Rugby High School enjoys ‘significantly improved’ illumination from energy saving LED upgrade

The comprehensive LED-based lighting upgrade is expected to deliver annual savings of £12.5K and a return on investment of only 4.5 years. Increasing instances of lamp failure, a recognition that the quality of the illumination could be better, and a desire to take advantage of energy savings accruing from the latest LED technology informed a recent upgrade at Rugby High…

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The light fantastic

Earlier this year, the USA marked Workplace Eye Wellness Month. Jane Embury, marketing director at advanced glazing system supplier Wrightstyle, looks at light in the UK workplace, and why we should all be aware of eyesight issues. In the creation, it’s what God made first. You can see it but can’t feel or touch it.  Prosaically, it’s electromagnetic radiation within…

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Brightest in the class

The benefits of switching to LEDs have been well documented in recent years. Facilities managers, tasked with reducing energy costs as well as carbon emissions, have opted to use LED luminaires – often retrospectively – and as a result have been able to enjoy significant savings. Applelec managing director Ian Drinkwater discusses how the latest generation of LEDs is driving…

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London secure storage facility invests in integrated Power over Ethernet lighting system with Prolojk’s Lightmatrix

The Armitage Bolsover Street, London Lighting control system designer and manufacturer Prolojik has supplied its award-winning Power over Ethernet Lightmatrix system to prime secure storage facility, The Armitage, in Marylebone, West London. Specified by facilities technology consultancy firm Tuckers Consultancy Ltd and installed by R B Emerson Group Ltd, the unique system was chosen in part to meet the challenge…

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Brightgreen joins the RIDI family

The RIDI Group is delighted to announce that it has signed an exclusive deal with Brightgreen to distribute the Australian LED specialist’s lighting solutions in the UK. Brightgreen utilises the latest LED technology combined with forward-thinking product design to create beautiful, high quality lighting solutions for high end residential and hospitality applications. Brightgreen is a young, energetic company that is…

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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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