Lamp recycling should be free

Recolight still come across many FM companies that are being charged for their waste lamp recycling.  All too often, they are not aware that under the WEEE regulations, they should be able to access a free recycling service, funded by lamp producers. WEEE compliance & recycling explained The WEEE regulations were introduced to the UK 10 years ago to make…

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St James’ gets an overwhelming reception

A range of custom Spectral Lighting products have created a spectacular lighting solution at a mixed-use development in the heart of London. The company’s H-PROFIL and TURUS luminaires are combined to innovative effect to create a stunning centrepiece in the building’s reception area, while STORA completely transforms the lift lobby area. The development is located at 55 St James’ Street’s…

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Spectral eyes up the competition with IRIS at SDS17

Taking centre stage at Spectral Lighting’s Surface Design Show stand this year was be the stunning Iris L, a larger variation on the popular IRIS LED luminaire. This was the company’s fourth year at the show. Visitors to Spectral’s stand at the Surface Design Show were able to see the Iris L demonstrate a flicker free, smooth transition from warm…

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Tamlite Lighting to celebrate 50th anniversary with continued investment and a series of events in 2017

Tamlite Lighting, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers and designers of lighting, is celebrating its 50th year in business in 2017. To mark this important milestone, the company has plans for a series of high-profile events throughout the year for customers and partners. “We are proud of our legacy and quite rightly want to shout about our achievements, as well…

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Aura Light introduces easy-upgrade LED tubes

Aura Light has introduced a new energy-efficient, easy-install LED light source to replace traditional fluorescent tubes. The OptiT8 is one of the latest additions to Aura Light’s diverse range of products that offer excellent light quality and significant energy savings. Designed to be a quick solution to reduce costs of existing luminaire installations, the OptiT8 is a retrofit solution to…

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Venture Industrial luminaires used to help company save energy

Venture Lighting Europe’s high performance industrial luminaires have been used to upgrade the lighting at two depots owned by vehicle maintenance and repair company, Marshall Fleet Solutions. Over 50 of Venture’s 150W Highbay Professional luminaires were used across the two sites to upgrade the company’s lighting scheme from 400W Metal Halide lamps to help achieve the company’s aim to reduce…

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Hackney Community College saves £25K a year with second major Salix-funded LED lighting upgrade

Following a successful LED conversion project by Energys Group in 2015, 2016 has seen the East London college make a further investment in the latest Energys lighting technology.  Energys estimates that combined savings of the two projects will be £95K per year. During the second half of 2015, Hackney Community College (HCC) in Shoreditch, East London, implemented a substantial lighting…

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LED lighting for factories; a facility manager’s guide

For professionals wondering how to save energy in factories, retrofit LED solutions will deliver and perform better than legacy solutions. But choosing the best, well considered options and specifications depends on your exact scenario. The Carbon Trust says lighting typically consumes 20% of the electricity used in commercial and industrial buildings. In these times of high energy prices, finding cost-effective…

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