Thursday, 27 November 2014

Lux Award Winners 2014.

The lighting industry's top manufacturers, most daring clients, innovative technologies and most awe-inspiring installations were honored last week at the Lux Awards 2014.
The ceremony took place in East London in the Troxy with nearly 1,000 lighting proffesional attendees making it the biggest ever lighting awards event in the UK. 
This year's Lux Awards winners included some amazing innovations and  top class projects.
Winners were chosen in 16 categories including the brand new international category, as well as retail lighting, industrial lighting, interior and exterior luminaires, innovations in the areas of light sources and controls, and the coveted Lux Person of the Year category. The chosen few were presented with a unique trophy made of recycled lamp glass.
Last weeks blog explored the lighting project of Sainsbury's nationwide and the lengths that Sainsbury's were going to to meet their energy saving targets. Now the awards have all been announced and presented with Sainsbury's winning not one,  but two awards. 

Sainsbury's won the Retail Lighting project of the year at the Lux Awards 2014. The judges commented that, 'it would be hard to see another retailer bettering this project, the supermarket chain has clearly put enormous thought, time and attention into its LED lighting roll out.' . You can watch a video about this project below.




They also won the Client of the Year award, the judges said that, 'The supermarket chain boasts probably the most knowledgeable and experiences end user lighting team in the UK.' 

Lux winners were also Debenhams for the best outdoor lighting project of the year and Philips for the best outdoor luminaire  as well as many others.