Efficiency and renewables > Lighting systems and control

Could ultraviolet LEDs help fight COVID-19?

23 April, 2020

Ultraviolet LEDs that can decontaminate surfaces from COVID-19 infection are currently being developed by researchers.


Lights that can kill viruses

26 March, 2020

Germicidal lights UV-C are currently being created by Brightgreen in an effort to kill off the COVID-19 virus.


Smart hospital project nominated for lighting award

06 February, 2020

The Calvary Adelaide Hospital project, carried out by lighting integrator mySmart, has been nominated for the 2020 KNX Awards.


Dunedin's streetlights get smart

30 July, 2019

New Zealand's Dunedin City Council will light its streets with Telensa's smart streetlight system, connecting thousands of LEDs via smart city data applications.


Making a lighting impression

15 July, 2019 by David Crossley, Technical Manager, Lighting Council Australia

Implementing impressive lighting installations may be more challenging under the new National Construction Code 2019. Here's how to make the most of the changes.


LUMAWISE Drive LED Holder Type Z50 DALI-2

03 July, 2019

TE Connectivity has announced the LUMAWISE Drive LED Holder Type Z50 – DALI-2 (Digital Addressable Lighting Interface) series for chip-on-board (COB) LEDs used in track and spot lighting. 


Signify BrightSites smart pole

25 June, 2019

The BrightSites smart pole accommodates a variety of IoT applications, always-on connectivity, cameras and environmental sensors, as well as controllable, energy-efficient LED lighting.


Piecing together the smart lighting puzzle

21 June, 2019 by Christian Mildner*

Christian Mildner from Sylvania Connected Solutions suggests cities should apply a vision-driven approach to street lighting controls.


Lighting mimics the sun to improve sleep

14 June, 2019

Australian smart-lighting company LIFX's circadian lighting feature, Day & Dusk, automates lighting to match the sun's colour shifts throughout the day.


Smart streetlights could save cities $15bn

29 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Research predicts smart connected streetlighting deployments will deliver $15 billion in cumulative energy savings for cities by 2023.


Smart lighting project to come to Canberra

18 April, 2019

Itron, Electrix, and Transport Canberra and City Services will create an IIoT network to support smart city and energy solutions in Canberra.


NT installs more smart LED lighting

29 March, 2019

Darwin will replace close to 10,000 streetlights and Palmerston will replace 5000 streetlights with wirelessly connected LEDs.


Atom Lighting LED Bunker range

25 March, 2019

The Atom Lighting range of LED Bunkers offers contemporary designs with corridor lighting sensor and emergency driver technologies available on selected models.


Europeans call for better workplace lighting

01 February, 2019

A survey found that 56% of Europeans would like better workplace lighting, with suggestions for improvements including personalisation, automation and adjustability.


Willoughby Council to slash emissions and costs

05 December, 2018

Willoughby City Council has announced it will replace 1799 streetlights with LED lights and signed a 12-year renewable energy agreement.


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