A Question of Conversion

Handley JoeJoe Handley, applications development manager at Mackwell discusses the factors that need to be considered when converting general lighting for emergency applications.

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Poor Lighting Is Deterring Repeat Business According To New Research From Lyco

lyco• Guests who experience poor lighting are less likely to return
• ‘Too dark’ is main complaint

Eighty per cent of people who have visited a hospitality venue such as a restaurant, bar, hotel, pub or café within the past 12 months, found the lighting to have had a negative effect on their experience.

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Wieland Electric On Cutting Installation Time: the intelligent approach to cabling

Metalynx2Mark Redfern of Wieland Electric argues that cabling methodology can have a critical role in ensuring building performance, as well as impacting installation schedules.

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Common Emergency Lighting Mistakes

Glass Walled officesOperating commercial premises can present many challenges. As well as providing and maintaining the comfort and welfare of the occupants who may be employees, students or patients, attention must be paid to health and safety.

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Mackwell: Risk Assessments And Emergency Lighting

planningWhen emergency lighting is installed in a building, legal requirements are put in place to ensure that this complies with standard procedures. This article outlines the various measures that need to take place in order for a building to be compliant.

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Designing For Smarter Lighting Control - Understanding The Options

33gracechurchstreetWhen it comes to making buildings smarter, the lighting control choices have a key role to play. Stewart Langdown of CPN Lighting Control considers the options

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Mackwell And The The Internet of Things - Providing A Direct Link To The Building Network

Mackwell OriginIts official, the age of connectivity has arrived! Well to be honest it has been with us for many years, connecting our lives since the emergence of the first smart phones.

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Facing Up To The Challenges Of The Wholesale Sector

AdrianKitchingThe wholesale sector will face some tough challenges in the coming years. Now is the time to face up to those challenges and start to put the appropriate responses in place, says Adrian Kitching of Crompton Lamps

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Mackwell Electronics And Conserving Energy In Emergency Lighting

Energy SavingsStewart Langdown MSLL, Business Development Director at Mackwell Electronics considers the power consumption taken by non-maintained emergency lighting and new technology now developed to save energy.

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Mackwell And BIG DATA, BIG RESPONSIBILITY

Big DataStewart Langdown MSLL, Business Development Director At Mackwell Discusses The Challenges We Face With Big Data And The Opportunities That Lie Ahead

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