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In recognition of traffic lights being in use for 150 years BLT weighs in on the progression of public lighting.

In recognition of traffic lights being in use for 150 years BLT weighs in on the progression of public lighting.

It has been 150 years since the first public traffic light was used in England, sparking interest from lighting specialists BLT about the progression that public lighting has seen over the years.

12th March, 2018
Written By Gary Baker

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4 Common Mistakes People Make With Their Lighting At Home And How You Can Overcome Them

4 Common Mistakes People Make With Their Lighting At Home And How You Can Overcome Them

When you’re at home, you want to ensure that you feel comfortable and can relax in your surroundings. This has a lot to do with your furniture and the way that you use space in your house but is also impacted by the way that light is used.

14th February, 2018
Written By Gary Baker

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4 Mistakes To Avoid When Changing To LED Lighting

4 Mistakes To Avoid When Changing To LED Lighting

If you’re considering making the change to LED lighting, you should definitely do it.

12th February, 2018
Written By Gary Baker

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Places To Visit To See Amazing Lights

Places To Visit To See Amazing Lights

Lighting isn’t just a tool that we use to see in our home or workplace, it can also create stunning visual effects and large spectacles for crowds of people to admire.

12th February, 2018
Written By Gary Baker

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Online Lighting Brand Thrilled For Return Of Festival Of Light In 2018

Online Lighting Brand Thrilled For Return Of Festival Of Light In 2018

Specialist lighting retailer BLT are eagerly awaiting the return of a festival dedicated to light that will be taking place in London next year following a successful show in 2016. Lumiere London will hit the capital city once again with a number of light fittings and installations that will

15th December, 2017
Written By Steve Ellwood

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LEDs Are Lighting Up Profits

LEDs Are Lighting Up Profits

It's not just lighting companies who should be excited about LED bulbs. Even though Philips Lighting have recently announced 1 that their LED-based sales now account 63% of company turnover, BLT Direct has said that LEDs are good news for all kinds of companies.

15th December, 2017
Written By Steve Ellwood

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5 Unique Ideas For Night Lighting

5 Unique Ideas For Night Lighting

Typically children use nightlights because they are scared of the dark, and while we know there aren't any monsters lurking in the shadows, sometimes light at night can be helpful.

14th December, 2017
Written By Steve Ellwood

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Who are the most energy efficient nations in the world?

Who are the most energy efficient nations in the world?

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) release an international scorecard every few years, ranking each nation out of 100 for their energy efficiency. National efforts to reduce reliance on climate unfriendly fuels, how buildings use and store heat, how industry manage their

14th December, 2017
Written By Steve Ellwood

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Why Do Councils Turn Off Street Lights?

Why Do Councils Turn Off Street Lights?

If you happen to be on the streets during the late evening or the early hours, you may have noticed street lighting either dimming significantly or turning off altogether.

Typically councils will turn off streetlights between 12pm and 6am, but some are now resorting to switching off

8th December, 2017
Written By Steve Ellwood

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