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Lux - a measure of light - put into context

There are various measures of light. In another of our blogs, we talked about lumens which is our preferred measure but within the lighting industry there are also references to 'lux'.

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Save money and upgrade your lighting by choosing products on the government's ETPL (Energy Technology Product List)

Upgrading your lighting in line with government preferences for energy efficiency could pay dividends as you can claim 100% tax relief against a whole range of energy-efficient products including, of...

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LEDs have come of age!

LEDs are not quite what they used to be. In fact over the last 5 years, performance has increased significantly - providing more cost-effective savings than ever before.

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Mood lighting - how important is it?

Lighting plays a huge part in setting the scene, creating a mood and creating the right environment for a number of situations.

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To dim or not to dim?

Dimming an LED saves you energy (and money) but if you dim a non-LED bulb, it is costing you exactly the same as if you had it switched on full.

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I-LUMEN-ating facts

"Lumens let you buy the amount of light you want. So when buying your new bulbs, think lumens, not watts.

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What is "Unified Glare Rate"? Let us explain

When we were at the recent lighting trade show in Hong Kong, one thing was very clear - talk was all about UGR - unified glare rate.

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Which white?

Did you know you can choose exactly the white you prefer for your LED bulbs? The days of one bright, eye piercing white are long gone!

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LED lights - did you know..?

Just a few useful LED facts that you may or may not know!

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Light the way

If your buildings or facilities are more than 10 years old, it’s likely that your exterior lighting needs new consideration. And updating your lighting isn’t just an indulgence or aesthetic choice.

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