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19.09.2022 at the Light + Building autumn edition

Lighting knowledge galore and games for the fun factor at the stand

The industry initiative is breaking new ground in knowledge transfer for lighting – at Stand C71 in Hall 3.0 at Light + Building, all the…


Detect steps – avoid falls

Lighting prevents accidents in the stairwell

Sometimes it happens very quickly – a wrong step or a stumble is followed by a fall. Falls are among the most common household accidents. Good…


Saving energy at home

Tips for the right choice of lamps

Many people face the coming fall and winter with concern. Will energy supplies last? In order to take precautions, some are already taking steps to…


Summertime, burglary time

Smart against thieves and unwanted visitors

Crime statistics for 2021 count around 55,000 residential burglaries and attempted burglaries. Therefore people are more and more protecting their…


FILD launches Lighting for Excellence Student Award

Student competition promotes lighting design in architecture

The Federation of International Lighting Design (FILD) promotes student projects that combine creative design with a suitable lighting concept and…


Bright, stable and easy to recycle

LEC – electrochemical cells emit blue and white light

Researchers from Munich and Turin have developed a low-cost and uncomplicated production lighting technology with light-emitting electrochemical…


Living in the attic

Smart lighting solutions for special rooms

Penthouses are cozy but also quite “odd“. In comparison to other appartements there is less wall area and floor space for high furniture. This calls…


Safely disinfect room air

DIN/TS 67506 for the combat of viruses with UV radiation

Regular airing is a duty in the Corona pandemic. An adequate complement are compact UV-C secondary air devices – an effective option in the indoor…


Federal Ecodesign Award 2022

Competition for outstanding ecological design launched across Europe

The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety and the Federal Environment Agency, together with the International…


Light + Building postponed to October

New date: Light + Building Autumn Edition 2022

As the pandemic situation continues to develop very dynamically, Messe Frankfurt is postponing the world's leading trade fair for light and building…