Lighting and emergency lighting

  • Innovative commercial lighting

    Riegens has chosen a selection of products from its latest ranges for display on stand F34 at LuxLive 2013, thus endorsing the company's position as a leading supplier of high quality, innovative commercial lighting.

  • Intelligent lighting solution

    Intelligent lighting solutions manufacturer b,a,g, Electronics will be showing products from its wide portfolio on stand F20 at LuxLive, with the help of an ingenius LED ‘playwall’ with new ‘Gen 2’ Modules and ECG’s. b,a,g, will be launching a new 70W T8 Single and Twin ballast and 28W 2D ‘Matchbox’ ballast to complement their existing range, whilst the company’s popular Novarius control gear for outdoor luminaires, featuring energy saving GeoDIM technology, will also be on display. Offering unique protection against lightning strikes, the units can accept voltage peaks of up to 10kV and set new standards for exterior HID lighting systems.

  • integrated approach for new lighting installation

    More than 850 of Scolmore Group’s Inceptor LED Downlights are providing a low energy lighting solution in a new £3.5m apart-hotel due to open in Piccadilly, Manchester this autumn. Following Manchester City Council’s decision to approve the change of use of the 41,500 sq ft Abacus Court office building - it is now being transformed by SACO Hotels to accommodate the city’s latest European-style Apart-Hotel and will be known as SACO House upon completion during summer 2013.

  • Lighting management system

    Delmatic has provided a lighting controls system for the new MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB), one of the most prestigious multidisciplinary laboratory and research centres in the world that has been designed to provide first class facilities to some of the world’s leading scientists.

    A Delmatic Dali lighting management system controls and manages lighting throughout the new LMB building, providing

  • Throwing a spotlight on energy-saving lighting solutions

    Thomas Holgeth, joint managing director of High Technology Lighting, illuminates new LED technologies and gives advice on how to select the correct equipment and use this to generate substantial energy savings

    Lighting currently accounts for one fifth of global electricity usage and produces 1.9 billion tonnes of CO2 a year. The International Energy Agency estimates a full switch to the latest energy-efficient LED lighting combined with smart control and management systems could provide savings of up to 80%.

  • Riegens Lighting out of administration

    Riegens Lighting Limited (Riegens Lighting or the Company), based in Braintree, Essex and formerly one of the UK’s leading commercial lighting manufacturers, has transferred part of the Company’s business and assets to Riegens UK Limited a subsidiary of Riegens A/S, securing 15 jobs within the Company’s sales and sales support function.

  • Optimised lighting mounting systems

    Cooper Crouse-Hinds, a leader in electrical products that provide safety, productivity, innovation and labour savings in hazardous, industrial and commercial environments, has extended its range of mounting systems and fixtures for its explosion-protected (Ex) series of stationary fluorescent light fittings.

  • Link between lighting control and wireless system

    New fromCP Electronics is Rapid – An-10 Gateway, a clever device that supplies a link between the company’s Rapid lighting control system and its An-10 wireless system.

    The unit comprises of a radio transceiver for two way communication between an An-10 system and a CAN port, for communication link with the Rapid system.  The Rapid – An-10 Gateway can easily be configured using CP’s compact infrared handset (UNLCDHS) with the settings simply uploaded to a PC programme via an Excel spreadsheet.

  • Grey cabinets help cut lighting costs

     

    Data centres could save a third of their lighting costs by replacing black server cabinets with grey ones, believes Mark Hirst, T4 product manager, Cannon Technologies. In fact, choosing to use grey or white cabinets during an equipment refresh can make bigger savings than intelligent lighting systems which use movement-sensitive lights.

  • Ecodesign requirements for lighting products: LED and directional lamps

    A new Commission Regulation has been published on 14 December 2012 in the Official Journal of the European Union1 that included new Ecodesign requirements for LED and directional lamps.

    The new requirements apply to directional lamps (80 percent of light is within a solid angle of 120 degrees), LED lamps and lamp control gear, and also pertain to these devices when integrated into other products.

    LED modules are exempt from these requirements if they are marketed as part of luminaires that are placed on the market in less than 200 units per year. The regulation also establishes product information requirements for special purpose products.

  • Set the scene with home automated lighting

     

    UK manufacturers of electrical accessories, Focus SB, have moved into the waters of Home Automated Lighting with a system they produce called HAL.

  • T8 LED lighting for hazardous areas

    Cooper Crouse-Hinds, a leader in electrical products that provide safety, productivity, innovation, and labour savings in hazardous, industrial, and commercial environments, has extended and upgraded its popular AB12 series of T8 fluorescent lamps with a new T8 LED Ex-approved version, which is certified for use in Zone 1 and 2 hazardous gas and Zone 21 and 22 hazardous dust environments.

  • Lighting Industry Association (LIA) announces 2013 regional seminar programme

    The Lighting Industry Association (LIA) is delighted to announce the schedule for its 2013 regional seminar programme. The seminars are being hosted in conjunction with sponsors Recolight and Lumicom, the lighting industry producer compliance schemes.

  • Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 9-12 June 2013 China Import and Export Fair Complex Guangzhou China

    Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition is organized by Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt Co Ltd.

    This four-day international event brings together architects, designers, energy suppliers and other professionals associated with the electronics and lighting industry. The fair enables visitors to interact and connect with exhibitors who display their latest innovations and solutions. In 2012, the fair welcomed 110,406 visitors from 111 countries and regions. Exhibitor numbers reached 2,653 with 27 countries and regions represented,

  • Lighting for forensic centre

    West Yorkshire Police’s new, state-of-the-art Scientific Support Centre has been equipped with a Delmatic Dali lighting management system. The system provides Dali control throughout the complex and combines Dali switching, dimming and monitoring of lighting with Dali testing and the monitoring of emergency lighting.

  • Harbro Electrical and Lighting

    Harbro Electrical and Lighting

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    Established for over 19 years Harbro Electrical and Lighting provide over 30,000 products to businesses and the general public via our warehouse and online store at www.harbroelectrical.co.uk

  • Innovative control components reduce lighting costs

    More and more buildings are installing low-power lighting in the drive to reduce energy costs and shrink their carbon footprint, but automation and intelligent control to switch off services in unused areas offer an avenue to make greater savings still. OEMs can address the resulting opportunities using innovative new presence detection, switching and relay components. Fabrizio Petris, global application oriented team manager for building automation and security at Omron Electronic Components Europe, explains

  • Lighting controls hold the key to ultimate energy efficiency

     

    As David Fisk, president of building services engineering body Cibse, recently commented: “Lots of people think they’re looking for LEDs, but what they ought to be looking for is the lighting performance that they’re trying to get, then go back to decide whether LEDs are the solution.” (Lux magazine Sept 2012)

  • Leading the Way in Self Testing Emergency Lighting

    Leading the Way in Self Testing Emergency Lighting is the first of a new suite of literature from P4 FASTEL, one of the UK’s leading independent companies dedicated solely to producing the most highly regarded self testing emergency lighting and exit signs in the industry.

  • Join the lighting revolution

    LuxLive takes place from 6-7 November at Earls Court, London.

    With an exhibitor list including Philips, Osram, GE, Thorn and Toshiba, thousands of lighting professionals and end users will be making their way to LuxLive. Delegates will have access to more than 50 hours of free talks, workshops and debates in LuxLive’s most ambitious programme to date.

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