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.

Fontana Arte is sold

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

Towering exports

Befast-based AM Light secured a major export contract to provide lighting to Kuwait’s Al Wafra Tower