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EC upholds decision to ban mains-voltage directional halogens

Back in 2009 the European Commission set an agenda to phase out inefficient light bulbs, encouraging the adoption of more energy efficient alternatives. The idea was that if a suitable, more energy efficient option is readily available then the old predecessor will be removed from the market so its use is phased out.  

In this article we discus the latest ban on directional halogen lamps.

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Posted in News Lighting Low Energy Lighting Household Lightbulbs

Posted by: Calum Covell

8 Jun 2016 14:42:45

New in: LED Floodlights

new in floodlightsOur low cost range of LED floodlights provide a great energy saving alternative to old halogen floods. Now that LED technology has a comparable upfront cost to halogen the savings created over its working lifetime from their low energy usage provide an excellent argument for your next flood light to use LED technology.

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Posted in News Low Energy Lighting

Posted by: Calum Covell

Which dimmer switches are compatible with my LEDs?

Small dimmer switchSee the latest manufacturer information on which dimmers have been tested and are compatible with their LED lamps.

Compatibility lists from Philips, Osram, Megaman, Sylvania, GE and Bell.

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Posted in Low Energy Lighting

Posted by: Calum Covell

Could this be the upgrade incandescent light bulbs need?

incandescentRecently researchers from MIT have redesigned the filament, surrounding it with a coating which reflects back the heat that would normally be wasted but still lets through visible light. The effect of this is a reduction in the amount of electrical energy needed to heat the filament and make it glow.

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Posted in News Low Energy Lighting

Posted by: Calum Covell

Switching to LED just got a whole lot cheaper – How lease lighting could work for you.

We all want to show our green credentials and reduce our energy bills don’t we? Well thanks to LED technology this is very possible. LED lights are exceptionally efficient, sometimes using up to 70% less power than your current incandescent or fluorescent bulbs. It’s a double win; a 70% reduction in power means a 70% reduction in your lights energy bills and a big green tick for reducing your carbon footprint.

> Read more about:Switching to LED is easier thanks to new lease lighting schemes


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Posted by: Calum Covell
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