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The latest addition to Cooper Lighting’s Axent brand of architectural lighting solutions is the LSR series of suspended linear fluorescent luminaires, which are designed to provide uniform, omnidirectional lighting from a stylish, contemporary fitting.
Available in 100mm-wide single or 260mm-wide twin lamp formats, the Axent LSR luminaires can be mounted individually or as a continuous system for unbroken runs of light.
Providing excellent wall and ceiling illumination, the Axent LSR seri... [more]
As part of its Axent brand of architectural lighting solutions, Cooper Lighting has introduced a new linear fluorescent lighting system that can be mounted in no fewer than five different ways.
Fully recessed, semi-recessed, surface-mount, suspended and wall-mount installations are all possible with the versatile Axent LSN system and, with a little imagination, these mounting options can even be combined to create unique configurations for an extra touch of style.
Developed specifically to... [more]
Cooper Lighting has completely redesigned its Crompton Varsity range of surface fluorescent luminaires, giving this product line a contemporary styling that is not only attractive but also easy to clean.
Featuring a flush-fitting curved diffuser, the new Varsity design virtually eliminates dust traps and is available in a general-purpose version, as well as two other versions aimed at specific applications: Varsity School and Varsity Hospital.
Varsity School retains all the technical and a... [more]
The 17th Edition of the IEE Wiring Regulations, BS 7671: 2008 was issued on January 1st 2008 with the intention that it will take effect on 1st July 2008. Until the end of June 2008, installations can be completed to either 16th or 17th editions, but after this six-month transition period, every electrical installation will need to be designed, installed, inspected, tested and certified according to these new regulations.
The 17th Edition is restructured compared to the present 16th Edition a... [more]
O2, which is owned and operated by AEG [Anschutz Entertainment Group], is being heralded as "Europe's finest indoor music and sports venue". Described by AEG as “a city-within-a-city”, the O2 arena is surrounded by an entertainment district that will open to all, night and day. This comprises a number of leisure attractions, including an 11-screen cinema, exhibition space, an indigo music club, restaurants, bars and cafés, all lining an avenue as wide and long as Bond Street.
Draka has play... [more]
Total Electrical Training has appointed former Air Force electronics specialist George Wilson as technical director. The appointment is in advance of publication of the 17th edition of the IEE Wiring Regulations.
Before joining Total Electrical Training, Wilson spent 24 years in the Royal Air Force. On leaving the Royal Air Force, he spent three years as a senior technical project manager at Lola Cars International, one of the oldest and largest manufacturers of high performance racing cars ... [more]