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Strange Times!

In January, how many of us could have predicted that the world would close down for several months?   I called about 75 customers last week just to get a feel for who is working and who is not.  I would say about 2/3rds are in some form or another back at their desks.   I received a mixed bag of responses, some companies are making the most of the time, others have diversified...
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How Does LED Lighting Benefit the Environment?

LED lighting is one of the modern world’s most energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly lighting solutions. Today, being environmentally responsible is high on the agenda for most businesses, LEDs provide a very attractive alternative to other lighting solutions on the market. Here are some of the reasons why upgrading your residential or commercial lighting to LED is actually a step in...
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Upgrading to LED: Mistakes to Avoid

It’s common knowledge that LED lighting is much more energy efficient and longer lasting than any other lighting technology currently on the market. However, some issues can present themselves when upgrading to LED. If you are looking to upgrade your current lighting solution to LED, there are a few commonly made mistakes that you should keep in the back of your mind.    Incompatible...
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3528 -v- 2835

  The general understanding is that the numbers used to identify LED chips are the dimensions i.e.; 3528 measures 3.5mm x 2.8mm. Unfortunately, there is some confusion/misconception regarding the 3528 and 2835 LED chips.  A lot of companies in the UK are promoting both of these as the same chip saying some manufacturers call it 3528 and others call it 2835. This is far from the...
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LED Illuminations Lights up Cartier in London

Christmas must be just around the corner!  Ingenius Productions, a design & production company based in London contacted LED Illuminations to supply the LED lighting for the Christmas Wrap of the Cartier London Store.  A five-storey listed building which today is the home of Cartier, the 150 year-old worldwide famous manufacturer of jewellery creations, watches, perfumes and luxury...
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Lighting Up Your Home with LED Light Strips

Bright and colourful lights installed in the right way can look really cool and futuristic. LED light strips have progressed since they first hit the market; which means you can wave goodbye to the year-round Christmas lights for something cleaner-looking. One of the best things about LED strips is that they’re thin and flexible, so they can be placed where traditional lighting can’t go –...
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Do you Need a Degree to Operate your Lighting Controller?

These days, the only thing trendier than a LED lighting system is a LED control system. There are full-featured, wifi systems that use sensors to manage on/off control with occupancy, control dimming, and even adjust the correlated colour temperature (CCT) for various times of day, tasks, or ambient preference. In theory, any application of these networked solid-state lighting (SSL) systems...
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Advantages of LED Lighting in Dairy Farming

Farmers and other agricultural businesses; such as dairy farming are under increasing pressure. The worldwide demand for cheap produce is growing at an alarming rate; this has resulted in a number of farmers doing absolutely everything they can to reduce costs whilst increasing their yields; and one of these methods is raising animals indoors.  Keeping animals indoors gives farmers more...
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LED Lighting for Retail

Creating optimal lighting for a retail environment can be a challenging task – this is where a specialist retail lighting expert comes in. With different areas of the store requiring different lighting types; a store front will require different lighting arrangements when compared to product specific lighting. For all retail store purposes, LED lighting is the obvious choice.   In the...
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The Benefits of Choosing LED Lighting

With the developments in LED lighting technology, they come with many benefits when compared to other lighting solutions; here are some of those benefits explained.  Energy Efficiency LEDs typically consume very low amounts of power, whilst giving a significant lumen output. In LED lighting retrofit projects, the overall energy efficiency can result in a 60 to 75%...
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