Lighting

Philips Lighting OEM wins at Lux Awards 2017
By December 11, 2017 Read More →

Philips Lighting OEM wins at Lux Awards 2017

Philips Lighting has announced one win and one highly commended at the Lux Awards 2017 for their OEM business – Philips Lighting OEM UK. The Lux Awards are a recognised annual event designed to celebrate both creativity and sustainability in lighting. Presented in front of 800 senior lighting professionals at a gala event at the […]

Wiring accessories: It’s time to rethink charging outlets
By November 27, 2017 Read More →

Wiring accessories: It’s time to rethink charging outlets

By Jim Hutchison, National Sales Manager, Crabtree. According to Ericsson’s latest Mobility Report, in Q1 of 2017 smartphones officially accounted for 80% of all mobile phone purchases across the globe. But as smartphone uptake grows, so does consumer demand for battery life. Our research found that 30% of UK adults now charge their phone in […]

By November 15, 2017 Read More →

Philips Lighting reaches milestone 1,000th connected LED street lighting installation in Cardiff

Philips Lighting has delivered its 1,000th project using its Philips CityTouch street light management system. The milestone project, involving installing more than 14,000 Philips connected LED street lights in the City of Cardiff, supports safety and security in the Welsh capital and will help reduce the city’s carbon footprint through massive energy savings and increase […]

Scolmore is proud to support a military veteran family in need
By November 9, 2017 Read More →

Scolmore is proud to support a military veteran family in need

In an episode shown on Wednesday, 8th November, the DIY SOS team returned to Veterans Street in Manchester, where, two years ago, with the help of Prince William and Prince Harry, they launched their most ambitious project yet – transforming a derelict street into a vibrant community for veterans and local people. This time, they […]

The smart lighting revolution
By November 2, 2017 Read More →

The smart lighting revolution

Marie Parry, Marketing Director at Scolmore Group, looks at the developments in the lighting sector and how electrical wholesalers can benefit from the smart lighting revolution. Where it used to be considered a luxury and accessible only to the well off, smart lighting is now becoming more widely accessible thanks to the advancements in technology […]

A guide to selling PIRs
By November 2, 2017 Read More →

A guide to selling PIRs

Timeguard’s Managing Director, Andy Douglas, has some excellent advice for electrical wholesalers on how to help customers avoid setting themselves up for failure – especially when they are focused only on price. “What’s the cheapest PIR you’ve got, mate?” That was said within earshot of a visiting Timeguard representative who only stopped spluttering when he […]

LED lighting: striking the right balance
By September 29, 2017 Read More →

LED lighting: striking the right balance

Offering customers a wide choice of reliable products, technical advice – not to mention margin-making opportunities and peace of mind – are all part of the job for electrical wholesalers. And helping contractors to take advantage of LED lighting can be a challenge. Michael Morrison, Managing Director of Light Efficient Design UK Limited explains. It […]

By September 28, 2017 Read More →

Philips Lighting opens Global Customer Remote Operations Center in Bengaluru, India

Center ushers in new age of services, supporting Philips Lighting’s connected lighting customers across the globe Philips Lighting has opened a Global Customer Remote Operations Center (ROC) in Bengaluru, India. Equipped with the latest network monitoring technology and data analytics software, the new center will enable Philips Lighting to provide its professional connected lighting customers […]

Megaman UK expands project specification team
By September 14, 2017 Read More →

Megaman UK expands project specification team

Megaman’s Project Specification team is expanding once more with the appointment of Craig Turner (pictured) as UK Projects Sales Manager. With almost 30 years of experience and expertise within the electrical and lighting industry, Craig will play an integral role in growing the company’s portfolio of projects. As UK Projects Sales Manager, Craig will lead […]

CP Electronics gets Belle Vue Aces back on track at new stadium

CP Electronics gets Belle Vue Aces back on track at new stadium

British speedway team Belle Vue Aces is providing fans with more enlightening race days after installing a range of standalone lighting controls and a fully addressable lighting control system from CP Electronics. The products are providing greater energy efficiency for the club’s new £8m stadium. CP’s lighting control technologies have been installed in the stadium’s […]