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What Are The UK Emergency Lighting Regulations?

Posted by Paul Tuson on October 29th , 2020

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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Building Regulations For LED Panels With Flammability-Rated Diffusers

Posted by Paul Tuson on October 23rd , 2020

If you're working on a building project, you might be thinking about utilising LED panel lights. Cost-efficient, long-lasting and eco-friendly, they are becoming increasingly popular alternatives to traditional lighting solutions. However, it's crucial to ensure that the panel lights you've chosen comply with the relevant building regulations. Let's take a closer look at the rules.

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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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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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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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The Lifespan Of LED Lights

Posted by Paul Tuson on October 11th , 2019

 


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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What To Look For When Hiring An LED Lighting Contractor

Posted by Andrew Lambert on October 4th , 2019


When you are responsible for property management and need an electrical contractor, there are certainly plenty of potential suppliers, service and installation companies out there. However, which specialist lighting contractor is best? If you plan to upgrade your interior or exterior illumination to energy-efficient LED lighting, then quality and price will probably be foremost in your thoughts. However, is there anything else of which property owners ought to be aware? Below, we discuss eight essentials to bear in mind when choosing an electrical lighting contractor.

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