Category Archives: Lighting & Electrical

Analytik announces UK and Ireland release of GL Optic SPECTIS 1.0 touch, the world’s first Android-based smart spectrometer.

Analytik, partner with German company, GL Optic, announces the first Android-based mobile smart spectrometer for measurement of colour co-ordinates, correlated colour temperature, colour rendering index, luminous flux and many more key lighting parameters.

Scott Safety to cut it’s lighting energy consumption by 81% with MHA Lighting

Scott Safety, a leading provider of life safety protection products and services, is now also leading the way in reducing energy consumption.

With the help of award-winning lighting manufacturer MHA Lighting, Scott Safety, a Tyco Company, is set to cut its lighting energy consumption by 81% at its Skelmersdale site.

Scolmore introduces Inceptor Micro

Just 12 months after the launch of Inceptor, one of the industry’s most sophisticated, integrated LED downlights, Scolmore Group announces the introduction of Inceptor Micro – which incorporates the best features and benefits of its predecessor, and includes a choice of Fixed and Adjustable Bezels and comes with seven year warranty for domestic applications.

New Year, New Business, New Technology for Stronger Growth

Hamilton Litestat, the decorative electrical wiring accessories specialist and lighting control & multi-room audio systems manufacturer, is focused on communicating, to customers, the benefits of offering and utlising new products, designs and especially new technology in 2014.

New controller detects empty rooms to maximise energy efficiency

Mitsubishi Electric has launched a new air conditioning controller that includes the intelligent energy-saving ability to automatically detect when meeting rooms or areas with infrequent use are unoccupied.

RIDI Lighting Launches EDLR Downlighter

RIDI Lighting is pleased to announce its latest LED downlighter – the first to include its own high output chip set module, which lowers costs by around 30%. The long life rating L80 means that it will still be outputting 80% of its total light after 50,000 hours of use.

Luxonic Release New Commercial Lighting Brochure

Luxonic has published a new commercial lighting brochure that highlights the importance of adequate and high quality lighting in the working environments of both office and industrial sectors. The 68-page brochure explains in depth the optimum light levels for various environments and offers a variety of solutions for a range of commercial lighting needs.

Mastervolt Soladin Web Wins at the Solar UK Industry Awards 2013

“Mastervolt is delighted to have won this award, particularly because the Soladin WEB is based on a new philosophy: instead of building an inverter and then thinking about its communication interface, Mastervolt incorporated the experiences and expectations of Internet users directly into the development process. This has led to an especially high need to develop the product’s usability, which is why we have ensured that the power inverter can be installed in a few steps and that monitoring is really easy,” explains David Bassie Product Manager Solar.

Helping fight hospital acquired infection rate with revolutionary new sealed lighting units

MHA Lighting’s award winning TiLite range is providing exceptional lighting to the healthcare sector and NHS.

MHA Lighting’s patented LED lighting technology has been designed to stop dust, bacteria and dead insects from gathering around warm light fittings and spreading deadly superbugs.

Big and Bold! – PEL Services designs sound system for Library of Birmingham

PEL Services Ltd. has completed the design, supply and commissioning of a Public Address (PA) and Voice Alarm (VA) system at the striking new £188 million, 31,000 sqm Library of Birmingham, Europe’s largest public library.

Amina CPD training is as popular as ever

The Amina CPD training is as popular as ever. Many have left the training full of enthusiasm for invisible loudspeakers along with developing the confidence to include invisible sound in their designs.

Hamilton Hartland Raising Standards

Hamilton Litestat has reported an increase in demand for its Hartland box-fix range.  The company attributes this trend to the fact that Hartland is a reliable and stylish choice, ideal for an array of projects.   The collection comprises a range of exceptional accessories with slim front plates, in nine elegant finishes with complementary switch inserts.

Spectral Lighting Launches Energy Efficient STORA

Spectral Lighting, part of the RIDI Group, has released STORA, its latest ultra-efficient LED luminaire. The fitting provides 102 lumens per watt and creates a striking light effect by using an innovative microprism diffuser.

