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Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme: Is your Business aware?

 

Businesses across the UK are being urged to ‘prepare now and get ahead of the game’ before a new EU directive comes into force which will require larger firms to undertake mandatory energy-efficiency assessments. 

 

The Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) is putting the finishing touches on the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS), which will oblige companies to […]

By |May 15th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme: Is your Business aware?

Tax Relief services to keep the lights on

 

This article in Edie.net goes into significant detail about the tax relief services that UK Businesses can enjoy, so It’s not surprising that amid all the fears of energy inflation, driven in part by the Government’s introduction of the carbon price floor last April, that 60% of UK businesses are looking hard at ways to improve their […]

By |April 23rd, 2014|LED Lighting for Pubs, News|Comments Off on Tax Relief services to keep the lights on

Contracting Firms not out of the woods yet

 

Oh Dear – just as you think that the road to Economic recovery is well under way, it seems that M&E Contractors are still hitting humps in the road.  As reported in Building magazine, an M&E Contractor called Mayfair based in Kent has hit Financial troubles and has had to lay off 45 Electricians from […]

By |March 27th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Contracting Firms not out of the woods yet

LED Bulb Comparison

 

Everyone has heard of LED’s but has never really seen an LED Bulb Comparison vs Halogen and Compact Fluorescent (CFL) in terms of life, running costs etc.

This infographic from specialist power supply manufacturer SunPower shows graphically exactly what factors you could encounter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By |March 25th, 2014|News|Comments Off on LED Bulb Comparison

Energy Saving Potential of LED lighting systems

 

Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Energy released a report detailing the energy savings potential of solid state lighting in general illumination applications. The report forecasts that LED lighting has the potential to cut U.S. lighting energy consumption nearly in half by 2030.

This infographic from Manufacturer Cree helps viewers grasp the potential impact LED […]

By |March 25th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Energy Saving Potential of LED lighting systems

Helping with Technical details – Retrofit LED lighting

Retrofit LED Lighting – Technical Support

One of the problems we find as specialist suppliers is how much knowledge do our customers really have when it comes to solving complex and possibly complex technical issues that can affect your Business?  It’s a common problem as our customers have different levels of expertise/knowledge – many have none […]

By |February 27th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Helping with Technical details – Retrofit LED lighting

Pub Energy Costs

Rising Energy Costs in Pubs
 

I’ve been reading up recently about rising Pub Energy costs  and how this affecting the running costs in this sector in particular. The article was written by the Energy Company NPower and it claims the pubs are losing out by up to £5,000 PA.

The savings which apply to small and medium […]

By |February 21st, 2014|LED Lighting for Pubs, News|Comments Off on Pub Energy Costs

Not changing to LED – The Cost Of Waiting

How much will it cost your business?

 

following our recent blog post about the mistakes that can be avoided by correctly changing to LED’s, we were alerted to this article which was published in the US and relates to the amount of money that it costs a Business by not changing their lamps – best known […]

By |February 7th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Not changing to LED – The Cost Of Waiting

Lack of Corporate Social Responsibility

 
The Latest Research shows who isn’t doing their bit
 

According to research from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, SMEs are quite comfortable undertaking traditional activities such as energy saving and recycling, however a significant number have still yet to adopt a much wider range of sustainable business practices.

The study found that SMEs are less likely to provide […]

By |January 23rd, 2014|News|Comments Off on Lack of Corporate Social Responsibility

How not to buy LED Lamps – Part 2

Buying Advice – Part 2
 

Far Eastern Imports

You’ve seen the adverts all claiming great savings, light quality, reduced maintenance etc, and then you come up against the price issue.  Thats the one where you get stuck between a rock and a hard place.  Surely if they are all making the same claims there can’t be that […]

By |January 6th, 2014|News|Comments Off on How not to buy LED Lamps – Part 2