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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 […]

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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

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

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+00:00February 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+00:00February 10th, 2017|LED Lighting|Comments Off on Grove LED Emergency Light Donation – The Potters Village, Uganda