What is Lighting Design?  How can it be so difficult? This is a question that I have been asked more times than I can remember and that's not because I am getting older and having memory loss.  Gratefully I have not fallen into the unfortunate category...

  I would like to briefly share my Story    My journey into the field of lighting started in 1973 when our family business secured the agency to represent Thorn EMI Lighting (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd in the Eastern Cape. I was also indeed fortunate to have been...

This article is featured in the October 2012 Edition of EE Publishers' Vector Magazine - http://www.ee.co.za/article/blair-hammond-and-associate-326.html Introduction A number of articles about the role of the different critical parts of LEDs have been published in Vector previously and in many other lighting publications. None of these articles have...

This is article is featured in the April edition of EE Publishers' Vector Magazine - http://www.ee.co.za/article/power-over-ethernet-for-led-lighting-benefits-beyond-efficiency.html Although the energy efficiency of solid-state lighting has been documented, the most efficient way to power the lighting has been the subject of debate. Alec Makdessian and Thong Hunyh describe how...