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Conventional lighting declining faster than we anticipated says Philips exec

29 September 2014

Head of Light Sources and Electronics division predicts that traditional part of business will decline by 10 per cent per annum


£4m investment at Dextra

30 September 2014

The company has expanded its electronics facility, allowing it to become one of the first European lighting manufacturers to produce LED components in-house

Council House, Derby

£10k lighting grants available for Derby businesses

30 September 2014

The Bespoke programme, part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, is offering five businesses the chance to receive grant support

Dog-poo-powered lighting

Adelaide council dumps plans to power street lights using dog poo

29 September 2014

City council decides not to power street lights using dog-waste-powered biomass generator


£1.2m funding for Birmingham-based lighting company

29 September 2014

Lightsense UK will receive investment from Finance Birmingham to help fund its expansion


Toshiba to expand lighting business in India

26 September 2014

The company is reportedly aiming to generate $40 million (£24.5 million) in the region within the next five years through its LED segment

Frans van Houten (Philips)

Philips to split off lighting division

23 September 2014

The company plans to create a standalone lighting business and will merge its consumer and healthcare divisions

The EMAP members of the Kilimanjaro team

Top Right Kilimanjaro team thanks sponsors as it passes £33K mark

23 September 2014

With less than 2 weeks to go until Kilimanjaro expedition, the 15-man team has raised £33K of its 50K target

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

Guy Simmonds, MechoShade Systems

Guy Simmonds appointed MD of MechoShade Systems

23 September 2014

Simmonds will direct the day-to-day operation of the enterprise, serving the design-build community in the UK and throughout the Middle East

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

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

Cirque du Soleil short film features flying lampshades

29 September 2014

Ten quadcopters are controlled by a series of computer algorithms to create a flying dance performance

Intu Lakeside

100% LED scheme created for Intu Lakeside food hall

30 September 2014

The new Lighting Design International LED scheme is designed to draw customers into what was once a dreary and unloved space

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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