Energy Efficient Lighting for London businesses
There is a real buzz in business at the present time about energy efficient lighting but exactly what is it, where can it be used, is it worth it and why should you have it installed? These are the questions that we will answer for you in this blog post.
What is energy efficient lighting?
Conventional lighting uses heat to create light meaning that over 90% of the energy is wasted. With new generation energy efficient lighting, LEDs are used and they generate light at the atomic level rather …
The heating of outside spaces for patrons of pubs, cafés and restaurants has become more of a priority over the last few years. The two things that have prompted this are the smoking ban of 2007 and a general drop-off of trade. A pub, café or restaurant that offers diners a modicum of comfort outdoors will have the edge over a more traditional business that works on the ‘Edwina Curry’ principle – i.e. put a thicker sweater on.
Early efforts at outdoor space heating was to use gas patio heaters, however, it wasn’t long before the …
London Car Park Lighting
If you look after a car park in South London, isn’t it time you thought about changing to energy efficient LED lighting? This has many advantages including cost savings and reducing your carbon footprint. The range of available lighting units is vast and can be quite confusing. Your search starts off easily enough but the more you look into the options, the less clear things become.
Contacting South London Electricians can solve your problems about what LED car park lighting to install. Our in-depth knowledge of lighting regulations and the best …
low bay lighting london
On a recent commercial kitchen upgrade job in Greenwich, the client was in two minds about changing the lighting as well as upgrading the cables on the ring main and other circuits. Currently fitted was ageing fluorescent lighting but we suggested changing to low bay IP65 rated LED luminaires.
Advantages of LED low bay lighting for commercial kitchens
1. Cost savings.
Although the initial cost is higher than with conventional lighting solutions, over the lifetime of the LED low bay lighting unit, a huge amount of money can be saved. This …
Commercial Kitchen Electrics in Croydon – Voltage Optimisers
If we said that we could reduce your electricity bill by ten percent or more literally overnight, how would that make you feel. Interested? Excited? Sceptical? Probably all three, but it’s true. Those sort of energy savings are easily possible. The solution is that we can fit a voltage optimiser to your single phase or three phase supply.
What is a voltage optimiser?
In the simplest of terms, a voltage optimiser is a device that reduces the incoming voltage. In reality, it is a lot more complex …
As a warehouse manager, you will no doubt be aware of the problems of lighting the warehouse adequately, especially for the night shift and throughout the dark winter months. Low bay lighting is easy – a few fluorescent tubes and you are sorted. Swapping failed lamps is easy enough, one of the maintenance crew with a step ladder is fine. But when it comes to high bay lighting, that’s another story altogether.
Traditional HID Warehouse Lighting
High bay lighting is usually between 20 and 40 feet from the warehouse floor so it needs to be very bright …
South London Car Parks – the LED Solution
Well-lit car parking areas are both safer and more pleasant spaces. No fumbling around to find the right key. No wishing that you had remembered to slip a small torch into your pocket. No more wondering what it is that you have just trodden in! But at South London Electricians, we appreciate that traditional car park lighting can be expensive which is why we offer you LED car park lighting.
Traditional car park lighting systems
External car park lighting is usually post-mounted and so it needs …