News

21 July

National Gallery tests how LEDs affect colour perception

An interactive experiment is under way at the National Gallery to test people’s perceptions of colour using a prototype tunable LED system.

18 July

Cash for lighting firms who bring manufacture back from China

The LIA and the Department for Business are urging luminaire and lighting equipment makers to bid for a share of a newly-released £100 million government fund.

15 July

Crime down after streetlight switch-off - but road safety fears persist

Burglary, car crime, violent crime and antisocial behaviour have all fallen by more than 20 per cent during times when streetlights have been switched off in Warwickshire.

14 July

Redeveloped Tube stations to go all-LED

New lighting at several London Underground stations that are currently being redeveloped will be all-LED.

03 July

Lights may fade in winter due to short electricity supplies, Ofgem warns

Lights may fade at sporadic intervals during the winter of 2015-2016 as the National Grid balances supply and demand of electricity, energy regulator Ofgem has warned.

Lux Report

Leading specifiers and suppliers of lighting for Britain's rail network discuss safety, standards and the shift from traditional lighting to new technologies such as LED and controls. Featuring: Graham Skinner, CU Phosco Norman Emery, Selux Darren Pearce, Abacus Keith Miller, GIA Equation Ian Stanton, iGuzzini Alasdair McRury, Holophane Rahman Mustapha, Transport for London Paul Kerrigan, Crossrail Ivan Perre, London Underground Tony Howells, Department for Business Innovation and Skills Jeff Shaw, Arup Lighting Design  Nick Shaw, Dextra Group Alan Grant, DW Windsor Terry Denyer, Network Rail Paul Meenan, Docklands Light Railway Ian Potter, Approved Inspector Services