• Timeguard still leading the way in outdoor LED

    By Sarah on October 9, 2019
    Having  learned the hard way about the false economy of bargain-basement products, estates managers are increasingly opting for Timeguard’s branded quality for outdoor LED lighting. The first LEDPRO products from Timeguard introduced the idea of modular systems:  a choice of mix-and-match black or white slimline floodlights (from 10W right up to 100W) and switches (PIR, photocell or remote-control RF). Choose […]
  • Zumtobel Group partners with technology innovator Casambi for wireless lighting control solutions

    By Sarah on July 4, 2019
    The Zumtobel Group, one of Europe’s leading professional lighting groups, with its core brands Thorn, Tridonic and Zumtobel, has teamed up with Casambi, a multi-award winning pioneer in wireless lighting controls based on Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). The strategic partnership ensures an extensive new range of Thorn and Zumtobel luminaires offering seamless control to users via Casambi’s BLE software control […]
  • Solar solution ups the ante on LED lighting’s climate credentials 

    By Sarah on May 21, 2019
    In response to growing demand from end user customers for energy efficient products, Light Efficient Design UK is taking LED lighting to new levels of energy and emissions performance. The company’s new an all-in-one solar-powered solution features a solar panel and battery integrated directly into the LED fixture. There is no need for trenching or wiring as the fixture does […]
  • Over 12,500 electricians needed for new technology skills demand

    By Sarah on April 26, 2019
    A new labour market report on the electrotechnical industry has estimated that between 12,500 and 15,000 additional skilled electricians will be needed over the next five years to accommodate forecasted growth.  Within this figure, the research suggests that even if an extra 5000 new apprentices qualified by 2023 (representing a 33% increase), this would still leave a shortfall of 7,500-10,000 […]
  • Energys Group encourages NHS Trusts to take advantage of NEW £46m funding

    By Sarah on October 24, 2018
    Energys Group is encouraging NHS Trusts and NHS Foundation Trusts to take advantage of an additional £46m of funding available for LED lighting installations. The funding has been announced by NHS Improvement, and will inject £46m of Public Dividend Capital (PDC) to the NHS Energy Efficiency Fund (NEEF) in order to drive direct energy efficiency in the NHS. LED lighting […]
  • Luceco’s Palladium

    By Sarah on October 22, 2018
    Luceco has recently launched a new Modular Downlight addition to their accent and display range. Palladium offers two wattages; 6W at 560Llm and 8W at 730Llm with an efficacy of up to 94Llm/cW, both with 50,000 hours working life. With a die-cast aluminium heat sink and attachments, this modular design allows for many interior decors. Attachments include fixed, adjustable, adjustable […]
  • Wirelessly interconnected sensor-switched LED diffuser luminaire for modernisation and refurbishment

    By Sarah on October 19, 2018
    The new RS PRO Connect 5100 LED sensor-switched diffuser luminaire is installed in next to no time for an energy-efficient, convenient lighting solution to replace an old diffuser luminaire. Existing wiring and drill holes from the lights being replaced can be used for installing the new ones. All of the luminaire’s parameters are easily set via free STEINEL app. Several […]
  • Zumtobel Group provides a ‘one-stop’ solution for state-of-the-art Spire Nottingham Hospital

    By Sarah on July 6, 2018
    Luminaires from Zumtobel Group companies Zumtobel Lighting and Thorn Lighting have made an important contribution to the sustainability credentials of the Spire Nottingham Hospital in Tollerton, Nottinghamshire. To help create a state-of-the-art environment for patients and staff alike, Zumtobel and Thorn have supplied a huge variety of fittings to illuminate all areas of the 58 bed hospital including the main entrance, […]
  • CP Electronics’ commitment to quality recognised by British Standards Institute

    By Debbie Eales on March 28, 2018
    With customer satisfaction consistently over 94% during the past 10 years, UK lighting controls manufacturer CP Electronics, a Legrand Electric Ltd brand, has shown a long-term commitment to quality. And that dedication has now been recognised by the British Standards Institute (BSI). Mo Mohanaranjan, left, Quality and Environmental Manager at CP Electronics, was presented with a long-service award by the […]
  • 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 […]