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Redhill Commercial Units – Major Upgrade of the Electrics

With more and more vehicles on the roads, an increase in accidental damage is inevitable. Happily, it is the insurers who pick up the tab in most cases, very often through companies like ABL at Redhill, one of our recent clients.
Since they are a major independent SE insurance car repairer who provide top quality work backed up by an excellent customer service, their workshops are always busy. Any failure of the electrical system would be a costly disaster, with a large number of highly trained, well qualified and skilled tradesmen with their hands in their pockets plus disappointed and …

Three Phase Work in Forest Hill and Single Phase Repairs in Kent

Five Furniture was established around 20 years ago and moved to their Forest Hill workshops 4 years back. They design and build bespoke pieces for both domestic and commercial clients and as such, they use a lot of serious woodworking equipment – CNC laser cutters, bench saws and edging machines. These all have high power three phase motors on a 100 amp supply.
We were called in when their MK three phase commando sockets had blown and they had been badly let down by another commercial electrical contractor. Idle machines meant a halt to production and potential delays to delivery.
We …

Holborn Lights and Wiring Refurbishment

Energy Efficient Lighting at Lincoln’s Inn

We recently had a job north of the Thames – venturing into Holborn to carry out some work for the Barristers of Radcliffe Chambers at Lincoln’s Inn. The chambers are situated in the New Square, which is actually quite old and dates back to the end of the 17th century though work was also done on the buildings during the middle of the 19th century. Outside, Lincoln’s Inn Fields is pleasantly set out and is undoubtedly a great space for the barristers to think about their upcoming cases!

A number …

The Best Lighting for South London Cold Stores

If you run a cold store in South London, you may well be looking at ways in which to save money to make your business more profitable. But did you know that simply changing to LED lighting could improve your finances directly and indirectly?

What is LED lighting?

An LED (Light Emitting Diode) is an electrical component that produces light when an electrical current passes through it. Unlike conventional lighting which converts the electricity into heat to produce light, the electricity is converted directly into light. This means that it is more efficient and you get a lot …

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 …

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