PROJECTS
NEWS
Lux Awards 2012: the full shortlist

Judging for the Lux Awards is complete and the full shortlist can now be revealed.

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NEWS
Labour accuses Tory councils over streetlight switch-offs

A survey of local authorities in England commissioned by the Labour Party has revealed that most Conservative-controlled county councils and unitary authorities are switching lights off for hours every night

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Europe prepares for major energy-efficiency drive

According to The Guardian, leaked documents showed that UK officials pushed for voluntary energy reduction targets, instead of the originally planned mandatory target of 20 per cent reductions by 2020. The new Energy Efficiency Directive introduces targets for public sector …

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Osram and Samsung bury hatchet and plan joint LED development

Osram and Samsung have settled all LED patent suits between them and are looking at working together to develop new LED products.

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Revenue up 50% at PhotonStar

PhotonStar has announced a 50 per cent increase in revenue in the first half of the year, to £3.82 million.

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Osram to open new plant in China

Osram has laid the foundations of a new plant in Wuxi, China, where LED products will be assembled.

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Lux Awards project categories shortlist announced

Initial judging for the project categories of the Lux Awards 2012 is now complete.

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Companies collaborate on outdoor lighting management software

Six lighting companies have come together to develop a standard software interface for managing outdoor lighting.

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Public lighting energy consumption falls

Energy consumption from public lighting in the UK fell by 56 gigawatt hours between 2010 and 2011.

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Siemens to spin off Osram as flotation plan abandoned

Siemens has ditched plans to float its lighting subsidiary Osram on the stock market, opting instead to spin the business off to existing shareholders.

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BENCHTESTS
Breakthrough lamp hits all the numbers

The GU10 lamp has a bad name for quality. But an LED version from the inventors of the format could change all that. Ray Molony reports

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FORUMS
Supporting standards

This year’s Light + Building focused on innovative, energy-efficient technologies and solutions.

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FORUMS
The need for a lighting review

Dear Sir,
We need to change the way that we assess project costs.

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