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LIF, the Lighting Industry Federation, has announced its new president is Peter Denny, with Mike Collett taking on the vice president’s role. Both are well-known figures in the lighting industry.
The appointments follow hot on the heels of the Federation’s workshop regarding the implications and impact on the lighting industry of EuP (Energy Using Directive), and a new format Annual Report (2007).
New LIF president – Peter Denny In a career in the electrical and lighting industries spannin... [more]
A new fluorescent lighting adaptor - the adapT5 adaptor - has recently been introduced to the UK by Light Green, a company in Dorset.
The adaptor will work with any existing T8 and T12 fluorescent light to cut electricity usage without having to change the base unit; with electricity usage being cut by a massive 55% per light bulb, its causing ripples amongst many people in the lighting industry as well as consumers.
The ‘adapT5’ is suited for any users of fluorescent lighting – for smal... [more]
Delta Electronics, Inc. has developed an advanced, energy-saving High Brightness 5W/9W/12W LED Lamp, and demonstrated the new lamp at the Light+Building 2008 exhibition in Frankfurt, April 06-11. The LED lamp is 100% compatible with current sockets (E27) and is similar in appearance to compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) of the same wattage.
The lamp is easily installed and readily replaces CFL and incandescent lamps. Advantages of the Delta High Brightness LED Lamp include: power-saving, excell... [more]
Lighting accounts for approximately 23% of all electricity consumption in industrial areas around the globe. Most high rise buildings consume over 50% of their energy in lighting. Federal and state mandates and incentives are placing new demands on both consumers and suppliers of electrical power. Improvements in technologies for efficient power use will help companies comply with new regulations, and take advantage of market incentives.
Low Carbon Accelerator Limited has made an investment o... [more]
Draka will be showcasing its new Firetuf Powerplus 600/1000V SWA (Steel Wired Armoured) power cable that provides enhanced circuit integrity performance to meet the demanding requirements of BS 7346-6:2005. According to the company, it is the only third-party approved cable on the market that satisfies the stringent requirements of Clause 5.38 of Approved Document B (Fire safety) of the Building Regulations, which came into effect last April.
This independent accreditation is a particularly ... [more]
Louis Poulsen Lighting has launched two of its most popular lamps of the classic range – PH 3/2 table and pendant – in new, black chrome-plated versions.
Designed late in the 1920s, PH 3/2 table and pendant represent a highly decorative fixture series, which has, since its relaunch almost 10 years ago, enjoyed great demand. On the occasion of Poul Henningsen’s 100 anniversary, Louis Poulsen Lighting launched the PH 3/2 series in a burnished version, but it has since then only been available a... [more]