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Richard Hayes asks: is that light OFF?

“What does off mean?” In the good/bad old days you turned off your lights with a physical switch.  This device […]

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The Circular Economy – but how will it work?

Lighting manufacturers are rightly embracing the principles of the Circular Economy and we’re looking forward to seeing lots of new […]

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Explainer: calculating Maintenance Factor

Richard Hayes recently took a look at the way that Maintenance Factor is often ‘tweaked’ to make the cost of […]

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Explainer: how to choose an electrician for your home

Black Friday has passed and you have received your boxes of replacement lights and want it all installed and working […]

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Getting Maintenance Factor right

We recently posted an investigative piece, looking at the provenance of a Philips IP65 batten that scared the contractor so […]

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Budget LED luminaires: when things go wrong . . . or not

I want to tell you a story . . . It started with a typical LinkedIn post – full of […]

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Explainer: ‘entry level’ luminaires?

I mean, ‘whut?’ This was a new one to me until a couple of weeks ago. Its not that I […]

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Cheap LED lights and Toxic Pricing

A message went across my screen recently informing me that I can buy a 10W exterior floodlight for less than […]

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The Light Review at [d]arc room 2019

For all those who couldn’t make the show, The Light Review let Chris Fordham, our resident product reviewer, loose among […]

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The hidden problem in sealed-for-life LED luminaires.

The Light Review has been looking at sealed-for-life luminaires; those fixtures that come out of the brown box and get […]

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