In March 2018 Philips Lighting announced their intention to change company name to Signify while keeping the Philips brand for its products. The company, which is focusing its business on medical equipment and services, said its full-year net profit was down 41.3 percent at 1.09 billion euros ($1.25 billion) on sales of 18.12 billion euros, up nearly two … Continue reading Philips underlying 2018 profit higher after selling their Lighting and Electrical Appliance Divisions.
Linear Fluorescent vs Linear LED Pros and Cons. Linear fluorescent lamps have been a staple in the lighting industry for their efficiency, long life, and relatively low up-front cost but now the tide is turning and many of our customers using linear fluorescents are asking about opportunities to retrofit the lamps to LED. Linear LED tubes come … Continue reading Linear Fluorescent vs Linear LED Pros and Cons.
What is UVC germicidal UV Light Ultraviolet light is part of the light spectrum, which is classified into three wavelength ranges: UV-C, from 100 nanometers (nm) to 280 nm UV-B, from 280 nm to 315 nm UV-A, from 315 nm to 400 nm UV-C light is germicidal – i.e., it deactivates the DNA of bacteria, … Continue reading UVC Germicidal Light-What is it and How does it Work?
Maintenance factors deal with the fact that lighting installations will gradually reduce the amount of light they provide over a number of years, due to lumen depreciation, dirt, failures and so on. The MF is a percentage of the total light output at the start of the installation life, to which the output may eventually … Continue reading The Maintenance Factor and How it Effects Your Lighting Design