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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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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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LED Lighting: What To Expect When You Upgrade

Posted by Paul Tuson on August 23rd , 2021

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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How To Reduce Expenditure With Energy Efficient LED Lighting Systems

Posted by Paul Tuson on August 20th , 2021

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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The Benefits Of Installing An EV Charging Station At Your Workplace

Posted by Paul Tuson on August 19th , 2021


On the face of it, there doesn’t seem much to consider. By 2035 we are supposed to be an all-electric country, vehicle wise. With the current voucher scheme of 75% of the cost of installation (up to £500/unit) paid for by government, maybe installing charging centres in the workplace sooner rather than later is the best option. Here are a few things to consider.

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Building Maintenance: It's Not An Expense Its Part Of Your Investment!

Posted by Andrew Lambert on August 18th , 2021

It’s a sad fact that of the millions spent on advanced building services very little is spent on maintaining them at their peak performance.

Most people drive a car nowadays and put it in for a service when so why don’t we maintain our boilers, AC units Fire Alarms and systems when we know that our car will only keep working if we maintain it?

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Exterior Architectural LED Lighting For Historic Buildings & Museums

Posted by Paul Tuson on August 17th , 2021

At Lowe & Oliver we specialise in lighting architecture for historic buildings, museums and exclusive property redevelopments, where each project requires a different approach. We also undertake large scale LED lighting upgrades in the industrial and commercial sectors, and have been awarded a Royal Warrant for our work on royal palaces.

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How Much Does It Cost To Run An LED Light?

Posted by Paul Tuson on August 16th , 2021

An innovative and energy efficient alternative to incandescent and fluorescent lighting, LED lighting uses significantly less electricity than its predecessors. Organisations and businesses can reduce consumption and benefit from lower utility bills. However, there are other advantages that we detail below, along with the potential savings and how they offset the initial expenditure.

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What Is The Lifespan Of An LED Light?

Posted by Paul Tuson on August 13th , 2021

 


LED lighting fixtures are among the most cost-effective and reliable lighting options for commercial and public buildings. As they are up to 90% more efficient when compared to their incandescent counterparts, it stands to reason that they represent excellent value for money in large-scale lighting installations. However, what type of lifespan is associated with LED lights?

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How Does Wireless Charging For Electric Vehicles Work?

Posted by Paul Tuson on August 12th , 2021

 

In the short space of time that improved battery technology has led to electric vehicles (EV), one of the outstanding issues when going electric is recharging the vehicle’s battery. Having charging points at home (if you have off-street parking), your place of work, and car parks will be adequate for most drivers.

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Topics: Electric Vehicles

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