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Emergency Lighting – Do I Really Need It?

If you own a non-domestic property, including common areas of a house with multiple occupancies – then you are required to provide emergency lighting provisions in the event of a power outage.

Article 14 (2) (h) of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order (RRFSO) 2005 states: ‘Emergency routes and exits requiring illumination must be […]

By |2019-02-25T11:20:37+00:00May 26th, 2017|Emergency Luminaires|Comments Off on Emergency Lighting – Do I Really Need It?

UK Legislation Around Emergency Lighting

Did you know UK legislation around emergency lighting is stronger in the UK than some other European countries?

Why is this?

In the UK we call for a minimum duration of three hours for emergency lighting if premises are not expected to be evacuated immediately, under the UK guidance document BS 5266-1 Emergency lighting –Part […]

By |2019-02-25T11:20:38+00:00May 16th, 2017|Emergency Luminaires|Comments Off on UK Legislation Around Emergency Lighting

The Apollo 65 Series Alarm Makes A Little Boy Very Happy

We were so pleased to make Harvey’s day with an Apollo 65 series alarm.

Born at 28 weeks weighing just 1lb 8oz by emergency caesarean due to Severe IUGR, Harvey  was in NICU for nearly 4 months and in that time he had chronic lung disease, pulmonary haemorrhage and among other things, ended up […]

By |2019-02-25T11:20:38+00:00May 4th, 2017|Fire Alarms|Comments Off on The Apollo 65 Series Alarm Makes A Little Boy Very Happy

Spring Is Here, Are Your Smoke Alarms Ready For Summer?

Do you know why we ‘spring clean’? ………..Traditionally to wipe away winter of course!

‘Spring cleaning comes from the days when homes were heated by fireplaces, and efforts were made to prevent heat from escaping. The coming of spring and warm weather was an opportunity to air the house and clean it of soot […]

By |2019-02-25T11:20:38+00:00April 19th, 2017|Fire Alarms|Comments Off on Spring Is Here, Are Your Smoke Alarms Ready For Summer?

Climate Change Levy Increase

In 2001 the Climate Change Levy (CCL) was introduced to the UK, it is a tax on electricity, gas, LPG and solid fuels used and supplied to businesses and public sector consumers. HMRC are paid the rates on these commodities by energy suppliers, these costs are passed on through billing to non-domestic customers.

It […]

By |2019-02-25T11:20:39+00:00April 6th, 2017|Industry News|Comments Off on Climate Change Levy Increase

Light Pollution And The Affects On Nature

We probably don’t sit and think how much lighting may be affecting the wildlife around us but the truth of the matter is, it really is.

The nature of law says that day is day and night is night, that’s how the earth has run from day one, and plants and animals all live […]

By |2019-02-25T11:20:39+00:00March 10th, 2017|Industry News|Comments Off on Light Pollution And The Affects On Nature