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Spring Cleaning for your Bulbs

It’s May, and all things should be bright and beautiful, but are your lights letting you down?  Now that we are officially into spring, it is a great time to…

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Your Guide to CRI

When looking at bulbs, you’ve probably come across the term CRI number, but might be unsure what it means, or how it can affect the light produced.  So, to clear…

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A-Z of Lighting: Part 5

The final installment of this mini-series!  We hope you enjoyed reading this A to Z and because it’s the last post, you get 6 letters instead of 5. U is…

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A-Z of Lighting: Part 4

It’s our penultimate part of A-Z of lighting, so it’s only right we go from P to T. P is for Plug-ins- A thing becoming increasingly popular with people like renters who can’t…

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A-Z of Lighting: Part 3

We count down from K to O in our third installment of A-Z of Lighting. K is for Kelvin- Kelvin relates to the colour temperature of a light.  The higher…

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A-Z of Lighting: Part 2

This week it’s Part 2 of our A-Z of Lighting!  This time we’re going from F to J: F is for Fluorescents- A fluorescent light is a tube that uses gas…

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A-Z of Lighting: Part 1

From the 4th-6th February, the International Year of Light Closing Ceremony is being held in Mexico.  It’s been an amazing year, and so to celebrate, we’ve decided that over the…

LampShopOnline now recognised as Google Certified Shop

LampShopOnline, which offers quality lighting from a wide range of manufacturers, was recently selected to join the Google Certified Shops programme. To help shoppers identify online merchants that offer a…

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New Year! New Lights?

Happy 2016!  So it’s a brand new year and we thought what better way to celebrate than with some new lights, specifically lighting projects for your home this year: 1) Porch/…

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Top Tips for Warehouse Lighting

Lighting can be up to 41% of a warehouse’s energy costs and so it is important to get it right.  The focus of the lighting should be on making the warehouse…

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The Ultimate Guide to Hotel Lighting

Everyone loves a good holiday.  Whether it be sun and sand, adventuring through a historic city, or simply getting away from it all, holidays are a time to feel free…

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Bright Ideas for Classroom Lighting

When looking into lighting, studies tend to focus on the effect on adults.  However, there have been some interesting recent studies on how lighting affects children, focusing especially on an…

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How to Help Your Fish Sleep

If you were to imagine a cat, the picture that springs to mind is likely to be of it curled up asleep, whether that is in front of a roaring…

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Using Light to Grow Plants

The unpredictable nature of the British weather can sometimes prove problematic for gardeners, especially if they want to try their hand at growing fruit and veg. Sunshine is key for…

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Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs and the Environment

What compact fluorescent tubes are and how they work Why they are so much more beneficial to the environment when compared to incandescent bulbs How to dispose of the bulbs…

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How Do Fluorescent Tubes Work?

How do they work? Fluorescent tubes are a common sight in public places, offices and schools but how much do you actually know about the inner workings of the fluorescent…

Fluorescent Tube Issues

Troubleshooting Common Problems with Starters and Ballasts in Fluorescent Tubes

Reasons why a tube could have stopped working How to check starters and ballasts Common problems with fluorescent tubes and what might cause them   Fluorescent tubes might not be…

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Replacing and Recycling Fluorescent Tubes Safely

How to replace an old fluorescent tube without injuring yourself Only 2-5% of fluorescent tubes get recycled, find out how to recycle yours Dangerous mercury in fluorescent tubes – what…

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Lighting, Mood and Health

This article now re-directs to the most recent blog post on Light, Mood and Health which holds more information on this topic, possible treatments and your ‘Right to Light’. According…

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Grow Your Own: Chillies

This article now redirects to a more general article on how to grow a variety of plants in Britain, despite it’s weather, and why different variations of light are important….

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