Standards (Tech Hub)

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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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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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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Say hello to eFixx

You know the thing; you’re sitting quietly in the garden, enjoying the unexpected sunshine with a fine chilled prosecco, when […]

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Explainer: luminaires and fire risk

We have a somewhat tense relationship with light and fire. After all, for millenia, light and fire meant much the […]

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Explaining: IP ratings

The IP Rating system is there to provide a guide to the degree of protection that lighting equipment has against […]

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Recolight

The net is closing-in for online non-compliance

A new EU regulation[1] means that online fulfilment houses will be required to take responsibility for compliance documentation, if there […]

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Explainer: understanding lighting Standards

Standards are there to ensure that products and services are delivered in a ‘standard’ fashion. Often, standards refer to the […]

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UGR16: what’s going on?

A year ago, manufacturers were complaining about the rigours of UGR19. Specifiers – or, more to the point, facilities managers […]

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