Read the latest issue of Sparks Electrical News here - https://www.crown.co.za/images/magazines/sparks-electrical-news/2020/Sparks_Electrical_News_July_2020.pdf I have recently launched a new webinar series, the third series this year. The principle aim of the series is to take a fresh look at the way that we have done lighting design over...

https://www.crown.co.za/sparks-electrical-news/lighting-sen/11974-shedding-light-with-philip-hammond-the-importance-of-fully-compliant-emergency-lighting Do you remember the awful fires at Grenfell Tower in London, United Kingdom in June 2017; the Marco Polo condominium fire in Honolulu, Hawaii in 2017; the shopping ,all fire in Kemerovo, Russia in March 2018; the Claremont Hotel fire in Eastbourne, England in November...

https://www.crown.co.za/sparks-electrical-news/lighting-sen/11751-shedding-light-with-philip-hammond I would like to wish the readers an extremely successful and profitable 2020. We all hope that Eskom keeps the lights on, but I will do my best to contribute to enhanced energy efficiency by keeping you well informed about the latest lighting and lighting...

https://www.ee.co.za/article/the-psychology-of-colour-and-how-it-impacts-branding.html This article explores the perception of colour across cultures and highlights the use of colour in corporate branding. Never underestimate the importance of selecting the right colour to represent a brand. Every colour used in branding has a psychological link or message. It is, however, very...

http://www.ee.co.za/article/lighting-matters-on-the-subject-of-luminaires.html When I initially thought about writing this article, it was to discuss some of the different categories of luminaire. After more careful contemplation, I thought it best to reflect on the changes I have observed over my 46 years in the lighting industry. The question I...

Vector Magazine Link - http://www.ee.co.za/article/the-importance-of-lower-light-levels-shade-shadows-and-darkness-in-lighting.html New lighting technologies are about to change the way we do lighting design, how we install lighting and how we will use it. Day is, of course, divided into daytime and night time or, put another way, light and dark. Daylight gives...