Monthly Archives for September 2011

Plan B; How to define quality?

Singapore 30th September 2011 Last day of September already, time for the typical end of the month administration, salaries, bills, invoicing…as long as the positives (invoices to clients) are superior to the negatives (overheads) we are in good shape. A … Continue reading

30. September 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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Another (LED) bites the dust…

Singapore 29th September 2011 Some more developments on my experiences with the Philips 10W LED Master lamp. I have blogged previously about the temperature issues and the fact that the lamp has a mechincal fan inside to assist with the … Continue reading

29. September 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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E=Mc2

Singapore 28th September 2011 Now here is some interesting news from earlier this week. Scientists at CERN, Europe’s Centre for Nuclear Research, have managed to clock a minuscule sub atomic particle going faster than the speed of light! What? Until … Continue reading

28. September 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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The art of lighting

Singapore 27th September 2011 Let’s take a break from LED’s for a change and talk about something else. With the I-Light Marina Bay 2012 art festival on the cards next year, expressions of interest have been sent out for artists … Continue reading

27. September 2011 by Martin Klaasen
Categories: light and art, Light and inspiration, light watch, lighting and culture, lighting design | 1 comment

I feel the temperature rising

Singapore 26th September 2011 Back to LED again…the last few weeks I have been investigating LED (specifically the retrofit types, not so much the light engines) in depth to understand the limitations they have and the characteristics we need to … Continue reading

26. September 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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Pacing yourself

Singapore 23-24th September 2011 A weekend edition for a change! One of the few things that I have told myself is to pace my life. It is often a “rat” race to survive and keep the company going but to slow … Continue reading

24. September 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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The name of my dog…

Singapore 22nd September 2011 One of the most tedious processes is to respond to government tenders. Some one must have too much time on their hands in these departments as the amount of paperwork they sent out for you to … Continue reading

22. September 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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LED and overheating

Singapore 21st September 2011 Learning something new about LED’s every day it seems! While it is nice from public relations point of view to have a 100% LED project with a short ROI (Return on Investment), we keep having little problems with … Continue reading

21. September 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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In the bag…

Singapore 20th September 2011 Let me get a cat out of the bag….you never have a project in your “bag” until it is signed, sealed and delivered…It has happened to me many times over the years that I have very … Continue reading

20. September 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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guaranty and warranty in lighting

Singapore 19th September 2011 Does any one know the real difference between guaranty and warranty? In my early days it was always guaranty, then someone started the concept of warranty and now I hear both floating around when it comes … Continue reading

19. September 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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