Efficiency and renewables

Remote lighting lifter

01 February, 2008 | Supplied by: Ingal EPS

The Remote Lighting Lifter enables the lowering of luminaires to the ground electrically via wireless remote control where they can be safely maintained. It is designed for use in factories, warehouses, exhibition centres, sports stadiums, railway stations, auditoriums, schools, hotels and more.


Tackling the challenge of energy conservation

29 January, 2008 by Theo van Deursen, CEO Philips Lighting

Thirty years ago, few people knew anything about the dangers of carbon emissions. Today, the need to mitigate global warming by controlling man-made carbon emissions is probably the single most important issue we face as a global community


Why has emergency and exit lighting been ignored?

24 January, 2008 by Paul Stathis, Editor

Emergency and exit lighting seems to be an orphan in the building industry - it's perceived as being neither part of the fire industry nor part of the electrical industry


Emergency lighting an essential service

17 December, 2007 by Patrick M Byrne, M+H Power Systems

Emergency lighting is an essential service that is quite often forgotten until an accident or catastrophe happens


Call to action on climate change at Bali

13 December, 2007

At the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held in Bali in December, Philips called for action on climate change, outlining specific steps industry and government can adopt to reduce CO2 emissions while maintaining economic growth.


Sophisticated lighting system for 'Crown Live'

04 December, 2007 | Supplied by: Lightmoves Pty Ltd

Built on the former site of the Mercury Lounge, Crown Live is a new direction for live music at the Crown entertainment complex in Melbourne


Innovative lighting control at Singapore National Museum

27 November, 2007 | Supplied by: Legrand Australia P/L

HPM recently pushed its iCONTROL automation technology to new heights with its involvement in a unique and fascinating art installation project at the Singapore National Museum


Victoria University cuts greenhouse gases through efficient lighting upgrade

31 October, 2007 | Supplied by: Ilum-a-lite Pty Ltd

Victoria University (VU) is leading a new school of thought on environmental savings with the installation of a new energy-efficient fluorescent lighting system across six campuses


Warm white LEDs

26 September, 2007 | Supplied by: Tenrod Australia Pty Ltd

The NPF-TSD warm white high lumens SPNovaLED is the latest addition to the Dominant Semiconductors SPNova LED product range.


Light bulbs for environmentally minded Australians

26 September, 2007 by Jerry Davies, Neco

For environmentally conscious Australian homeowners aiming to reduce their carbon footprint, the light went on again as figures about the impact of halogen bulbs were recently released


Global lighting market approaches US$100 billion

14 September, 2007

According to a recent report by US researcher Global Industry Analysts Inc, the worldwide lighting industry for industrial, commercial, residential and public lighting will exceed US$94 billion by 2010.


An alternative to conventional lighting

06 September, 2007

UK company Thorn Lighting is leading a project to develop organic light-emitting diode (OLED) materials and efficient device structures for large area lighting applications.


LEDs for signage

21 August, 2007 | Supplied by: GE Lighting

The Power Grid LED lighting system is designed to be a replacement for fluorescent lighting in light boxes and for backlighting applications.


Energy-efficient lighting upgrade at large apartment complex

28 July, 2007 | Supplied by: Cosmoluce Pty Ltd

Balmain Shores residential complex reduced the operational and maintenance costs of its lighting for 460 apartments while minimising greenhouse gas emissions through an energy efficiency program that included lamp replacement and intelligent control


Compact fluorescent bulb

15 July, 2007 | Supplied by: GE Lighting

GE Tiny is small enough to directly replace both standard and decorative incandescent bulbs such as candles or small rounds, or use in other small fixture types, but with greater energy efficiency.


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