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A role that gets me back into lighting standards This may qualify me as a serious lighting anorak! but I have been involved with lighting standards since my first job as a technician in a lighting laboratory nearly 40 years ago. In fact, my first international...
I recently started an interesting role with the United Nations and for the first time I am out of the commercial world and pushing a purely green agenda which is very rewarding given the imperative to halt global warming. Let me explain more about the programme. The...
It’s been almost a decade of discussing smart lighting, from product discussion to launch. From the exhibition halls at Light & Building to the pages of every lighting magazine, smart-lighting was everywhere. However, even though the hype continues to this day, the last four years can be viewed as a disappointment. The cold, hard sales all of us predicted have not occurred and it’s time to take stock.
The lighting industry has been promoting longer and longer lifetime values happily moving into supplying integrated LED fixtures without serviceable modules. But with failures at half the stated lifetime what does the future hold for consumers and manufacturers?
The lighting industry never stands still for long, and with the mythical 220 lumens per watt barrier recently broken many in the lighting industry are excitedly postulating on whats next? Although a great feet, I believe more important advances in light quality, colour, tunability mean the best is yet to come from LEDs