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How to Choose LED Batten Lights For Your Installation

How to Choose LED Batten Lights For Your Installation

There are some technical specifics that are important to take into account, such as an IP65 rating if planning to install outdoors, for example. But here are a few of the more basic considerations that you’ll need to make when choosing a new LED batten

19th March, 2021
Written By Gary Baker

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How Has the Batten Evolved Over the Last 10 Years?

How Has the Batten Evolved Over the Last 10 Years?

The earliest battens to become available in the UK were created with fluorescent lamps. These lamps relied on mercury vapour to produce an ultraviolet light that generated a visible glow.

17th March, 2021
Written By Gary Baker

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Is it Time to Switch From Halogen GU10 Lamps to LED GU10 Lamps?

Is it Time to Switch From Halogen GU10 Lamps to LED GU10 Lamps?

LED GU10 bulbs for spotlights, downlighters, and recessed fittings are now widely available. But is it time to make the switch from older halogens or CFLs? That’s something that only you can decide

15th March, 2021
Written By Gary Baker

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Introducing Our Range of Weatherproof LED Battens

Introducing Our Range of Weatherproof LED Battens

While batten luminaires are frequently found indoors and have been manufactured to IP20 criteria for indoor use. For outdoor applications the IP65 version is required.

10th March, 2021
Written By Gary Baker

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What Type of Batten Suits What Space?

What Type of Batten Suits What Space?

A standard batten is the most common type of batten available. This really is a like-for-like replacement for older fluorescent battens.

8th March, 2021
Written By Gary Baker

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How to Pick the Right Colour GU10 for the Right Room

How to Pick the Right Colour GU10 for the Right Room

If you’re thinking of switching your existing spotlights to longer lasting, energy efficient GU10 LED bulbs, colour is one of the most important things to think about. The colour of the GU10 light bulb can make a huge difference to both the look and feel of a room.

5th March, 2021
Written By Gary Baker

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Where Can LED Battens be Used?

Where Can LED Battens be Used?

LED battens are changing the landscape. The improved design and additional features and functionality that has been introduced with the rollout of the LED batten means that there are now many places where LED battens can be used

5th March, 2021
Written By Gary Baker

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How to Work Out Which LED GU10 is Right to Replace CFLs or Older Halogens

How to Work Out Which LED GU10 is Right to Replace CFLs or Older Halogens

You probably already know that switching from older halogens or even newer CFLs to LED GU10s can reduce your lighting costs significantly, and make your home safer, too. What you may not know is how to choose the right GU10 to replace older style bulbs.

3rd March, 2021
Written By Gary Baker

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Are LED Battens the Future?

Are LED Battens the Future?

Battens are high performance lights that are excellent for illuminating large spaces, which makes them ideal for workplaces or even home garages where unrivalled light output is required for high attention tasks.

24th February, 2021
Written By Gary Baker

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Are Smart LED GU10s Next in the Development of the GU10?

Are Smart LED GU10s Next in the Development of the GU10?

The evolution of GU10 light bulbs isn’t over yet. While the popular spotlight bulb has already transitioned from inefficient halogens, to energy saving CFLs, and now to superior LEDs, manufacturers are already thinking about the next generation of GU10s.

24th February, 2021
Written By Gary Baker

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