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Schools could save enough money to hire an extra teacher

Energy-saving measures – including lighting controls – could save enough money in an average secondary school to pay for an extra teacher, the Carbon Trust has calculated

Fifty-two local authorities will pilot school schemes in a bid to reduce energy bills which cost the sector £543 million a year.

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Dialight bags solid state lighting award

Dialight’s 150W DuroSite LED High Bay has won the Elektra award for solid state lighting applications at the European Electronics Industry Awards 2010.

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Correct conversions

ICEL, the emergency lighting arm of the Lighting Industry Federation, has warned that standard luminaires converted to emergency use should be tested for compliance with the relevant regulations and standards.