Category Archives for going green

The week that was…5-9th December 2016

Perth, Weekend 10 – 11 December 2016 My last working week in Perth this year, but what an exciting week it was. We are laying the groundworks for next year with new projects in the pipeline and catching up with … Continue reading

10. December 2016 by Martin Klaasen
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The week that was… 8-12 February 2016

Singapore – Perth, Weekend 13-14 February 2016 The week did not start until Wednesday for many of us with Chinese New Year, the year of the Monkey, being celebrated on Monday and Tuesday allowing us a nice 4-day long weekend, … Continue reading

13. February 2016 by Martin Klaasen
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The week that was 11-15th January 2016

Singapore – Weekend 16-17 January 2016 A new year, season 7! It is hard to believe that I am embarking on my 7th season of blogging! We are already well into January but I only returned to work in my … Continue reading

16. January 2016 by Martin Klaasen
Categories: going green, Light and inspiration, light watch, lighting and sustainability, lighting applications, lighting design, lighting design practice, lighting of the future | Leave a comment

The week that was…9-13th November

Perth, Weekend 14-15 November 2015; Lighting design- the world tomorrow The goings are getting slower and quite honestly with all my travel and other interests, my blogging is suffering, you may have noticed…I started my blog 6 years ago while … Continue reading

14. November 2015 by Martin Klaasen
Categories: Education, going green, Light and inspiration, light watch, lighting and culture, lighting and sustainability, lighting and the economy, lighting applications, lighting design, lighting design practice, lighting of the future, lighting standards | Leave a comment

The week that was 6-10th July

Perth weekend 11-12th July 2015 Monday 6th July, Perth – 6am, a shock to the system! As a roaming jet setter I need to plan my time around family and work and my return to Perth yesterday was for a … Continue reading

10. July 2015 by Martin Klaasen
Categories: city beautification, going green, light and art, Light and inspiration, light watch, lighting and culture, lighting and sustainability, lighting applications, lighting design, lighting of the future | Leave a comment

The (short) week that was 30 March – 2 April

Singapore, long weekend 3-5 April 2015 Monday 30; Singapore – Graphene lighting technology Are we finally going to get some serious competition for the current LED lighting technology? As I am preparing my presentation for my Bangalore trip later in … Continue reading

03. April 2015 by Martin Klaasen
Categories: city beautification, going green, Light & Learn, Light and inspiration, light watch, lighting and culture, lighting and sustainability, lighting and the economy, lighting design, lighting design practice, lighting standards | Leave a comment

Phasing out the old lighting technologies

Singapore, 2nd December 2014 The big discussion these days is not only about the rapid progress of the LED lighting technology but also the rapid demise of the old conventional technologies. The IES ANZ (Illuminating and Engineering Society of Australia … Continue reading

02. December 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Rumours!

Singapore, 14th November 2014 Back in Singapore I am confronted with a manufacturer’s complaint who feels that our office has defamed their product by spreading false rumours in the market. On first sight that seems like a serious complaint and … Continue reading

14. November 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Green buildings

Hong Kong- Singapore, 12-13th November 2014 I write this blog stuck in the plane on the tarmac of the Johore Bahru airport, just outside Singapore. Our return flight was diverted due to very bad weather at the airport in Singapore, … Continue reading

13. November 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Day lighting

Singapore, 10th November 2014 It sounds a bit like moonlighting and quite honestly I still feel that anything to do with day lighting is still a bit off the beaten track, like something you do on the side as an … Continue reading

10. November 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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