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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

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