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With a new code of practice for emergency escape lighting and incandescent lamps now history, we discuss the implications, report on the impact of developments in LED technology on internal and external lighting and look at the way designers and manufacturers are responding to this.
The LED revolution is engulfing the entire lighting industry, and in 2013 it looks set to hit the commercial office sector. Kuldeep Vali of Concord at Havells-Sylvania explains how changes to legislation and design will bring LEDs into the workplace
A selection of the products specified for Coffey Architects’ BFI Library
There are many lamp types on the market, with a multitude of developments having taken place in recent years, aiming to reduce energy consumption. But with long life spans, less need for maintenance and more lumens for less power, the LED has to be the lamp of choice where sustainability is key.
A window on estimating from BCIS. Here, Neil Barnett, resource cost services manager of BCIS, the Building Cost Information Service of the RICS, provides the latest sample cost breakdowns for various types of lighting and signage.