Under the lights: LG4 guide to sports lighting

The new version of LG4 Sports lighting is designed to ensure that stadium lighting matches the quality of today’s broadcast trends and technology. Mike Simpson outlines key updates to the guide

TM65.2: shining a light on embodied energy

Calculating embodied energy in lighting equipment can now be done more accurately thanks to the new CIBSE TM65.2 guide, which, say co-authors Kristina Allison and Irene Mazzei, is targeted at manufacturers and lighting designers to lower whole life carbon

Lighting the path: interview with SLL president Helen Loomes

Innovation, sustainability, and health and wellbeing will take centre stage during Helen Loomes’ term as President of the Society of Light and Lighting. Molly Tooher-Rudd hears about her plans for the year, which include two new lighting events

Beacon of learning: LET’s Diploma in Lighting Design

The Diploma in Lighting Design is open to anyone with an interest in furthering their knowledge of lighting technology and research. Atkin’s Kristina Allison MSLL MCIBSE answers questions on an enlightening career move

LSBU’s cool new hub

More than half of all UK building services engineers studied at London South Bank University, so BDP’s services retrofit of the main building on the campus had to demonstrate best practice in every function. BDP’s Laura Smith reports on the steps taken to transform a tired teaching facility into the collegiate LSBU Hub

Circular route: New Street station lighting retrofit

To minimise embodied carbon in the retrofitting of nearly 900 luminaires at Birmingham’s New Street station, Q Sustain used CIBSE TM65 to calculate the potential savings of reusing existing luminaires. The firm’s Lovely Chavan and Yara Bekdache explain how it saved more than 163 tonnes of embodied carbon

Arriving on Platform G: Google’s new King’s Cross office

Google’s landmark ‘Platform G’ office development will be arriving in King’s Cross, London in 2024. Andy Pearson talks
to building services consultant Atelier Ten to find out how a BIM model was used to coordinate the highly innovative buildings services design along its 330-metre length