LED driver is the output current. Essentially, in an LED circuit, mains voltage is converted to a constant voltage and the LED driver then converts this to a constant current. This current determines the operating temperature and therefore the lifetime of the luminaire.

  • Best manufacturer at regional business awards

    Stainless steel heat transfer products manufacturer, Fabdec, has been awarded the Best Manufacturer award at the Shropshire Business Awards following a year of sustained growth.

    The awards celebrate manufacturers that demonstrate world-class standards and a commitment to industry innovation, training and apprenticeships, and customer service.

  • Innovation theme for Building Tech Live

    Following on from last year’s Smart Buildings show, Building Tech Live will focus on technological advancements and innovation in IoT, lighting, security, automation and communications technology.

  • Score at Al Jazira Club

    Luceco has recently relit the public areas of the Al Jazira Club, a football club from Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, playing in the UAE Arabian Gulf League.  Al Jazira Club was founded in 1974 through a merger between the Al Khalidiya Club, with the Al Butain Club.  

  • School savings

    An annual energy saving of around £20,000 is expected as a result of the extensive installation at the LIFE Academies Trust-operated school.

    In Central Bedfordshire, Biggleswade Academy accommodates children aged from 2 to 13. The technical team at the Academy, led by facilities manager Chris Mooney, had to ensure its technical infrastructure remains both contemporary and fit for purpose. And it was with these priorities in mind that the school recently resolved to undertake an extensive overhaul of its lighting and heating control technologies.

  • Households to save billions post halogen lamp ban

    According to the ECA, UK households could be wasting up to £2.4 billion per year on halogen light bulbs. 

  • Luceco illuminates Manchester Royal Infirmary

    Luceco, A C Electrical (North) Ltd and the Estates and Facilities Directorate at the MRI have worked together to reduce energy consumed by old lighting technology, replacing these fittings with cost effective LED luminaires from Luceco.

  • Cream of the crop

    Signify has now made it easy for fruit and vegetable growers to switch to LED lighting, as a way to improve crop results and reduce energy costs.

  • New LED lighting installation goes up at Nescot College in Surrey

    Fitzgerald Lighting was involved in the installation of a new LED lighting scheme at the sports hall of Nescot (North East Surrey College of Technology) College in Epsom, Surrey.

  • GreenPower LEDs help grow healthier crops in Japan

     7-Eleven customers in Japan are benefitting from healthier, safer vegetable crops thanks to Philips GreenPower LEDs.

  • LLE FLEX CC modules offer flexible LED lighting

    Flexible, linear constant-current LLE FLEX CC advanced modules from Tridonic provide efficient LED modules from a reel.

  • Energys Group to deliver LED lighting upgrades for NHS Trusts

    Energys Group, a UK-based energy efficiency solutions provider, has announced it has been selected to deliver LED lighting upgrades at a number of NHS Trusts and NHS Foundation Trusts. 

  • Luceco upgrades Edinburgh College Estate lighting

    Luceco has  supplied an energy saving LED lighting upgrade to several campuses at Edinburgh College, including Sighthill, Milton Road, Granton, and Midlothian.  

  • Scolmore unveils new lighting company

    Scolmore Group has announced the the launch of a new, independent lighting company – OVIA Ltd – and the appointment of industry expert Mike Collins to head up its new enterprise.

  • LED-ing the way

    Steve Stark, trade sales director UK and Ireland at LEDVANCE, takes a look at the latest developments in four distinct lighting markets: offices, retail premises, the hospitality industry and industrial premises.

  • Finding the right fit

    BEG has installed a comprehensive, energy-saving lighting controls system at the Dyson School of Design Engineering, which the maintenance team can control themselves via their smartphones.

  • Luceco illuminates parking facilities at the International Centre

    Luceco has recently lit new parking facilities at the International Centre in Telford with its Climate Extra, an IP65-rated LED energy efficient luminaire.

  • Signify acquires majority stake in Klite Lighting 

    Signify has announced it has agreed to acquire a 51% stake in Zhejiang Klite Lighting Holdings Co. Ltd.

  • Megaman LEDs benefit auction house

    Megaman’s Nero LED battens have been used to improve the lighting quality and lower the energy usage at Tring Market Auctions.