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What Are The Costs Involved When Installing An EV Charging Station?

Posted by Paul Tuson on October 14th , 2020

The number of new zero emissions vehicles registered in the UK increased by 377.5% between August 2018 and August 2019, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. What's more, with the government planning to ban the sale of new conventional petrol and diesel cars in the UK by 2040, more of us are likely to be driving electric and hybrid vehicles in future. This will result in increased demand for electrical vehicle (EV) charging stations at commercial and public properties. So, how much do they cost to install?

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Topics: Electric Vehicles

How Long Does It Take An EV Charging Station To Fully Charge A Car?

Posted by Paul Tuson on October 9th , 2020

The switch to electric vehicles (EVs) is gathering pace. With cities such as Bristol considering banning diesel, and with long-existing congestion charge zones being extended, more and more people are choosing to embrace more sustainable options. However, running out of battery power is slightly different to running out of petrol! Here’s what you need to know.

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What To Expect When Upgrading Your LED Lighting

Posted by Paul Tuson on September 28th , 2020

LED lighting is the future of indoor illumination. Cost-effective, ecologically friendly, and visually vibrant, upgrading to LED lighting is an attractive option for growing numbers of organisations and businesses. Here’s a quick guide to what you can expect.

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What Grants Are Available For LED Lighting Upgrades On Heritage Buildings?

Posted by Paul Tuson on September 23rd , 2020

The move towards LED lighting is an increasingly urgent transition, especially for heritage buildings. This is primarily because reducing the energy footprint of older properties is currently in the spotlight, and LED lighting is an excellent and cost-effective way of enabling luminary clarity with minimal energy requirement. For heritage buildings in England and Wales, grants are available and are routinely updated. Here’s a quick guide to where to go in November 2019.

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Cut Down On Your Electricity Expenditure With Energy-Efficient LED Lighting

Posted by Paul Tuson on September 18th , 2020

It's important to keep a tight rein on your outgoings if you want your organisation to thrive, but that can seem challenging when energy prices are rising. There are some obvious things you can do to reduce your costs, such as changing energy suppliers, but introducing seemingly small changes can make a big difference too. If you aren't already using LED lights, for example, you could be missing a trick. Let's see how installing this type of lighting could benefit your organisation financially.

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How To Repair Common Problems With Large Commercial Refrigeration Systems

Posted by Paul Tuson on October 31st , 2019

While commercial refrigeration systems have become more reliable in recent years, problems can still occur from time to time. Let’s look at some common issues and how they can be resolved without suffering major downtime.

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Topics: Electric Vehicles

Smart Charging Electric Vehicles - What Does It Mean?

Posted by Paul Tuson on October 29th , 2019

Most large car manufacturers, and other interested parties, are heavily involved in improving electric vehicle (EV) design, efficiency, and battery life. An equal number of scientists and engineers are involved in the research, production, and installation of the most efficient, cutting edge charging points, to be able to cope with an increasing number of EVs. With the government’s stated intention to be all electric by 2040, without effective smart-charging points, the whole vehicular transport system could come to a grinding halt.

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LED Lighting - Glossary Of Terms

Posted by Paul Tuson on October 21st , 2019


With so much new technology in the lighting sector, we thought a small glossary of LED lighting terms might help when choosing which LED lamps might best suit your needs. The following is a list of general lighting terms and LED-specific terms.

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How to Reduce Your Company’s Carbon Footprint

Posted by Paul Tuson on October 18th , 2019


With governments worldwide putting their efforts into ways of reducing global warming, it’s well worth considering reducing your own business’s carbon footprint. Using today’s technology, there are a number of options available which can help to reduce your CO2 emissions. Not only that, but a couple of upgrades, although involving some initial capital, can lower your utility costs and return your investment many times over.

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Topics: LED Lighting

Discover The Financial Benefits Of Upgrading To LED Lighting

Posted by Paul Tuson on October 17th , 2019

There’s an old adage that goes, ‘look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves’. When it comes to the energy costs of running a business, nothing could be closer to the truth. While trying to reduce energy costs during lean periods, we tend to look at the big stuff. Do we need the air-con working for so many hours? Can’t we lower the heating a few degrees? Can’t we integrate some machine operations or production lines? Can’t we save on maintenance costs? All these options; and yet more often than not, the real savings are just above your head.

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Topics: LED Lighting

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