Reduce Costs with Wieland Structured Wiring Systems

Wieland gesisMICROThere are a number of approaches that electrical engineers can take to help reduce the costs of projects. Mark Redfern of Wieland Electric suggests that one of them should be the wider use of structured wiring systems.

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A Clear Message for LEDs from Megaman

Megaman Innovative Light SourcesMaking the right choices for lighting in a commercial building can be very difficult, particularly when you have to balance the demands of the building occupiers with the need to reduce the amount of energy which is being used. In theory the introduction of the LED should have made this far simpler but you still need to be careful with the products you choose to install as Adrian Kitching of Megaman explains.

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Shining a Light on Device Connections

PTSM device connectorDuncan Nicol, Business Development Manager at Phoenix Contact, explains device connection solutions for LED Lighting applications.

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Is all the hype surrounding LED justified?

Aurora’s technical trainer and sales development manager Paul Davidson takes a holistic look at LED and gives a straightforward manufacturer’s account of what the benefits are and how this technology can be best employed.

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Lighting Your Garden for Maximum Effect with Aurora

Paul Davidson of Aurora Lighting looks at the benefits of a cohesive and designed lighting installation rather than just installing lighting equipment. This will help provide an area that can improve people’s moods or alter perceptions in subtle words. Energy and glare can be reduced at the same time.

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Lighting control – can you afford not to?

Delmatic lighting controlsBudget cuts and the need to save energy are just two of the driving factors for the widespread installation of lighting management systems. Here Stephen Woodnutt of Delmatic looks at how such an installation can really help to make a difference to every commercial building.

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Photo-Biological Safety - demystified

There’s a lot of talk about ‘Photo-Biological Safety’ in the LED lighting world these days.  Mainly because on 27 April 2010 the ‘Control of Artificial Optical Radiation at Work Regulations’ came into effect in UK law, enforcing light exposure limits in the workplace.

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New Light Creates Bright Sparks

A study investigating the effects of light on the performance of students at two schools in Ulm, Germany, was carried out by the "ZNL TransferZentrum für Neurowissenschaften und Lernen" (Transfer Centre for Neuroscience and Learning) in conjunction with lighting manufacturer Osram between November 2011 and February 2012.

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LEDs and Lighting Control by CP Electronics

The advent of LED lighting has provided a tempting alternative for traditional light sources such as tungsten filament and fluorescent lighting. LED lighting offers many advantages; but because of the hype surrounding the technology, largely due to the immense amounts of money invested in LED technology by the lighting industry, there has been a lot of misunderstanding and indeed misrepresentation of LED lighting.

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Switch on for Cost Savings Without Compromise

Peter Haseler from the Siemens Building Technologies division argues that a more strategic approach to controlling lighting requirements for buildings and public spaces can deliver real benefits in terms of energy cost reductions and operational effectiveness.

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