Lighting

  • Luceco acquires Kingfisher Lighting

    By Debbie Eales on September 22, 2017
    In its first acquisition since its initial public offering (IPO) last November, Luceco has acquired Mansfield-based Kingfisher Lighting Ltd for £9.8m. Kingfisher’s management team will remain with the company to help integrate the business. Kingfisher posted revenue of £11.7m for the year ended 31st March and earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortisation of £1.6 million, with gross assets of […]
  • CP Electronics launches miniature PIR for outdoor luminaire integration

    By BSEE on August 17, 2017
    A miniature IP65-rated PIR presence detector has been launched by CP Electronics, allowing for maximum ease of integration and installation into outdoor luminaires. The EBMHS-IP miniature PIR presence detector from CP Electronics, the UK’s leading supplier of lighting controls, has been tested and approved to IP65 rating in accordance to BS60598-1 2015 standards for 15 minutes, demonstrating impressive water ingress […]
  • CPN provides lighting controls for new Remembrance Centre

    By Debbie Eales on June 28, 2017
    CPN Lighting has supplied a comprehensive lighting management system for the new £15.7 million Remembrance Centre at the National Memorial Arboretum. The system uses a range of CPN Lighting’s products to ensure the lighting control is precisely tailored to the needs of each space, whilst minimising the environmental impact of operating the building. The National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire, opened […]
  • Fulham Acquires Control Network Solutions

    By Debbie Eales on April 19, 2017
    Fulham Co Inc, a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, has acquired the assets of partner company Control Network Solutions (CNS), the UK-based creator of the elitedali smart lighting control and management system. This transaction continues Fulham’s strategic European expansion. Fulham has been developing its relationship with CNS for over a year and utilising […]
  • Helvar fine-tunes lighting with Light over Time®

    By BSEE on March 22, 2017
    Helvar is delighted to present its latest development in lighting control software, Light over Time®. Light over Time® is the most recent innovation in Helvar’s Human Centric Lighting range called Intelligent Colour or iC. The feature enables lighting designers, specifiers and end users to graphically visualise the lighting profile for their environment resulting in a more engaging design and end […]
  • LuxLive preview: Your lighting questions answered

    By Debbie Eales on September 16, 2016
    It’s become very difficult to keep up with the avalanche of new lighting technology coming onto the market but a visit to LuxLive, 23-24 November, ExCeL London, will guide you through the minefield… The earliest LED luminaires were extremely limited in terms of their functional and aesthetic performance. The rush to adopt LEDs back then was all about energy reduction […]
  • Report finds ‘human factor’ important in LED use

    By Debbie Eales on May 18, 2016
    A report into the human responses to LED lighting solutions has concluded that the human reaction to light sources should be a primary factor in deciding to deploy them, not just efficiency or cost. Commissioned by the Society of Light and Lighting (SLL), part of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), and produced by Public Health England, the […]
  • The Lighting Industry Association – supporting a level lighting playing field in Europe

    By Debbie Eales on May 18, 2016
    The Lighting Industry Association’s (LIA) new 12,500 sq ft purpose built laboratories have bid successfully and are undertaking testing as part of LightingEurope’s Compliant Lighting Initiative. The objective of the Initiative is to support the placing of compliant lighting products on the European market through effective market surveillance, safe and good quality lighting products for consumers in Europe; as well […]
  • Dedo lights light up galleries for auctioneer, Phillips

    By Debbie Eales on January 15, 2015
    When auctioneer Phillips moved to a new purpose-designed HQ in London’s Berkeley Square they commissioned two new high-spec gallery spaces and turned to Dedo Weigert Film GmbH, Munich, to supply state of the art lighting fittings. The innovative lighting system was specified in-house by Phillips’ Gallery Manager Ian Bell working closely with Ossie Jung of Prolight Direct. The fittings were […]
  • Light School offers inspiration at Surface Design Show 2015

    By Debbie Eales on January 5, 2015
    For the second year running, Light School will be providing inspiration and ideas on how to use light within spaces and buildings, at next month’s Surface Design Show (London’s Business Design Centre, February 10-12). Presented by Light Collective and the Institution of Lighting Professionals (ILP), Light School will comprise The School Room, Product School and the School Newspaper – all […]