Halogen Lamp

Shining new light on energy saving bulbs

Businesses are realising that taking a green approach when it comes to lighting not only helps the environment, but it can also benefit the bottom line.

Friday, 10 September, 2010, 12:00am

Age of enlightenment

For as long as the electric light has existed, people have looked for imaginative ways to beautify it, using a variety of materials, from glass to fabric, paper, plastic and aluminium. But the newest and biggest trend in lighting is being driven by technology that will change the way we look at lighting homes. 'LED is the future,' says Planet Lighting chief executive Brett Iggulden.

20 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Visitor level to top 12,000

Asian Elenex 96 will feature products and services from more than 685 companies from 26 countries.

The biennial event attracted 10,544 visitors in 1994. This year's exhibition is expected to reach more than 12,000.

Among the new products on display will be a 10-amp fast automatic battery charger from Modex Automation.

21 May 1996 - 12:00am

Winner stands test of time

MR Alan Yip Chi-wing was both delighted and surprised when told his design for a mini-radio had won this year's Gifts and Houseware Fair design competition.

''While I am not saying mine wasn't innovative, in my eyes, there were other designs which I thought looked better,'' said Mr Yip, who has his own company, Yip Design.

19 Apr 1993 - 12:00am