Louis Vuitton DC microgrid

10 reasons DC grids may be the answer

THERE ARE a host of factors driving local – and regional – electricity distribution towards direct current, and with lighting installations going all LED, is it time the lighting industry began supporting it? Here’s 10 reasons why it could make sense. Lighting has effectively gone...

Luceco Group Lighting carbon neutral

Luceco joins carbon disclosure scheme

THE LUCECO Group has joined the Carbon Disclosure Project, a not-for-profit charity that checks the climate claims of its member companies. The firm – whose brands include DW Windsor, Kingfisher Lighting, Luceco Lighting and BG Electrical – says the move will ensure stakeholders have maximum transparency and an...

Chigubhu Lantern off grid lighting LED little boy

The lanterns made from waste

A LIGHT made from discarded water bottles and waste LED lamps is being supplied to off-grid communities in Zimbabwe. The Chigubhu lantern, designed by young engineering student Aluwaine Manyonga, not only provides solar-powered illumination for school children but simultaneously tackles plastic and electronic waste through re-use. Six...

Our Time on Earth exhibition

Speirs Major’s ‘most sustainable project ever’

TOP lighting design practice Speirs Major challenged itself to create ‘its most sustainable project ever’ when it was tasked with illuminating the latest exhibition at the Barbican Centre in London. ‘Our Time on Earth’ – which showcases creative solutions for climate change – is a temporary exhibition...

Stoane Lighting ZTA TM66

Stoane ZTA is first to achieve ‘excellent’ TM66 rating

STOANE Lighting’s ZTA luminaire has become the first light fitting to achieve a TM66 rating in the excellent category. The spotlight – which scored 2.6, taking it over the 2.5 threshold for the top ranking –  was designed specifically for the circular economy and realises true...

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