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Warm white or Cool white?

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Warm White or Cool White Bulbs

Colour Temperature - With conventional lamps, choosing the “colour of light” emitted by a lamp was not a choice that was generally made. With some LED products, there is a choice of colours, choosing a colour will set the mood of your space.

What are Lumens?

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What are Lumens?

Think of lumens as a "new" way of knowing how bright a lamp is. Lumens = Light Output.

Why LED ?

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Why Choose LED Lamps and Lightbulbs?

Would you like to save money and improve the environment? Then choosing LED is a simple choice to make. LED lamps are easy to install into existing sockets and you can begin to enjoy significant savings immediately.

Dimmable and Non-Dimmable LED lamps

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Dimmable and Non-Dimmable LED lamps

Many retrofit LED lamps are sold in two versions; dimmable and non-dimmable. You will need to choose the correct type for your lighting circuit.

LED - What are the differences?

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LED - What are the differences?

Even though Light Emitting Diode (LED) lamps have been around for some time, it is only recently that advances in technology have lowered the cost of LED and, with energy prices on the rise, LED lighting is now ideal for domestic and commercial use.

What is an IP Rating (Ingress Protection)?

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What is an IP Rating (Ingress Protection)?

Whilst shopping for outdoor or bathroom lighting you may have seen the term ‘IP rating’ appearing. This code is a simple way to indicate how well-protected a lighting product is from external influence.

What is UGR?

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What is UGR?

UGR is a calculation method that helps lighting designers create schemes to avoid the discomfort of misplaced light

What is Electrical Class?

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What is Electrical Class?

In basic terms, the Electrical Class of a product indicates how the user of an electrical appliance is protected from electrical shock.

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