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How Green is your Future

How Green is your Future

We tend to always focus on the new and often forget that the greatest opportunity in lighting and emergency lighting is those buildings that have already been constructed. The UK government has made obligations to…

Emergency Lighting

Emergency Lighting

I listened to the news recently and heard about another major fire in London. Thankfully at the time of writing there we no reported deaths or major injuries but the trauma those individuals must have…

The key to success

The key to success

Every age has its alternative comedy slot that shakes the conventions of the time and is seen as the way forward the breath of fresh air, the real ground breakers. Well here’s the truth, what…

Breaking the habit

Breaking the habit

Perhaps the greatest challenge faced by any new technology is not the competition or other technologies but the restrictions consciously or sub consciously applied by the potential users of that technology. We are comfortable with…

Emergency and IoT - zencontrol

Emergency lighting & IoT

This is a topic close to my heart as I have spent many years promoting good emergency lighting and especially its testing and management. The dawn of smart building and smart cities has been very…

an eye to the future - zencontrol

An eye to the future

No individual truly knows what will happen in the next 5 or 10 years, yet we must make decisions on the controls we should use in our buildings, based on what? This is the dilemma,…

what benefit control

What benefit control

I have already spoken about the impact LED’s have had in lighting and the considerable energy savings that have been realised through the so called “Ledification” of lighting. Dramatic energy savings have been achieved and…

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