Monthly Archives: January 2013

Illuminated signage, the change?

Over the past couple of years we have noticed a big change in the way signage and bollards are illuminated. Traditionally signs and bollards have always been lit with PL compact fluorescent lamp lamps, often in the 2 lamp configuration. With lamp wattages in the region of 8 Watt and 11 Watt, depending on the size of the sign …

What is a Lighting Design?

Lighting design is a computerised method of simulating the output of a light fitting. Carrying out or requesting a lighting design is an important function for any new development or site to ensure that either the designated area is not under lit or over lit.

The benefits of a computer simulated lighting design by a competent consultant are:

  • To …

Passive safe lighting columns

With the introduction of BS EN 12767: 2007 and various TRL reports lighting designers now need to consider the use of passive safe lighting columns within new street lighting designs.

As a brief introduction, as passive safe street lighting column is a column manufactured from materials such as aluminium which during impact by a vehicle fold or collapse …

What a good street lighting supplier can offer you?

A good street lighting supplier can offer you many services which range from the purchasing of lanterns, lighting columns (formerly known as lamp standards), control gear and many other items related to installing a good and compliant lighting scheme. The ways in which street lighting equipment can be purchased is either directly from manufacturers or from electrical wholesalers …

Happy New Year from MMA Lighting Consultancy

Once again another year has flown by as we move into 2013.

We are back in the office on Wednesday 2nd January 2013 and we would like to take this oppurtunity to thank all our customers, supplier and partners for your business in 2012 and wish you a happy new year.

We hope you have all made some good new years …