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Lights in the airplane: That's why they go out during takeoff and landing

Precautions for better visibility in an emergency

Germany is in the mood for travel: airlines are reporting record bookings and summer vacation is just around the corner. Many passengers find the…


In the garden, pay attention to high protection class

Barbecue parties and safe paths – lighting must be suitable for outdoor use

The garden is an ideal place for relaxation and socialising well into the evening. Here, people continue to barbecue and celebrate even after dark.…


Kronach lights up in April

Nine nights of light in the Landesgartenschaupark

Kronach lights up in the Landesgartenschaupark from 21 to 29 April 2023. The well-known city event “Kronach leuchtet” announces a variety of different…


Sleep well thanks to app

Lighting according to the chronobiological clock of travellers

Long journeys, especially on planes, can have unpleasant consequences: Jet lag is often accompanied by sleep disturbances, fatigue or poor…


Now it's cosy: light for reading

Avoid tired eyes with the right lighting

The best place for a reading light is at the side or behind the reader. The eye is then not dazzled by direct light from the front or reflections on…



Light Art XXL: New Temporary Exhibition in Unna

In its new temporary exhibition Hypersculptures, the Centre for International Light Art in Unna is showing light sculptures, that fill a whole room.…


Exhibition: New Light from Pompeii

Lighting is a key to understanding social life

In no other city were such diversely designed bronze lamps found as in Pompeii. The Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich examined 180 finds from…


Proper parking in dark streets

Avoiding fines: What motorists must observe when parking

Germany saves electricity. Less public lighting entails that a certain parking rule will be applied more frequently this fall and winter: vehicles…


Saving energy: Consumers increasingly rethink their own actions

ZVEI consumer survey shows high savings potential in the home

Consumers are aware of the need to save energy. This is the result of the survey conducted in August 2022 by the German Electrical and Digital…

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…