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Outdated Industrial Lighting – Identification guide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 A recent job we carried out for a south London garden centre has already cut their lighting costs to a tenth of the outdated systems they already had in place.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 …

LED Low Bay and High Bay Lighting for South London

 
LED Low Bay and High Bay Lighting uk

LED lighting has many advantages over conventional low bay and high bay lighting:

Power savings of up to 80% with control systems for managing light levels

High quality light that offers better illumination of working areas

Minimal maintenance requirements with a 40 – 80 thousand hour lifetime lamp rating, you may not need to change the LED luminaires for the next ten years!

Operating temperature: -35 to plus 55 Centigrade so they can be used in all applications from cold stores to foundries and busy commercial kitchens.

With a suitable …

Energy Efficient Lighting for South London businesses

 
 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 …

Pubs, Cafés and Patio Heaters for South London

 

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 …

South London Car Park Lighting

 
 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 …

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