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We round-up articles on a range of lighting issues - from designing to implementing and maintaining a scheme.

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20 September 2017 | by

Two new European standards - EN 81-20 and EN 81-50 - have come into effect for all lift installations established from 1 September 2017. Here we detail some of the key changes introduced with the aim of improving passenger and technician safety.

29 March 2017 | by

The Swedish-headquartered purveyor of MALMs, EKTORPs and BILLY bookcases is set to make a play for the smart lighting market with its new TRÅDFRI range. With BSRIA estimating that the smart home and light market in the UK is set to grow by almost 30% in 2017 is it time to start specifying smart tech? We look to shed some light on the subject.

21 February 2017 | by

Revisions to BS 5266 have been made to better align the document with national and European standards and to reflect the fact that, in some scenarios, such as hospitals or care homes, occupants may need to remain on the premises in safety.

01 June 2013 | by

Pavement lights first appeared in London in the late 1880s in the form of cast iron frames glazed with cut squares of glass.

16 July 2011 | by

This programme explores the reality behind the hype, explaining how LEDs work, outlining their history and providing a detailed discussion of the qualities of LEDs within six key categories.

01 March 2010 | by

The 2010 edition of Part L is going to require even greater efficiencies from lighting systems. BSRIA lighting specialist, Richard Forster, identifies the major changes.

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