LED DOWNLIGHTS EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DOWNLIGHTS LED downlights have become the most common form of lighting in both homes and commercial installations. These can easily be sourced from numerous suppliers for under $10 and installation costs can be as low as $15 for replacing halogen lights, or between $20 and $35 for new installations. … Continue Reading

SMART DEVICES CONNECTION

 SMART DEVICES CAN BE  VERY EFFECTIVE IN: Saving Energy Costs Adding Security Saving you time and adding convenience And of course impressing your friends. SMART DEVICES CAN BE DIFFICULT TO INSTALL IF DONE INCORRECTLY AND EVEN WORSE, NEVER USED.  PURCHASING TIPS: Purchase smart items that use a generic and not proprietary apps. Proprietary apps will … Continue Reading

HOW GOOD LIGHTING IMPROVES PERFORMANCE AND PRODUCTIVITY AT SCHOOL OR IN THE WORKPLACE

In the past, light fitting were carefully designed to reduce discomfort, look attractive and provide the best possible lighting for maximum performance and productivity. Unfortunately, due to a low level of consumer knowledge and an assumption that LED lights are the next great thing, suppliers take advantage and supply low cost, ineffective lighting, even at … Continue Reading

WHAT IS SMART LIGHTING

What is SMART lighting: SMART lighting is lighting technology designed for energy efficiency, precise control and ease of use. This may include high efficiency fixtures and automated controls that may be able to make adjustments based on certain conditions such as occupancy or daylight availability. This varies from manufacturer to manufacturer. A few years ago … Continue Reading

WHAT IS UGR IN LIGHTING

UGR: Unified Glare Rating This value is an indication of the extent to which luminaires and light sources from a certain position affect or add discomfort to the user. This value is based on regular patterns and fittings according to the new European recommendations for indoor lighting: EN 12464-1 standard. What is the importance of … Continue Reading

EVERYDAY ESSENTIALS EVERYONE NEEDS TO KNOW

1. Incandescent and Halogen bulbs emit heat. The hotter the light, the more it is costing you in electricity costs. Converting to LED light bulbs can save you up to 90% in energy. 2.  LED lights can come in various tones of white from Warm white similar to Halogen and Incandescent, to Cool white similar … Continue Reading

SAVING ENERGY AROUND THE HOME

Electricity for lighting burns up to 25% of the average home energy budget and up to 50% in a typical commercial building. Led lighting is between 60 – 90% more efficient than older forms of lighting, and where product costs may be slightly higher, the increased savings will quickly offset these. There are also different … Continue Reading