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LEDs cut down energy bills this Christmas

LEDs cut down energy bills this Christmas

21/12/2016 13:32:53

Switching old bulbs to LEDs this Christmas could cut out nasty festive fuel bill surprises says lighting expert, BLT Direct. The festive season wouldn’t be complete with beautiful decorations and impressive lighting displays, but a combination of leaving lights on for longer than normal and continuing to use older bulbs could see December energy bills see an unwanted spike....

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Lighting Expert Urges Homeowners To Take Security Seriously This Winter

Lighting Expert Urges Homeowners To Take Security Seriously This Winter

21/11/2016 16:07:18
Written by Rebecca Appleton

The clocks have gone back, the cold snap has arrived and the shops are full of festive goodies. Although the build up to Christmas is one of the most exciting times of the year, it is important that homeowners do not take their eye off the ball when it comes to security, according to BLT Direct.

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Make it a bright Christmas with BLT Direct

Make it a bright Christmas with BLT Direct

15/11/2016 11:14:49

Lighting has formed an integral part of any Christmas decoration theme or display, ever since Edward Johnson wired coloured bulbs together and arranged them over a Christmas tree in the late 1800s.

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The clocks are going back – have you checked your lighting?

The clocks are going back – have you checked your lighting?

27/10/2016 16:03:13
Written by Steve Ellwood

Those hanging on to the last remaining moments of British summer time are given a harsh jolt back to reality this weekend, as the clocks are to fall back on Sunday October 30 at 2am, marking the official end to the summer period and the beginning of the winter hibernation. While we have already been noticing the gloomier nights, next week the mornings will shine brighter as the evenings...

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BLT Direct provide cafés with authentic retro lighting with large range of  ‘edison’ style light bulbs

BLT Direct provide cafés with authentic retro lighting with large range of ‘edison’ style light bulbs

14/10/2016 15:58:56
Written by Rebecca Appleton

An ‘industrial’ style of décor is currently enjoying popularity amongst many hospitality venues including cafes, bars, restaurants and nightclubs, with the incandescent lightbulb being a much sought after interior accessory needed to complete this stylised look. BLT Direct is helping designers to give their clients the image that they desire with a range of authentic incandescent lightbulbs, and are one of the few UK retailers that stock this niche lighting solution.

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Leading lighting provider encourages UK population to consider simple money saving techniques as interest rates plummet

Leading lighting provider encourages UK population to consider simple money saving techniques as interest rates plummet

12/10/2016 16:48:44

When the Bank of England reduced its interest rates to the record low of 0.5% in August, the whole country was taken aback. Bringing back memories of the 2008 recession, it left many wondering what the next 12 months has in store for the economy.

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Leading lighting retailer urges homeowners to make the most of their  homes amidst uncertain housing market

Leading lighting retailer urges homeowners to make the most of their homes amidst uncertain housing market

10/10/2016 15:25:57
Written by Lauren Carroll

It’s been almost three months since the Referendum and the country’s historic decision to leave the European Union. Since then, the country has been in an unbalanced state, with many industries waiting with bathed breath about what the future would hold. And none more so than the property market.

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BLT Direct highlight the importance of finishing touches as housing market slows

BLT Direct highlight the importance of finishing touches as housing market slows

06/10/2016 10:48:07
Written by Rebecca Appleton

In the run up to the EU referendum fears were raised over the impact that the leave vote would have on matters such as the British economy, employment rates, trade, property prices and more. Almost three months after the Brexit vote was decided, we are now beginning to see the real consequences of this important decision, with predictions of an unstable housing market largely coming true.

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Quality lighting can be achieved in new builds with daylight light bulbs from BLT Direct

Quality lighting can be achieved in new builds with daylight light bulbs from BLT Direct

04/10/2016 16:55:12
Written by Lauren Carroll

Plans to build 100 new flats in Slough were met with concern in August as it was revealed that the new properties were to be built with very limited natural lighting, with a ‘substantial’ amount of apartments set to receive below the recommended amount of daylight.

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Stay safe this summer with sophisticated security lighting, says BLT Direct

Stay safe this summer with sophisticated security lighting, says BLT Direct

17/08/2016 15:07:15
Written by Rebecca Appleton

Although the summer is still in full swing, the nights are certainly starting to draw in. BLT Direct, one of the UK’s premier providers of lighting solutions for over 10 years, is urging homeowners not to get complacent, as burglaries can still happen – even in broad daylight.

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