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Major Aurora refit investment

Aurora has upgraded ALEX (the Aurora Lighting Experience) with a major investment at its Apex Park facility in Welwyn Garden City.

This is the energy savings solutions providers second major investment this year.

ALEX 2.0 includes a LightBox conference suite and LightLab, which features an Integrating Sphere for product testing, together with interactive displays.

Neil Salt: 'We are determined to lead by example

Neil Salt: 'We are determined to lead by example

LightBox is designed to create an environment where visitors experience the difference between halogen, CFL and LED sources as well as colour temperature. It can hold over 100 people.

The Integrating Sphere from ProLite Technology is equipped with a Labsphere radiospectrometer, which provides lamp data.

Multiple iPads are used to explain LED binning, colour temperature, thermal management, CTA Dimming and other new technologies. A series of 40” LCDs are used to present the Aurora range.

Marketing director Neil Salt said: ‘Aurora’s significant investment in the Integrating Sphere means that lighting projects can now be designed with complete confidence using reliable lighting data.

‘The reliability issue is crucial at a time when so much market misunderstanding surrounds LED technology. We are determined to lead by example to overcome the confusion regarding manufacturers’ data.’

UK technical director Pete Hard said: ‘The LightLab offers the capability of testing all light sources, not just those manufactured by Aurora.’

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