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Environmental Reasons for Upgrading Your South London Business to LED lighting

2014 saw the implementation of the ESOS regulations by the UK government. ESOS is the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme that is run by the Environment Agency that is designed to move British business towards a lower carbon footprint. If your business is comes under the umbrella of being a ‘Large Undertaking’ as defined in the regulations, you will need to carry out an energy use audit by the end of 2015 and once every 4 years after that.

But even if you don’t qualify as a ‘Large Undertaking’ you can still do your bit – after all, reducing the carbon …

Changing to LED Lighting – Operational Benefits

For most south London businesses, the carrot of financial savings is the driving force behind changing outdated conventional warehouse, factory, commercial and retail lighting. In this second part of our insider’s guide to modern lighting for south London businesses, we look at operational benefits.
With your existing HID high bay and low bay lighting, the life expectancy of a bulb is just 2 years. In practical terms, it is actually less as some types of HID bulbs lose up to 70% of their brightness well before that. High bay lighting bulb changing is always difficult, you either need to …

Saving Money – Financial Benefits of LED lighting

There are a lot of reasons why changing conventional high bay and low bay lighting and replacing with LED lighting makes sense.
In this, the first part of our insider’s guide to modern lighting for south London commercial and industrial premises, we look at the money savings that could make your business more profitable without shedding staff or increasing prices.
When push comes to shove, profitability boils down to the difference between turnover and expenditure. So reduce expenditure and profitability increases straight away. Energy inefficient devices, including outdated conventional lighting, wastes 20% of your annual energy costs (source: the …

Why Every South London Business Should Change to Energy Efficient LED lighting

According to the Energy Saving Fact Sheet issued by the Carbon Trust, up to 40% of your company’s total electricity bill is accounted for by your lighting. LED lighting uses a fraction of the electricity of conventional lighting solutions and, when used with a control system, it is possible to reduce your lighting bill by more than 80% – a powerful reason indeed for changing your south London factory, warehouse, leisure centre, retail unit or garden centre lighting to LEDs.
Cost savings on your electricity bill are not the only benefits
LED lighting is made to give a …

Outdated Industrial Lighting – Identification guide

As winter approaches, many south London retail, commercial and industrial businesses have called us in to replace their lighting with LED units since it forms a large proportion of their running costs. A recent job we carried out for a south London garden centre has already cut their lighting costs to a tenth of the outdated systems they already had in place. Industrial lighting prior to the use of LED luminaires and other units is inefficient as the bulk of the electricity that is used goes into producing sufficient heat to make either a gas or a wire glow hot …

Energy Saving Lighting for Factories in South London

Are your electricity costs rising? Would you like to know how to slash your lighting bills by up to 80%? Then what you need to do is to contact South London Electricians for a no-obligation chat about LED lighting for your south London factory.

Conventional factory lighting wastes energy

Conventional factory lighting usually consists of high bay fittings with sodium (SON) lighting, mercury lights or metal halide units. These are usually rated from between 150 to 400 watts and generate their light by converting the electricity into heat. The heat is wasted as it simply rises to …

LED Lighting for South London Warehouses

As a warehouse manager, we understand just how critical it is to get the lighting right. Your staff are the biggest investment and your greatest asset so it is crucial to light your warehouse in a way that will benefit them. With proper lighting, you create a better working environment. With lighting that is too dim, it can be a struggle for pickers to read the labels and mistakes are made. Working in gloomy, badly lit locations is also depressing and that has a negative effect on productivity.

We are often called out to change high wattage high bay and …

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