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The rising cost of energy has a serious impact and an increasing number of businesses continue to explore ways to reduce overheads. While CSR specialists continue to deliver carbon reduction targets, finance directors are demanding greater return on investment from energy-saving technology. However, the proposition offered by companies such as Greenled becomes increasingly persuasive thanks to a combination of both energy and cost savings.
“As lighting constitutes 20% of western societies’ e... [more]
With household bills continually on the increase, energy saving products is becoming increasingly important for customers. GET, part of Schneider Electric, has a Low Energy Fire Rated Downlighter range, which is perfect for dark winter nights and lower electricity bills.
The Low Energy Fire Rated Downlighters offer superb energy saving styling for any domestic or commercial application. Available in chrome, stainless steel and white finishes they are tested to ensure that the original fire an... [more]
A good way to increase the value of your home is to upgrade your kitchen or bathroom. And while full upgrades might be costly, a “lighting renovation” might just be the quickest way to give your kitchen or bathroom a little kick.
“Many people pick fall as a time for home-improvement projects, and as life gets busier and busier, quick – but effective – solutions are often the best choice,” said Kathy Presciano, GE Lighting Specialist. “One way for a quick upgrade is to use lighting to enhance ... [more]
In a scene reminiscent of a James Bond movie, an aluminium flight case recently came flying from the window of a speeding van on the M69 motorway. Instead of the latest in espionage equipment, however, the case contained the latest in electrical testing technology, in the form of a Megger MTK302 electrical contractors' test kit that had been stolen from a vehicle belonging to leading electrical training provider, G-TEC Training.
Despite a rough landing at speeds close to 70 mph, the insulatio... [more]
Good Energy has welcomed Defra’s plans to provide concise advice and guidance on green electricity tariffs for UK homes and businesses.
“The lack of any independent analysis of green tariffs has been an obstacle for the green electricity market. Good Energy welcomes Defra’s decision to ask Ofgem to produce guidelines for what an additional Green Electricity tariff should be.” Said Juliet Davenport, Good Energy’s Chief Executive.
“However, Good Energy believes that Defra’s best practice vol... [more]
GJD Manufacturing is celebrating 25 years of successful manufacturing and innovation in PIRs and lighting controllers.
In a small workshop in Bolton in 1983, production of a small internal PIR began, then along came an external PIR which was housed in a modified car's rear fog lamp plus a lighting control box.
In the following 2 years the increases in sales funded the development of single and two- zone security lighting controllers followed by a new external PIR and an expanded range of M... [more]