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National Gallery tests how LEDs affect colour perception

21 July 2014

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

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Cash for lighting firms who bring manufacture back from China

18 July 2014

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.

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

15 July 2014

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.

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Redeveloped Tube stations to go all-LED

14 July 2014

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

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

03 July 2014

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.

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Rail lighting procurement struggling to keep up with technology

02 July 2014

Rapid technology development, rigid procurement practices and long periods from specification to installation mean new rail lighting schemes are still using old technology, experts told the Lighting for Rail conference today.

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Rail operators ‘won’t use controls until they get easier’

02 July 2014

Lighting controls on Britain’s railways are being overridden – and will continue to be until suppliers make them easier to use,  according to experts at Lux’s Lighting for Rail conference today.

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Lumenpulse buys Projection for £16.6m

27 June 2014

Canadian manufacturer Lumenpulse is buying the UK’s Projection Lighting in a deal worth £16.6 million.

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Minister rejects call for bulb ban exemption

20 June 2014

Energy minister Greg Barker has rejected a call for the UK to be exempted from the European Union’s ban on incandescent lamps.

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Sunderland’s Stadium of Light to be lit by Thorn

19 June 2014

Thorn Lighting is to install an upgraded floodlight system at the Stadium of Light, the home ground of Sunderland Association Football Club.

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