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More musings on lighting equipment…

July 07 2011 — by Iain Ruxton
Publications
Another short blog piece for Lighting Magazine...

Here be giants

This time, a wakeup call about the massive electronics companies who hope to change the face of lighting manufacturing...
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Blogging about ‘kit’ again…

May 26 2011 — by Iain Ruxton
Press | Publications
I'm ranting again on the Lighting Magazine blog. This time my occasional ramblings on the general subject of lighting equipment is about way the industry is trying to sell LED luminaires...

How many new LED luminaires have you seen in the last few months?

How many new luminaires have you seen that weren’t LED-based?

But how many of the LED luminaires genuinely impressed you?

Here in our office, at least, the answers are, “Lots”, “Very few” and “Not many”.

Read it on the Lighting Magazine site or click through to read here...
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Blogging about “Kit”

April 08 2011 — by Iain Ruxton
Publications
I have started writing a series of occasional blogs for UK magazine "Lighting" on the general subject of lighting equipment. The first is a heartfelt rant about properly made kit... "Sweating the Small Stuff".


Everyone wants to talk about light sources at the moment, especially LEDs, CFLs and anything else that can be construed as ‘ultra-efficient’ or ‘sustainable’.

I’m going to buck the trend here. I want to talk about the unglamorous bits of lights. I want to talk about the screws, bolts, washers, gaskets, hinges, rivets, glands, grommets, terminals, connectors, clips, clamps, springs and all the other doofers, widgets and thingummies that lights are actually made of.

Click Through to read the whole piece...
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