Published October 23 Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Gear Tray Assembly Line In HMP Fosse Way June saw the start of a brand new endeavour for Designplan. Our new LED Gear Tray Assembly line is situated at HMP Fosse Way (formerly HMP Glen Parva). The assembly line, managed by our colleagues Magda Rzucidlo and Matt […]
Published September 23 Estimated reading time: 5 minutes RGBW colour control is now being requested more than ever for decorative or specialist lighting. RGBW Colour Control RGBW simply stands for red, green, blue and white. An RGBW luminaire allows lighting scenes to be created out of these colours. The white channel of the RGBW luminaire […]
Published August 23 Estimated reading time: 5 minutes Illuminating our prisons can be challenging as luminaires need to be robust, reliable, impact-, tamper- and attack-resistant, prevent inmates from self-harming and be easy to maintain. With our prison estate expanding, it is perhaps unsurprising that LED solutions are becoming increasingly attractive. Our Sales Director, Steve Tilling, […]
Published July 23 Estimated reading time: 5 minutes “The importance of good lighting on the rail network should not be underestimated” explains Simon Newcombe, our rail sector specialist. “It directly contributes to, and has a significant positive impact on, a passenger’s perception of security and safety. In my experience, sustainably designed lighting can promote feelings […]
Fluorescent lighting is no longer available (sold) in the European Union (EU) as of 24 August 2023. In Great Britain (GB) the ban began on 1 September 2023 with some T8 lamps, and others will follow on 1 February 2024. The table below details past and future fluorescent lamp phase out dates. Lamp Type EU […]
Prisons can be challenging environments from a lighting perspective, as luminaires need to be robust, reliable, impact-, tamper- and attack-resistant, prevent inmates from self-harming and be easy to maintain.