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Lumen Levels, Why Are They So Important?

Making sure you have the right wattage and lumen levels is especially important when considering your emergency lighting solutions.

What does Lumens mean?

The technical definition of lumen is as follows; A lumen is the standard measurement for a unit of luminous flux, it is a measure of the perceived power of light.

We are all very […]

By |2019-02-25T11:20:40+01:00February 28th, 2017|LED Lighting|Comments Off on Lumen Levels, Why Are They So Important?

Grove LED Emergency Light Donation – The Potters Village, Uganda

We were very happy to have donated two grove LED Twin Spot emergency lights to a child crisis centre in S.W. Uganda.  The Potter’s Village at Kisoro, in S.W. Uganda provides intensive care, on a 24 hour basis, for new born babies and very ill young children. It is managed by […]

By |2019-02-25T11:20:41+01:00February 10th, 2017|LED Lighting|Comments Off on Grove LED Emergency Light Donation – The Potters Village, Uganda

Self Test Emergency Lighting Units

By law it is required that emergency lighting installations must have routine tests carried out, these tests should all be documented with the results including maintenance and rectification results all held on file. Recommendations for the minimum test schedules are provided in BS5266 and EN50172.

Testing emergency lighting does not take much effort or […]

By |2019-02-25T11:20:41+01:00January 26th, 2017|Emergency Luminaires|Comments Off on Self Test Emergency Lighting Units

Ho Ho Ho How Christmas Lighting Has Changed!

Christmas lighting doesn’t quite hold the same romantic feel as it used to, streets were lined with lanterns filled with lit candles, trees and homes were furnished with lit candles….all in all, it was a bit of a candle fest, and probably not all that safe!

Technology lighting has developed considerably over the decades […]

By |2019-02-25T11:20:42+01:00December 13th, 2016|LED Lighting|Comments Off on Ho Ho Ho How Christmas Lighting Has Changed!

LED Lighting Brings Opportunity For All

Advances in technology mean times are changing for lighting and revolutionise industries.

We’ve seen many advances in technology over the years, improving and changing environments and industries, but when it comes to making lighting decisions we should be considering future proofing the systems we use.

One of the best examples we can use when discussing […]

By |2019-02-25T11:20:42+01:00December 6th, 2016|General & Commercial Luminaires|Comments Off on LED Lighting Brings Opportunity For All

Christmas Fire Safety Tips

With Christmas fast approaching we don’t want you to forget these fundamental safety tips for your homes whilst you’re rushing around buying presents, food shopping and seeing relatives. So, keep safe and keep checking your fire alarms so you don’t increase the risk of fire….

  1. Christmas Lights
    – Never overload sockets check the wattage of […]

By |2019-02-25T11:20:43+01:00November 30th, 2016|General & Commercial Luminaires|Comments Off on Christmas Fire Safety Tips