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Fluorescent Starters

Fluorescent starters or glow starters are used to help fluorescent tubes and lamps ignite in the initial starting stage of their operation....

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Make the Switch to LED for Massive Energy Savings

The price of LED lightbulbs has fallen considerably since the technology was first introduced to the market so now is the time...

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Choosing Daylight Bulbs

Choosing Daylight Light Bulbs When choosing daylight light bulbs it’s worth noting that light bulbs with a ‘daylight’ colour temperature are not...

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Choosing Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs)

Choosing Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs) Although they have been superseded by LED light bulbs, compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) can still save a...

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What is a Candle Light Bulb

What is a Candle Light Bulb? Candle light bulbs are designed to look like the flame from a candle (hence their name),...

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How to Wire a Ceiling Rose

To successfully wire a ceiling rose, you need to be able to isolate the power supply, know where all the wires should...

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Replacing Halogen MR16s With LEDs – Everything You Need to Know to Make the Switch

If you’re still to upgrade your halogen spotlights to LED, time is running out. In September 2016, the European Commission directive banning...

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Choosing Ultraviolet Bulbs – the Difference Between UVA, UVB and UVC

Do you know your blacklight UVA from your germicidal UVC? When buying Ultraviolet (UV) lightbulbs, it’s important to know which type of...

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What is a GLS Light Bulb?

The GLS (General Lighting Service) is a traditional type of light bulb that has been in use since the early twentieth century....

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Choosing Halogen Spotlights

The most common halogen spots are either low voltage push fit (GU4 or GU5.3) or mains voltage twist and lock (GU10) versions....

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