Harvard Technology adds DALI variants to programmable driver range


Harvard Technology, world leader in the design, development and manufacture of wireless control solutions for lighting, has launched its latest innovations in the CoolLED programmable driver range, adding both a 40W and 50W Dali Low Voltage SELV variant in the CLS case platform to what is a growing programmable range. 


The power factor corrected, fully isolated SELV output Dali drivers, are initially available in two variants – 200-700mA and 700-1400mA – delivering up to 40W and 50W of power respectively. 


New recessed LED module set to improve office environments and reduce glare

LED module AXIS 5695

Tamlite Lighting, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers and designers of lighting, is launching the AXIS recessed LED module, which provides excellent glare-free illumination for offices.

The energy saving benefit of upgrading office lighting to LED is widely known, but less emphasis has traditionally been placed on the effect modern lighting can have on staff health and wellbeing. The high-performance AXIS LED module has been designed with the key requirements of the office environment in mind, providing high quality, evenly distributed light and reducing the problem of glare by precise optical control of the light distribution.

Why the 2018 halogen ban is brilliant news for everyone

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When halogen bulbs are finally banned across the EU in September 2018, V-TAC – the leading LED lighting company – explains why we should be celebrating the end of unnecessarily high lighting bills, inefficient technology and a massive 15.2 million tonne reduction in Europe’s carbon footprint by 2025.   

Replacing them with more efficient and longer-lasting LED alternatives will cost consumers more than £1 billion* before 1st September, 2018, when the EU halogen ban takes effect.

LED lighting overhaul reduces Air Control Industries’ costs by 70%

One of the new LED Lights at Air Control Industries

Huge business improvements thanks to simple lighting change


• Lighting costs slashed by almost £3,500 per year

• Downtime and maintenance cut by more than half

• C02 emissions drop significantly

Carbon Trust grant helps pays for new lighting

Industrial air movement specialist Air Control Industries is experiencing lower electricity bills and a huge improvement in its warehouse’s working environment, thanks to a bright idea to introduce a new LED lighting system.

LED Lighting Just Got Smarter With FortisDay

Wyvern School

The latest breakthrough innovation in LED technology is a range of recessed luminaires, which is already proving popular in learning environments, to offer as close to natural daylight as possible and present maximum energy savings.

SmartiLumin from FortisDay has been designed with versatility, style and performance in mind.  Best in-class features include a *colour render index (CRI) of 93 light output and efficiencies of greater than 181 lumens per circuit watt, representing 30% less energy usage than what is currently available on the market.

Retailers to experience new smart IoT lighting at EuroShop as Aurora Lighting plans to unveil new platform

Aurora Lighting

Global lighting and technology business Aurora Lighting is set to make a significant impact at EuroShop, the world’s number one retail trade fair taking place from 5 – 9 March, 2017. For the first time, retailers will have the opportunity to experience the benefits of IoT lighting with an exclusive preview of Aurora’s new connected IoT platform, AXiO, which incorporates Gooee technology.

Plugging in to modular buildings – lighting controls in the education sector


As a growing population puts further strain on the demand for public services and school places, local authorities are turning to modular buildings to construct lower carbon buildings more quickly. These buildings, which are typically manufacturedoffsite and pieced together, demand an alternative approach when it comes to lighting control solutions. Martyn Frear, Business Development Manager at CP Electronics looks at key drivers behind the modular building boom and what this means for the lighting control industry.

Modular buildings…a viable option?

Why ESOS improvements is so essential

Facilities Management company MSL has been working hard with their lighting partner Lumilow Lighting to advise their clients on the benefits of implementing ESOS improvements. We spoke with MSL’s Managing Director, Jeremy Harrison to find out why the implementation of ESOS improvements is so important and his top tips for companies to save on their energy costs… 

Managing your company's energy consumption is even more essential with the new Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) legislation, which requires large firms in the UK to undertake a mandatory audit of their energy efficiency activities and capabilities. 

Save 75% on energy costs with SLG lighting

SLG lighting

A new LED lighting installation service from UK lighting supplier SLG Lighting is helping businesses across the UK to slash their energy and lighting maintenance costs – and become eco-friendly at the same time.

Under SLG Lighting’s Energy Saving Programme, businesses and public sector organisations can reduce their electricity expenditure by up to 75%, which can help to repay the installation costs in fewer than two years. 

Ringing the CCT changes with LED


Alan Morton, Managing Director of Amitex LED, introduces the latest LED colour temperature changing technology.

A recent survey by workplace solutions provider Steelcase highlights the importance of lighting, and the ability to control it. It found that 32% of UK workers are unhappy with the light intensity at work. Only 21% of those surveyed said they could alter the lighting, yet the study showed that a lack of flexibility & control over their physical work environment meant a lack of engagement by workers, which translated into poor concentration and productivity.

Gooee enters South America: 1st Brazilian IoT Lighting partnership with Lumicenter

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Smart lighting start-up Gooee, creator of the first ‘full stack’ cloud-based platform that connects lighting manufacturers to the IoT, has extended its international reach to South America by partnering with the Lumicenter Lighting Group, the Brazilian provider of conventional and LED lighting solutions.

This partnership will enable Lumicenter to integrate and further develop Gooee’s IoT-enabling technology within its lighting products.

Fitzgerald Lighting the Professionals Choice When It Comes to Lighting

Fitzgerald Lighting the Professionals Choice When It Comes to Lighting

Fitzgerald Lighting is a Flexible family run manufacturer of high quality, high performance and long-life LED luminaire solutions for commercial, industrial, Educational and Healthcare applications.

The LED lighting solutions offered by the company are manufactured at our own state of the art UK manufacturing facility in Bodmin, Cornwall, were they are manufactured to BSI / ISO 9001 standards.


Our manufacturing processes ensure that the highest standards of quality control and luminaire efficacy are reached, with a high luminaire lumen maintained throughout the long life of the product.

Harvard Technology commended in Lux Emergency Award


Harvard Technology, world leader in the design, development and manufacture of energy saving lighting solutions, has been commended in the ‘Emergency Lighting Product of the Year’ category at the Lux Awards 2016 for the EyeNut Combined Emergency driver.

Harvard Technology’s EyeNut Combined Emergency driver allows users to retrofit automated emergency luminaire testing into large, multi-site estates for the first time – with results accessible from anywhere in the world via the cloud-based EyeNut system. 

Crompton, one of the leading players in the Indian lighting market, announces partnership with Gooee

Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals (CGCEL), India’s leading supplier of consumer electrical goods, lighting and lighting automation systems, has teamed up with Gooee, the UK based creator of the world’s first full-stack operating platform connecting lighting manufacturers and their customers to the IoT.

Under the terms of the agreement, Crompton will become Gooee’s launch partner in India and will be able to use Gooee’s innovative new lighting ecosystem to provide additional functionality and value to customer lighting and IoT solutions.