LIGHTING ECONOMIST
How green are your LEDs?

Dave Tilley asks whether the desperate quest for energy eficiency – and the enthusiastic adoption of LEDs – has blinded businesses to the true meaning of sustainability

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LEGISLATION

The latest edition of the SLL Code for Lighting is nothing if not revolutionary. Jill Entwistle takes a look at the latest radical changes to the industry’s design bible

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KNOWLEDGE

The government’s flagship energy efficiency scheme, the Green Deal, should be upon us in the autumn. The Lighting Industry Association gives us the lowdown

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LEGISLATION

Let the bells ring out, pop open the champagne. All hail Leni, the new lighting king… well, maybe not, but Liz Peck says you can’t blame her for being a little excited

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DR JONES
The doctor will see you now…

Lux magazine’s resident technical boffin takes the fear out of lighting technology by answering the questions you are afraid to ask

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ENVIRONMENT

Why do companies recycle lamps and luminaires when they could reuse them? Pennie Varvarides takes a look at equipment reuse, the second R in the mantra ‘reduce, reuse and recycle’ – and arguable the most important to sustainability

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DR JONES
The doctor will see you now…

There’s no getting away from it, lighting is a technical subject. But you don’t need a physics degree to understand it all – you need the doctor. Dr Gareth Jones, that is, one of the UK’s top experts. Send your questions to thedoctor@archive.luxmagazine.co.uk. Next!

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KNOWLEDGE
Coming of age

Do you know a lighting installation that’s long in the tooth? Perhaps it’s time to put it out of its misery and replace it with a younger model, says Gordon Routledge

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KNOWLEDGE
Capital Gains

John Gorse reveals how energy-efficient lighting can not only cut carbon emissions but also improve business cash flow thanks to Enhanced Capital Allowances

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KNOWLEDGE
All LED downlights are 100% efficient

Independent lighting consultant Alan Tulla explains how easy it is to be misled by measurements of the light output of LED luminaires

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