Monthly Archives: March 2013

Reduction of crime with improved lighting

Crime reduction by “light against crime” has become an important part of crime reduction within the UK and it widely noted as an affective means of improving safety.Using modern lighting technology with a white light source can massively reduce the perception of safety and risk people feel to crime. Better colour recognition is also present when the light source …

New lighting design code, BS 5489

On the 31st December 2012 a revision to BS 5489 was released. This is the lighting design guidance document used throughout most of the designs which MMA Lighting Consultancy produce. The new code is called BS 5489: 2013 which is linked to BS EN 13201 which is still in draft formation and not available for public release at the …