Latest UK Lighting News

CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2015 shortlist announced

CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2015 shortlist announced
October 29, 2014, No Comments

The shortlist for the 14 categories of the CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2015 was revealed last night (28 October 2014). The Lighting for Building Performance Award, includes such diverse projects as Belfast City Hall facade lighting by Arup, Hoare Lea’s head ... Read More»

When the lights go out

When the lights go out
October 28, 2014, No Comments

Author: Colin Pearson, head of the building performance investigation team in the sustainable construction at BSRIA The UK power supply network is complex with a range of large and small power stations fed by different fuels at varying prices.  Some are ... Read More»

Campaign calls for a switch to LED

Campaign calls for a switch to LED
October 28, 2014, No Comments

A  campaign calling for the public to save money and the planet has been launched. See the light asks householders, ‘If there was an easy step that you could take to reduce global warming – and save money on household bills – would ... Read More»

December seminar date announced

December seminar date announced
October 28, 2014, No Comments

Photometric & Optical Testing Services (POTS, Cheltenham) has announced that it will host a seminar: Lighting in the Public Sector, which will take place in Leeds on Wednesday 3 December 2014. With the Government committed to reducing the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions ... Read More»

LED THERE BE LIGHT!

LED THERE BE LIGHT!
October 27, 2014, No Comments

Regularly updated to deliver the most accurate LED calculating tool available, LEDesign from Helvar has been designed to help lighting specialists select the compatible control gear for any given LED light source and compare the energy efficiency of the LED ... Read More»

Lighting Projects

Matisse Beach Club – Dynamic Facade

Matisse Beach Club – Dynamic Facade
October 21, 2014, No Comments

The brief given to Lighting Options Australia by the Matisse Beach Club owner was simple – design a functional and aesthetically appealing LED facade like nothing seen before. In collaboration with Wilsons Signs and Alan Francis from TLS Productions, the ... Read More»

How Focus SB work together with customers to deliver electrical accessories manufactured exactly to clients requirements.

How Focus SB work together with customers to deliver electrical accessories manufactured exactly to clients requirements.
October 15, 2014, No Comments

Focus SB was invited to help deliver a state of the art electrical accessory installation for a new build, traditionally styled, country residence in Cambridgeshire.   The project is an example of what can be achieved when Focus SB, the ... Read More»

Chelsom supply lighting for London’s first Hampton by Hilton Hotel

Chelsom supply lighting for London’s first Hampton by Hilton Hotel
October 6, 2014, No Comments

Just a short walk from one of the capital’s busiest transport hubs, Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo is the brand’s 15th hotel in the UK and the largest outside the United States and since  opening its mid-priced offering and prime location ... Read More»

Chelsom create custom lighting for Europe’s first Rosewood hotel

Chelsom create custom lighting for Europe’s first Rosewood hotel
October 6, 2014, No Comments

Rosewood London is the first European opening for the group, ideally located a stone’s throw away from London’s cosmopolitan entertainment hub, Covent Garden. As part of a magnificent restoration project of the timeless Edwardian Belle Époque building, Chelsom were commissioned ... Read More»

How Large-Scale LED Lighting Adoption Is Making A Difference

How Large-Scale LED Lighting Adoption Is Making A Difference
September 25, 2014, No Comments

It’s no secret that the explosion in LED adoption is spreading beyond small local councils and homeowners and into the strategies of large organisations, bigger cities and much more power hungry buildings. The US government’s Energy.gov site predicts that, by ... Read More»