AVA™ LED products are chosen by Virgin to ensure greener railway stations

Virgin Trains has invested in revolutionary LED lighting technology at Birmingham International Railway Station; this will significantly reduce energy consumption and maintenance costs.

KNX UK hosts essential seminar for building professionals at The Lowry in November

The KNX UK Association will be hosting an essential seminar for building professionals on Tuesday 26 November 2013 at The Lowry, Salford Quays, Manchester.

A light makeover with big savings for Dinwiddy House at University of London

High energy savings and low maintenance costs are crucial at Dinwiddy House, a busy and vibrant hall of residence for students at the University of London. These criteria steered the specification of replacement light fittings in the halls and led to the selection of Luxonic Lighting, an expert in high quality lighting solutions across the student market.

Energy saving LED lighting that aids precision work

Award-winning LED lighting company, MHA Lighting, based in Greater Manchester – is leading the way when it comes to slashing lighting energy bills and lowering carbon emissions.

Distribution substation solutions from Lucy Switchgear

Lucy Switchgear, a global leader in switching, protection and automation solutions for electrical distribution systems, exhibited for the first time at the 2013 Healthcare Estates Exhibition highlighting its new Package Substation.

Click Scolmore launches new junction box range

Developing new products that make electrical installation projects quicker and easier to carry out is something Click Scolmore prides itself on and the latest addition of a brand new range of junction boxes is no exception.

Scolmore plugs into Sky

Scolmore Group’s innovative IEC Locks have been used by broadcasting giant, BSkyB, to provide vital protection for servers and IT equipment at a number of data centres throughout its UK network.

RIDI Release LINIA Flat Gear Tray

A new LED gear tray, LINIA FLAT, has been added to RIDI Lighting’s LINIA continuous lighting range. Made from aluminium with varying linear prismatic optical controllers, the gear tray can accommodate LED linear modules and is simple to install into new and existing systems. This allows an existing LINIA system to be upgraded to LED (from fluorescent) without having to exchange the LINIA trunking.

Victorian Home, Hampton Hill

Geri and her partner live in a traditional Victorian home. Due to the age of the building and the materials used in the original design, data connectivity is a common problem.

By installing a Power Ethernet socket close to the modem in the lounge, then adding Mainline Premium Data Sockets, Geri is able to access power and high speed data wherever Mainline track is in the house.

Robin Hood Services halves lighting energy consumption with British made LED lighting

Award-winning lighting manufacturer, MHA Lighting, is helping a leading independent service station to slash its lighting energy bills by 50% with British designed and manufactured LED lighting.

Decorex Preview

Decorative electrical wiring accessories specialist and audio and lighting control systems manufacturer, Hamilton Litestat, will be returning to Decorex 2013 on stand B47.

One Angel Square alight with latest technologies

At One Angel Square, Manchester, stands the landmark building that houses the Co-operative Group’s new headquarters. Striking in its architecture, it is an expression of the Co-op’s values and commitment to the environment: it is a statement for sustainability.

Sontay helps lift energy efficiency at Eden

The Eden Project in Cornwall, one of the UK’s largest visitor attractions, has undergone a site-wide upgrade of its Building Management System (BMS) to enable control of multiple buildings and the iconic Eden biomes.

New Additions to iNELS RF Wireless Control System

Scolmore continues to develop its Wireless Control Systems and has just added two new products that will enhance its capability.

Amina IQ Developer Series – introducing a new price/performance point for invisible sound

Amina, the UK based market leader in invisible loudspeakers is delighted to announce the launch of its brand new iQ series aimed at bringing truly invisible sound to the volume developer market and broadening its appeal to many more multi-room audio applications.


The remarkable S-Box from Cardinal Innovations offers you ‘pop up’ vertical drawer storage solutions at the push of a finger for almost any room.

LED lighting – the benefits to staff and their working environment

Obviously organisations need buildings, which need to be lit, of course – but most of all they need stimulated, healthy and committed employees and as such, getting the best out of your workforce means giving them a quality and comfortable environment that aids their concentration and gives them daylight indoors.