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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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Topics: LED Lighting

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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Topics: Electric Vehicles

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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Topics: Building Maintenance

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

Commercial Refrigeration Systems: How To Repair Common Problems

Posted by Paul Tuson on August 11th , 2021

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

Everything You Need To Know About How To Charge An Electric Vehicle

Posted by Paul Tuson on August 10th , 2021

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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What Actions Can Your Company Take To Reduce Their Carbon Footprint?

Posted by Paul Tuson on August 9th , 2021


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

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