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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

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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BLT Direct Highlights The Lighting Trends To Look Out For In 2017

Like fashion, the world of interiors is part of a trend-led wheel that is constantly turning, with each New Year bringing subtle changes to the aesthetic preferences and behaviour of the market. Lighting is a large and integral part of the interior design industry, adding the finishing touch to an

5th January, 2017
Written By Steve Ellwood

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BLT Direct Welcomes LED Technology Advancement

As it's announced that a company in Australia has taken a large, technological step forward that mean LEDs could soon be used to power a whole range of common pieces of technology, BLT Direct, who is one of the UK's leading suppliers of lighting solutions, is celebrating the news, s

1st July, 2016
Written By Steve Ellwood

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BLT Direct Encourages Designers to Rethink Incandescent Use

As an industrial look has become popular in interior design, incandescent lightbulbs have been widely used, favored for the ‘retro' feel that their visible filament creates. BLT Direct, the nation's premier supplier of lighting solutions, is urging interior designers who want

22nd June, 2016
Written By Steve Ellwood

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Sony Launches Next Generation Lightbulb Speaker

Illumination reaches a new era of sophistication this year, with Sony unveiling its ultra-advanced LED Lightbulb Speaker. Need light and tunes at the same time? No problem. Sony has it sorted with a revolutionary new product that serves both purposes, simultaneously.

12th February, 2016
Written By Steve Ellwood

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BLT Direct Calls on Brits to Make Eco-Friendly New Year’s Resolutions

Britain's number one lighting solutions retailer is calling on the UK to ring in the New Year with an eco-friendly conscience and make the switch to LED bulbs...

5th January, 2016
Written By Steve Ellwood

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BLT Direct Sheds Light on Latest ‘Li-Fi’ Tech Trend

Lighting retailer BLT Direct is shedding light on what is being tipped to be 2016's biggest digital trend. Short for ‘light fidelity,' Li-Fi is a bidirectional, high speed and fully networked system capable of reaching speeds of up to...

21st December, 2015
Written By Steve Ellwood

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Top 10 Reasons to Switch to LED - As Revealed by BLT Direct

Leading UK lighting retailer BLT Direct is urging the UK to make the switch to LED bulbs as part of this push, and has set out a list of 10 reasons why every Brit should get on-board the LED lighting bandwagon...

20th November, 2015
Written By Steve Ellwood

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BLT Direct Launches New Shop By Zone Feature

Revamping a bathroom? Use our bath room shop by zone tool to see what kind of fitting you need in each zone.

21st October, 2015
Written By Steve Ellwood

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Almost 9 in 10 UK Households Now Regularly Buy Energy-Saving CFL Light Bulbs

Energy-saving CFLs are more popular than ever, with 88% of UK households investing in them, and one third opting for low-energy LEDs.

23rd February, 2015
Written By Steve Ellwood

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Exciting LED Breakthrough Sees Bulbs Used as Promotional Tools

Imagine using an LED light bulb to push a promotional message to a smartphone? One store in San Francisco is doing just that – find out more!

20th February, 2015
Written By Steve Ellwood

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Will the European Commission Vote to Delay Halogen Light Bulb Ban?

BLT Direct examine the decision by the European Commission to hold a vote on whether to delay the halogen light bulb ban.

9th February, 2015
Written By Steve Ellwood

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Allianz Arena Showcases Energy-Efficient LED Light Show

The Allianz Arena, home to the world club football champions Bayern Munich, and situated in one of the most energy-efficient countries in the world, has made a raft of improvements to the exterior of the stadium using a collection of more than 380,000 ultra-efficient LED lights.

22nd September, 2014
Written By Steve Ellwood

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