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Is Faster Always Better? What Type of Commercial Charge Points Do You Need Installed at Your Business?

Posted by Andrew Lambert on November 24th , 2021

Demand for electric vehicles (EVs) is increasing steadily, partly because of rising concern about the environmental damage caused by fossil fuels, but also due to the impending ban on the sale of petrol and diesel cars in the UK.

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Topics: Electric Vehicles

5 Things to Consider Before You Install a Commercial Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station

Posted by Andrew Lambert on November 17th , 2021

Choosing the most suitable commercial EV charging station for your fleet will ensure that it can charge the right number of vehicles at an optimum speed, without placing undue stress on your local electricity grid or your budget.

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Topics: Electric Vehicles

How The Cost of Workplace Electric Charging Points Can Pay for Themselves Over Time

Posted by Andrew Lambert on November 11th , 2021

The rise in popularity of electric vehicles (EVs) is impossible to ignore, particularly as charging points are starting to appear in diverse places, from public car parks and supermarkets to motorway service stations and shopping centres.

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Topics: Electric Vehicles

The Top 5 Benefits of Installing A Workplace Electric Charging Point at Your Business

Posted by Andrew Lambert on November 3rd , 2021

The recent fuel shortages at the UK’s petrol stations prompted a flurry of enquiries from motorists about purchasing electric vehicles (EVs), suggesting that public opinion is beginning to shift towards models that don’t rely on fossil fuels.

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Topics: Electric Vehicles

Will The New Halogen Ban Lead To A Brighter Future?

Posted by Paul Tuson on October 28th , 2021

It’s a legislative move that has gone largely unnoticed in the aftermath of more dramatic events, but as of October 1st 2021, the iconic halogen MR16 lightbulb has dimmed its glow for the last time. What does this mean for property developers and facilities managers, and will the alternatives impact on project costs? Here’s what you need to know!

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Topics: LED Lighting

Glossary Of LED Lighting Terms: Everything You Need To Know

Posted by Paul Tuson on September 7th , 2021


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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Should You Repair Or Replace A Faulty EV Charging Station?

Posted by Paul Tuson on September 6th , 2021

Most electric vehicle (EV) charging stations are extremely reliable but, like all types of electrical equipment, they can develop faults. Whether you have a single charging point or you're a business owner with multiple charging stations, it can be difficult to know what to do when something goes wrong. What's the best course of action to take?

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Topics: Electric Vehicles

A Guide To The UK Emergency Lighting Regulations

Posted by Paul Tuson on September 3rd , 2021

Emergency lighting regulations are an important element of keeping employees and the public safe. The main reason for emergency lighting is escape in the event of a fire, although emergency lights also help with navigation during a power outage. There has seen some important updates to the existing BS 5266-1 regulations. Here’s a quick guide.

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Topics: LED Lighting

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

Posted by Paul Tuson on September 2nd , 2021

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 Do EV Charging Stations Work?

Posted by Paul Tuson on September 1st , 2021

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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Topics: Electric Vehicles

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