Lighting and emergency lighting

  • 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.

  • Flex Connectors’ flex7 lighting connection and control System was recently installed over six floors at 4 Carlton Gardens, London.

    Flex Connectors

    Blue Plaque building lights up Flex Connectors’  flex7 lighting connection and control System was recently installed over six floors at 4 Carlton Gardens, London. The system was designed by Stinton Jones Consulting Engineers LLP and installed by Contractor Langley Electrical of Harlow. Flex Connectors were selected for the project due to their user friendly design, quick installation time and the fact that they do not require any commissioning.

  • LED lighting solution

    The phasing out of the incandescent light bulb has been well documented and is understood by most electrical contracting professionals; however what is less well understood are the best options for replacing or upgrading these lights.

  • Trade counter lighting range

    Sylvania is pleased to announce the expansion of its Trade Base Range of luminaires to provide a complete range of cost-effective, installer friendly products. Ideal for wholesalers looking to stock a high-turnover, good quality fixtures and fittings - the Trade Base Range now includes battens, bulkheads, waterproof, recessed lay-ins, surface modular fixtures, CFL downlights and fire rated downlights.

  • Revolutionise your lighting at LuxLive

    To see all the latest technology in one place and learn how the lighting revolution can help you, register now for your free pass to LuxLive which is taking place at Earls Court on 6-7 November.

    With more than 50 hours of free presentations, demonstrations and live debates – and all the big lighting brands in one place – LuxLive is all set to be the ‘must do’ lighting event for 2012.

    There’ll be debates about LEDs, retail lighting and controls plus an opportunity to learn directly from big lighting users including Manchester Airport, the NHS, E.On and Waitrose.  Plus masterclasses on lighting technology and sessions looking at the government’s Green Deal initiative, downlighter safety and masterplanning urban lighting. Projects to be analysed include London’s Exhibition Road and the E.On office in Nottingham.

    LuxLive will also continue to scrutinise low-energy lighting and retro-fitting, and helping end users cut their carbon dioxide emissions while improving their lit environments.  All the big names will be showing their latest kit on extensive stands including Philips, Osram, GE, Thorn and Toshiba. They’ll be joined by more than 150 brands showcasing both LED and traditional technologies.

    For all this and more, register now for FREE entry


  • Lighting along the right lines

    New from Riegens Lighting is Infinity, a flexible modular lighting solution that offers endless combinations, minimises energy consumption and provides a continuous, light without any dark shadows.

  • Sophisticated lighting control

    D-Mate from CP Electronics is a lighting control system that brings a high level of functionality to small and medium scale applications at an affordable price. As such, it enables sophisticated lighting control to be introduced from offices and meeting areas to restaurants, hotel rooms and other applications where more costly systems would not be viable.

  • Emergency lighting monitoring

    Delmatic is supplying a lighting management and emergency lighting monitoring system for the new Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre in St Albans.

  • LED lighting the way

    Offering a range of stylish and contemporary lighting solutions is Scolmore’s OVIA range of LED wall lights which includes the LED310WH.

  • A systemic approach to lighting

    Evaluation of lighting efficiency is moving away from just considering the efficacy of the light source towards a more holistic overview that takes account of what actually happens in the space. Stewart Langdown of Ceravision explains the benefits, using high efficiency plasma (HEP) lighting as an example

  • Taking the plunge with lighting controls

    Long gone are the days when a lighting installation required a cable run, fixture and light switch. These days, thanks to the introduction of high efficacy light sources and popularity of energy management systems, contractors are increasingly required to understand the finer complexities of the Digital Addressable Lighting Interface (DALI), LED lamp technologies and how these interact with manufacturer-specific control systems. Steve Buckley, electrical contracts manager at Lutron, discusses why it is worth keeping up with the latest technologies and how they can benefit the bottom line

  • Best new product award

    ESP is delighted to announce that its innovative GuardCam Deco Wi-Fi security camera and LED floodlight system has been voted ‘Best New Product’ in the Select Industry Awards 2018. 

    The Select Awards event is one of the most prestigious on the UK Electrotechnical calendar and is dedicated to upholding and celebrating the highest standards in the industry.  

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