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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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How Are Theatre Lights Different From Home Lighting?

How Are Theatre Lights Different From Home Lighting?

When you go and see a show at the theatre, one of the first things you will notice is the way that light is cleverly used and manipulated to enhance the set and the scenes that are unfolding...

8th December, 2017
Written By Steve Ellwood

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Which Industrial Light Bulb Is Right For Your Business?

Which Industrial Light Bulb Is Right For Your Business?

Lighting is a powerful tool that can make the world of difference in a range of different working environments. Unfortunately, many companies fail to recognise this and will continue to make uninformed decisions regarding the type of bulbs they use in their working spaces.

Effective

4th December, 2017
Written By Steve Ellwood

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5 Lighting Solutions Essential for Every House Party

5 Lighting Solutions Essential for Every House Party

When it comes to house parties many of us think of socialising with friends, great music and dancing around the living room, but how much thought do we give to lighting? In fact, lighting plays a bit part in creating the ideal vibe for a house party and getting the lighting right can make all the

24th November, 2017
Written By Steve Ellwood

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Buying A New House? Look For These Low Energy Features

Buying A New House? Look For These Low Energy Features

Moving into a new house is an incredibly exciting time for anyone, but there are things to watch out for even if you've fallen head over heels in love with the place you're looking at. Yes, you may have fallen in love with the original wood timbers and the high ceilings, but that will

24th November, 2017
Written By Steve Ellwood

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How Much Energy Could You Be Saving By Switching Your Lightbulbs?

How Much Energy Could You Be Saving By Switching Your Lightbulbs?

When it comes to energy saving, making the right choices with your lightbulbs is imperative. Whether you choose LED or energy saving options, it's time to say goodbye to those outdated bulbs and push your lighting into the 21 st century. By referring to our handy infographic you'll be

9th November, 2017
Written By Steve Ellwood

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How Lighting Can Reduce The Global Demand For Electricity

How Lighting Can Reduce The Global Demand For Electricity

As a new report is launched by the UN providing guidance on energy efficient lighting, BLT Direct, the online lighting experts, have highlighted how crucial it is for the world to switch over to LED bulbs to reduce the global demand for energy.

“The report shows that we could

9th November, 2017
Written By Steve Ellwood

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Why Do Fluorescent Lights Flicker?

Why Do Fluorescent Lights Flicker?

If you work in an office, school or any type of establishment that uses fluorescent lighting, you may have noticed that occasionally the bulbs will flicker.

The flickering can be frequent or may only happen rarely but either way it can be distracting and can also cause strain and di

9th November, 2017
Written By Steve Ellwood

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How On Trend Is Your Kitchen Lighting?

How On Trend Is Your Kitchen Lighting?

The kitchen is where a lot of home life takes place; for most of us, it's not only where we cook, but where we eat. It's essential that kitchen lighting enhances the look of food, gives the room a warm
glow and makes it an attractive place to be.

The newest kitche

7th November, 2017
Written By Steve Ellwood

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