Introduction to Relux lighting design program

  This course, to be presented in Johannesburg on 21 October 2014, is designed to further the knowledge of and to assist those who would like to obtain a better understanding of the Relux design program. This course has been prepared for students; maintenance staff and managers; designers of all lighting installations and for people […]

28th session of the CIE: Manchester, UK

  The International Commission on Illumination (CIE) has recently celebrated its 100th anniversary as the core international organisation for cooperation and exchange of information on all aspects of light and lighting. The abbreviation CIE comes from the French (Commission Internationale de l’Eclairage), and it was in Paris that we marked the beginnings of our organisation, […]

Mining legislation exam questions

  Vector publishes exam questions from previous exams issued by the Department of Higher Eduction and Training as a service to our readers who are studying for their Engineering Certificate of Competency. This month’s paper, the mine surveyor’s certificate of competency, was set in October 2009.   Part A – the Mine Health and Safety […]

Technical meeting on retail lighting

  The IESSA Johannesburg branch hosted a technical meeting on 26 June 2014, attended by some 30 people. In his presentation, “Boosting retailers’ turnover with lighting”, Jacques Sergent of Philips Lighting SA addressed members on the correct lighting solutions for illuminating merchandise. Sergent said the greater part of the purchasing decision in clothing stores is […]

Technical committee for local manufacturers

  The Lighting Industry Technical Committee (LITC) will meet and put together a technical committee consisting of Johannesburg IESSA members who will establish the needs and deal with issues and challenges facing local manufacturers. The working group will report its findings to the IESSA council, and together with committee act on these issues and challenges. […]