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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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ILP calls for papers

The Institution of Lighting Professionals has issued a call for papers for its annual conference and exhibition later this year.

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Fontana Arte is sold

Debt-ridden decorative lighting brand Fontana Arte has been bought by Italian home automation maker Nice for £2 million.