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NEWS

Projects, Company Updates, New Product Releases and Also a Little Social

DON’T MISS OUT ON FREE LIGHTING DESIGN WORK OFFER!

06 October 2017

299 Lighting will be exhibiting at UK CONSTRUCTION WEEK show in Birmingham from the 10-12th of October, LONDON BUILD from 25-26th October and EDUCATION ESTATES show in Manchester from 1-2nd of November!

 


PRODUCT SPECIFICATION FOR A REHEARSAL HALL- OGSTON MUSIC SCHOOL, OXFORD

18 August 2017

St Edward's School in Oxford opened the doors of the new Ogston Music School for the first time at the start of the term in the spring of 2017. The £7m development will transform musical education at the school.


WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A CAT A AND CAT B FIT OUT?

16 June 2017

With no definitions set in stone, the line between Shell and Core, Cat A and Cat B fit out is sometimes hard to define. In this article, we look at each of the fit out types and explain what office lighting are you most likely to find in your new office.


THE WORKPLACE LIGHTING REGULATIONS AND GUIDANCE

09 June 2017

Modern office developments and office refurbishments need to comply with Building Regulations. These are minimum standards for design, construction and alteration for literally every commercial building. If you are a commercial landlord or working on office fit out, you should be aware of these.

 

 


WELL-BEING IN THE WORKPLACE – THE INFLUENCE OF LIGHTING

11 May 2017

In recent years we have seen unprecedented change to the way in which people work. Increasingly work requirements vary and the pressure to work at pace has grown. In order to cope with these extra stresses an employee's well-being must be maintained. 


THE BENEFITS OF DIALUX EVO 7 UPDATE

05 May 2017

DIALux has been a trusted software used at 299 Lighting for calculating and visualising the impact of lighting on a building since 2009 upon the company's inception. With their latest development, DIALux Evo 7, we now have the capacity to IFC import and create more efficient workflows.


TRIMLESS LINEAR LIGHTING PROFILES FOR AN OFFICE BUILDING - CAPITAL TOWER, CARDIFF

15 February 2017

Capital Tower is part of the portfolio of over 165 properties of Topland Group, one of Europe’s largest privately owned international investment groups.


LINEAR LIGHTING FOR BREAKOUT SPACES - MOTONOVO, CARDIFF

12 January 2017

Cardiff’s most impressive office development Central Square is now home to MotoNovo. Joining a bank and a legal firm, the fast-growing car finance company took the first five floors of One Central Square office scheme situated immediately next to the Central train station.


LG7 LIGHTING FOR SERVICED OFFICES - SPECTRUM HOUSE, LONDON

15 December 2016

Situated just a short walk from Kentish Town, the newly refurbished office space Spectrum House offers a contemporary work space to start-ups in Camden. 


FREESTANDING OFFICE LIGHTING: GENERAL LIGHTING OR AN AESTHETIC EDGE?

27 September 2016

The debate in the August issue of Onoffice magazine inspired us to express our thoughts on the vexed question of freestanding office lighting. 


WHY SHOULD YOU CONSIDER USING A PROFESSIONAL LIGHTING DESIGNER?

15 September 2016

So you are moving to new premises. You signed the lease. Tick. New carpet. Tick. Accoustic furniture. Tick. Ergonomic chairs. Tick. Coffee machine. Big tick. Have you thought of Lighting?


WHY LIGHTING DESIGN IS SO IMPORTANT IN RETAIL STORES

15 August 2016

Retail store lighting is an art that can turn an otherwise bland, uninspiring space into something of sheer beauty. Being aware of the way that lighting can affect your customers' shopping experience can have a huge impact on your bottom line. 


7 CREATIVE USES FOR LED LIGHTS

18 July 2016

LED lights use approximately 80 percent less energy than traditional light bulbs, and are a cheap and effective way to create beautiful lighting in and around your home.


LED WALL LIGHTING FOR OFFICES

14 July 2016

When the creative branding agency Epoch Design from Bristol approached us to help them with their new office lighting, the team was buzzing with excitement. Working directly with a client is always interesting and working with a creative client who appreciates design is refreshing.


5 QUICK WAYS TO SAVE MONEY ON YOUR OFFICE ENERGY

01 July 2016

In the modern world it's crucial that you are aware of your carbon footprint, especially if you work in an office. Companies that boast green credentials will often find it far easier to attract new business, even if their prices are a little higher. 


