Efficient by design, wasteful in the real world

Lighting designers are frustrated when their carefully considered low-energy schemes are operated by people who neither know nor care how it should work, says Kevan Shaw

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Time to quit the propaganda


The marketing of LEDs has been characterised by overselling and propaganda. The time has now come for manufacturers to take a more responsible approach

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LEDs – from cradle to grave

The manufacture of LEDs and their disposal comes under the Eco warrior’s steely gaze. By Kevan Shaw, design director at KSLD

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Out of Control!

It’s time the lighting industry started designing effective, sophisticated lighting controls rather than messing about devising yet more energy-guzzling light sources, says Kevan Shaw, design director at KSLD

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