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How to optimise your winter lighting after the clock change

Since the clocks went back an hour, evenings in the UK have been noticeably darker. Many people who work indoors may see...

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Halloween Lighting Ideas for Home and Garden

Halloween is just around the corner, which means fancy dress, Jack o’ lanterns and trick-or-treaters. If you’re thinking of throwing your own...

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Amazon Echo tips: how to get the most out of Alexa

What is Amazon Echo? The Amazon Echo is a smart home device that you can control with your voice. It connects you...

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The Lumiere Light Festival returns to Durham this November

This November, landmarks across Durham will be transformed by artists from around the world as part of the Durham Lumiere Light Festival....

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Bradford and Aberdeen among 10 European cities trialling IoT tech

Ten cities across Europe are collaborating on a project to use smart technologies – also known as the ‘Internet of Things (IoT)’...

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EU-funded team researching ‘invisible light switch’

Lighting manufacturer Osram is currently leading a team of researchers using smart technology to create so-called ‘invisible light switches.’ The project is...

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When do the clocks go back in Autumn 2020?

October sees the official end of the summer we never really had, as the clocks go back and we revert from British...

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10 money saving tips for landlords

Property management can be a tricky business at the best of times, and expenses can start to add up quickly, which is...

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Everything you need to know about smart lighting

For a century, our relationship with our lighting has been a basic one. On. Off. On. Off. On. Then later: dim a...

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Over a million bulbs will light this year’s Blackpool Illuminations

From 1st September, a six-mile stretch of Blackpool promenade will be lit by thousands of lights as part of this year’s Blackpool...

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