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UAE’s LED market set to flourish due to incandescent lamp ban

2 September 2014

From 31 December 2014, the import of incandescent bulbs to the UAE for use in residential areas will be prohibited


Domestic lighting controls eligible for reduced rate of VAT

2 September 2014

Central controls for lighting, heating and ventilation added to HMRC’s list of articles ‘ordinarily’ incoporated in dwellings

Steven V Abramson, UDC

OLED company UDC ranks as 25th fastest-growing public company

27 August 2014

OLED company UDC ranked on the 2014 Fortune magazine list of 100 fastest-growing public companies


Cree and Lextar Electronics announce LED agreement

27 August 2014

Cree and Lextar Electronics have entered into a supply agreement for sapphire-based LED chips

Design LED Products' "light tiles"

IKEA invests in Design LED Products

27 August 2014

The investment will enable Design LED to expand its business and to increase its LED ‘light tile’ product range

Jonathan Speirs - architect and lighting designer 1958-2012

SLL Glasgow lecture to commemorate Jonathan Speirs

26 August 2014

Long-term creative partner Mark Major to deliver inaugural Jonathan Speirs Memorial Lecture

International Year of Light 2015 (IYL 2015)

IALD becomes patron sponsor of International Year of Light 2015

22 August 2014

The UN initiative aims to raise public awareness about the importance of light and optical technologies


Plessey expands distribution network in UK and Ireland

21 August 2014

Plessey has entered into a distribution agreement with Solid State Supplies to expand its European network with coverage in the UK and Ireland market

Brad Zinc 3M

How 3M is moving into the lighting industry

1 July 2014

3M is the technology company behind a whole range of products from the Post-it notes on your desk to the optical filter on your mobile phone. Now the dawn of the LED has encouraged it to make its first forays into the lighting market. Ben Cronin speaks to the company’s global lighting business manager Brad Zinke

Jan Glynn, B.E.G.

B.E.G. announces new appointment

29 August 2014

Lighting controls company B.E.G. has appointed Jan Glynn as its new business development manager

Nicolas Ragiot, Mackwell

Nicolas Ragiot joins Mackwell in Hong Kong

29 August 2014

Mackwell has appointed Nicolas Ragiot as general manager for the Asia region

London School of Economics

A higher calling: lighting for universities

1 September 2014

Lighting looks at some recent high-spec lighting projects at universities across the country

Donate to GOSH and win a Flos String Light

2 July 2014

Your chance to win a beautiful Flos String Light and help Great Ormond Street Hospital

Break some lights

30 June 2014

Lighting designer Graham Rollins destroys LED piñata donkey at Mike Stoane Lighting’s #makesomelights competition

Whitmore Park Primary School

The brightest in the class: climate-based daylight modelling in schools

The Education Funding Agency has produced a new set of national standards for schools that stipulates the use of climate-based daylight modelling. Nadine Buddoo looks at the impact this is having on school design

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