Minimise Energy helps London university cut carbon emissions by 47%

Minimise Energy has installed new LED lights at London Metropolitan University’s Holloway Road campus, reducing the building’s lighting energy consumption costs by £55,000 a year and cutting annual carbon emissions by 225 tonnes. The university’s ambitious sustainability programme has resulted in it being named the number one university in England for carbon reduction. The lighting upgrade is the latest part…

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Venture upgrades high bays to create premium industrial luminaire

Venture Lighting Europe has created yet another highly efficient, energy saving solution for industrial lighting schemes with its new and advanced VLED Highbay Pro. The luminaire is an upgrade of the company’s established VLED IDT Highbays which have been used for numerous applications across the UK. As the range’s premium product, the VLED Highbay Pro is similar to the original…

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Outdoor portfolio with high overvoltage protection

 TALEXXdriver Premium OTD devices can withstand 10 kV  Virtual midnight function offers additional savings LED street lights and outdoor lights can be professionally dimmed with voltage-resistant TALEXXdrivers in the Premium OTD series from Tridonic. These drivers for luminaire installation offer impressive surge/burst resistance of 10 kV and are extremely durable with a life of 100,000 hours. Tridonic has extended its…

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Design Award Success for Gooee at Light+Building 2016

Gooee, the smart lighting ecosystem provider, has won a prestigious award at Light+Building 2016, recognising its expertise and innovation in harnessing the Internet of Things (IoT). The company scooped a Design Plus Award as one of the best 25 products from the world of lighting, electro-technology and home/building automation. Gooee was applauded for demonstrating ‘innovation and outstanding quality’ in a field of…

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Funding scheme dips the lighting bill for Valleys authority

Local authorities across the UK are facing the challenge of providing high-quality public services at times of budgeting. To counter this, many are recognising the benefit of investing in energy efficient street lighting technologies as an effective means to drive down energy bills. Street lighting across the UK is estimated to account for over a million tonnes of CO2 emissions…

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Eaton Expands LED range for Efficient Lighting in Industrial Buildings

Power management company Eaton is aiming to improve the quality and efficiency of lighting in industrial buildings by expanding its range of robust LED luminaires. The new additions to Eaton’s comprehensive lighting portfolio are the Tufflite and Linergy LED luminaires. Additionally, its existing Litex family of products has been updated with the addition of next-generation LED technology. Andy Gallacher, lighting…

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Let there be Lumie!

Sunshine is clinically proven to make us happier, but is something often in short supply during a British winter (or summer for that matter). A continual lack of natural light can cause serotonin and melatonin levels in the body to drop, triggering the symptoms of depression. Up to 24% of the UK population experience the winter blues and of those,…

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Why wireless control brightens the effect of LED lighting

LED lighting is revolutionising the lighting industry and creating completely new market conditions. However, unlocking its full potential has been hampered by a lack of simple and easy to install industry standard solutions enabling personal control, energy conservation and compliance with increasingly stringent building standards. To fulfil all of these requirements, LED control based on standardised wireless technology is the…

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Wolf Laundry says YESSS to energy efficient refurbishment

Leading electrical wholesaler, YESSS Electrical, has supplied commercial laundry equipment specialist, Wolf Laundry, with a large number of items for the refurbishment of its new headquarters. YESSS Electrical’s Barnsley branch equipped Grimethorpe-based Wolf Laundry with approximately £4,000 of electrical supplies for the 3,500 square ft. property, including several energy efficient LED products such as 600 x 600 LED panels, round…

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Feel-good light for offices, education and healthcare facilities

Tunable White now available for area luminaires Tridonic has expanded its product portfolio in the Tunable White segment with the addition of the square TALEXXengine QLE PREMIUM LED module. This has been designed specifically for area luminaires in healthcare facilities, offices and educational establishments. People, be they patients, staff or students who spend many hours in artificial lighting will be…

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