26/06/2017 New Products That Allow You to Operate Your Lights With Your Smart Phone

For more than a hundred years, the humble consumer light bulb has remained largely unchanged. Sure, there have been some improvements in terms of energy efficiency and lifespan, but at its core the light bulb has always been based on a very simple binary function: turning on and turning off. Lighting is Evolving However, that is all starting to change. Read More…

16/06/2017 Top Office Lighting Tips for a Well-Illuminated Workplace

Providing a comfortable environment in which employees can perform their regular duties without unnecessary distractions or annoyances is of prime importance to all commercial organisations and one of the keys to achieving this objective is well planned lighting. In this brief article, we are going to look at some of the ways you can ensure your office lighting fixtures provide Read More…

16/06/2017 Top Tips for Lighting Up the Best Features in Your Home

One of the most enjoyable parts of creating a home is bringing your personality to the canvass. Every home has distinct features that set it apart from the rest and bringing these features to the fore with the right lighting is an essential part of successful home décor.   A good place to start is to consider all aspects of Read More…

09/03/2017 When is it the right time to switch to pendant lights?

A pendant light is essentially any long light fixture that hangs from the ceiling to illuminate a spot or surface that might be difficult to shine light on with standard ceiling-mounted lighting, track lighting or floor lamps. In some shops, you may also hear a pendant light referred to as a ‘drop light’ or ‘suspender light’ – but these are Read More…

11/08/2016 How can you save energy with your home lighting?

Did you know that lighting expenses account for nearly 30% of your monthly electricity bill? Lighting is undoubtedly an energy gobbler in your home. But, with minimal effort and some small measures, you can save energy with your home lighting. By saving energy, you won’t just reduce your electricity expenses. Your contribution in saving energy will have a positive impact Read More…

12/10/2015 Is it safe to buy lights on line?

Beware of online companies with no contact number or fixed address. Purchasing things online can be very convenient as you can do it from the comfort of your own chair and have the goods delivered right to your door. But what happens if it all goes wrong? There are a lot of online companies that portray themselves as a big Read More…

15/09/2015 Can you dim LED Downlights?

Yes, most LED lights can be dimmed if using the correct dimmer. Most good quality LED downlights now are dimmable but it depends on the dimmer you have to how they perform. Even though the fitting says it’s dimmable, it might dim down to 20% with some brands of dimmers and down to 0% with others. This is not a Read More…

Copper light

07/09/2015 Copper Lights

Copper lights are becoming more and more popular in lighting. Some people are finding the modern look of stainless steel a bit cold and are choosing the warmer softer look of copper lights. Copper Lights can still give a contemporary feel for the room but isn’t as stark as stainless steel yet isn’t as traditional as gold or antique brass. Read More…

31/08/2015 Facebook

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