WHY YOUR OFFICE LIGHTING SHOULD REFLECT YOUR BRAND

22 June 2016

Studies suggest that the average person needs to be exposed to a brand at least seven times before they will even consider making a purchasing decision. However, this doesn't necessarily mean that they must visit your website, look at your business card or glance inside your shop window on...


HOW OFFICE LIGHTING AFFECTS YOUR EMPLOYEES' WELL-BEING

02 June 2016

The office environment significantly affects our ability to get things done. If there's one thing you don't need in the office, it's a workforce with no motivation that can't focus. Lighting in the office can often be overlooked, and investing in a new solution may seem like an unnecessary expense to some...


LINEAR LIGHTING SCHEME FOR A FUNKY OFFICE REFURBISHMENT - RETHINK GROUP, BRISTOL

19 May 2016

In 2015, 299 Lighting were approached by Avon Lea contractors to provide a CAT A contemporary lighting scheme for the 5th and 6th Floor of Vintry House in Bristol.


WHY THE INTERNET OF LIGHT WILL BECOME A GLOBAL STANDARD

17 May 2016

The idea of everyday inanimate objects, sending and receiving data is a strange concept. By definition it sounds like something out of a Lovecraft novel. Over the past few decades, the Internet has made great strides, advancing from basic email systems to Web 2.0 and the Cloud. 


CUSTOM LIGHTING SOLUTION FOR AN SAS CEILING SYSTEM - BRAVINGTON HOUSE, LONDON

12 May 2016

In October 2015, 299 Lighting were approached by consulting engineers to provide a custom lighting solution and lighting design for the first floor of Bravington House in London.


FEATURE TASK LIGHTING FOR A MODERN WORKSPACE - MIDDLE STREET, BRIGHTON

29 April 2016

In November 2015, we were approached by creative design agency Platform Group to assist with the design and supply of the lighting for their brand new offices.


45 CLARENDON ROAD, WATFORD

08 April 2016

45 Clarendon Road is a modern, corporate office building situated in Watford, just a stone's throw away from the town centre. In February 2016, 299 Lighting worked alongside interior design company Tetris-Bluu to provide lighting design and technical support for the refurbishment of the 2nd Floor.


COLSTON TOWER, BRISTOL

01 April 2016

Colston Tower is situated in the heart of Bristol’s city centre and has provided open plan office accommodation since 1973. It’s height and location means it boasts panoramic views of the city. 


CUSTOM LIGHTING SOLUTIONS FOR ENTRANCE SPACES - HITCHING COURT, ABINGDON

08 January 2016

Located just South of Oxford, Abingdon Business Park consists of newly refurbished, modern office suites. With 50 acres of mixed use offices, the scheme comprises of 12 self-contained office suites.


SUSPENDED CONTEMPORARY FEATURE LIGHTING - IPO, NEWPORT

01 January 2016

The Intellectual Property Office is the official government body responsible intellectual property rights within the UK. The company is an Executive Agency of the Department for Business Innovation and Skills, and is responsible for authorising patents, designs, trademarks and copyright.


ARCHITECTURAL FEATURE LIGHTING - MERCHANT TAYLOR'S SCHOOL, NORTHWOOD

17 December 2015

Classed as one of the top ten boys schools in the country, Merchant Taylor’s school has been providing outstanding educational opportunities for boys aged 11-18 since 1561.


PREMIUM LIGHTING FOR RETAIL AND LIGHTING DESIGN - COCORICO PATISSERIE, CARDIFF

10 December 2015

Situated just a short walk from a nice residential area Pontcanna in Cardiff, the premium Patisserie Cocorico opened its door to their new, exciting premises in the summer of 2015.


299 LIGHTING ARE NOW ISO 9001 CERTIFIED

04 November 2015

The team at 299 Lighting have been working towards achieving the ISO 9001 accreditation over the past few months. It is with great pleasure that we would like to announce that we have successfully obtained the certification on the 2nd of November 2015.


LARGE RING SHAPED FEATURE LIGHTING - NARROW QUAY HOUSE, BRISTOL

27 October 2015

Situated in the hearth of the Waterfront district, alongside Queens Square, Narrow Quay House offers a high quality office space. The prestige location of this development is easily accessible from all areas of the City Centre, making ...


SUSPENDED FEATURE LIGHTING FOR OFFICES - 15 BONHILL STREET

13 October 2015

ITRS has been delivering bespoke real-time performance and capacity insights to global businesses for over 18 years. The company has outgrown their existing office space and having reached the end of their tenancy agreement, ITRS recently relocated to the their new premises at 15 Bonhill Street.