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Are LED Lights Safe

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Are LED lights safe in enclosed fixtures?

Bulbs, Help Hub, Insider Tips

April 17, 2018

A 9W LED bulb in an enclosed fixture burns with a surface temperature of around 49C. Competitor higher Wattage CFL bulbs burn at a surface temperature of around 89C, and equivalent Halogen bulbs require an even higher Wattage and give off 137C. To put this into context, your hand will withstand 55C-60C. This makes heatsink LED lights the optimum...

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Lumens to Watts

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Lumen to Watt chart

Help Hub, Insider Tips

April 16, 2018

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LED Street Lights

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Switched On: An in-depth look at street lights within communities

Commercial Lighting, News, Trade

April 13, 2018

Street lights have been paving the way for pedestrians in some form since the fourth century. They’ve changed drastically over the years, as you’d expect, today switching to highly efficient LED street lights that are set to sav...

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LED Equivalent Wattages

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LED equivalent wattages against traditional lighting

Bulbs, Help Hub, Insider Tips, Why Change to LED

March 9, 2018

LED equivalent wattages to traditional light sources can only be approximate, as they will vary depending on the colour temperature and quality of the bulbs being compared. When comparing different light bulbs and lamps, it is better to compare the lumens that each bulb produces, in order to gain a true like-for-like comparison. That being sa...

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LED vs Halogen

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LED vs Halogen: Is LED or Halogen Better?

Bulbs, Choosing The Right Bulb, Help Hub, Insider Tips, Why Change to LED

March 7, 2018

LED light bulbs are vastly superior to halogen, lasting over ten times longer while consuming 85% less electricity. This means that by opting for LED bulbs over halogen, you could save up to £300 per year on your lighting costs! In today’s post we answer eigh...

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LED Lighting

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Top ten questions about LED lights answered

Help Hub, Insider Tips

February 21, 2018

LED lights have been around for a while but are still relatively new to a lot of people. To help you get started, we've answered ten of the most common questions about LED lighting.

1. How do LED lights work?

LED (light-emitting diode) light sources work differently to traditional lighting sources, such as incandescent. Incandescen...

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Advantages of LED Lights

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What are the advantages of LED lights?

Bulbs, Help Hub, Why Change to LED

February 16, 2018

The biggest advantages of LED lights over halogen and CFL are their much lower energy consumption and longer lifespan. These two factors combined save you a considerable amount of money on your electricity bill, but the benefits don’t stop there. Here’s a quick overview of all of the advantages LED lights have over their competitors.

LED li...

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Types of LED bulb

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What are the different types of LED bulb?

Bulbs, Help Hub

February 16, 2018

All types of LED bulb are now available to suit standard home fixings, including screw and bayonet. LED bulbs last 25 times longer than incandescent bulbs (filament) and five times longer than Compact Fluorescent Bulbs (CFL). Also, LED bulbs do not emit ultraviolet light, which can degrade photos and home decor. Here's a quick guide to the di...

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LED Strip Lights Questions

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Top ten questions about LED strip lights answered

Help Hub, Strip Lights

February 15, 2018

Looking to add a bit of contemporary style to your surroundings? Then you can't go wrong with LED strip lights. LED strip lighting is stylish, versatile and cost-effective. It is available in a range of vibrant colours and you can get Read article

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Create the right mood this Valentine’s Day with LED mood lighting

Help Hub, Inspiration, Smart Homes

February 8, 2018

As our recent research discovered, most Brits will be staying-in this Valentine’s Day, so it’s important to know how you can create a romantic atmosphere in your home. When it comes to setting a romantic mood in a room, lighting has the bi...

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LED Floodlight comparison

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LED floodlights take on the competition – LED vs Halogen, Metal Halide and HPS

Commercial Lighting, Floodlights, Garden Lighting, Help Hub, Trade

February 7, 2018

Thinking of upgrading to LED floodlights but not sure if it's worth it? Well, we've put our LED floodlights to the test to see how they compare against their three main rivals: Halogen, metal halide and high pressure sodium. Let's see how they got on...

LED floodlights vs Halogen floodlights

Efficiency

You guessed it – LE...

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LED Floodlight

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Five questions about LED floodlights answered

Commercial Lighting, Floodlights, Help Hub

February 6, 2018

If you’ve got questions about LED floodlights then you’ve come to the right place, because today we’ll answer five common questions about LED floodlights.

Question #1: Are LED floodlights ‘worth it’?

You might be wondering...

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Dimmable LED Lights

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Five things you need to know before buying dimmable LED lights

Help Hub, Insider Tips

January 30, 2018

Dimmable LED lights are great for creating mood lighting – whether you're having a romantic night-in, watching a movie or even playing your favourite video game. Before you rush out to buy a new set of dimmable LED bulbs, this short guide will arm you wi...

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LED Bulb Guide Featured Image

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The definitive guide to LED light bulbs and spotlights

Bulbs, Help Hub, Insider Tips

October 10, 2017

Looking for more information about LED light bulbs and spotlights? You've come to the right place. Our product experts have compiled this comprehensive guide to help you find the perfect LED bulb or spotlight for your needs. We cover everything from Kelvins to Lumens, Voltage to Wattage, so you can make the savvy switch to LED lighting wit...

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Hue can do… Part 1: How to sync Philips Hue to your favourite movies

Help Hub, Inspiration, Smart Homes

December 4, 2017

From heart-stopping horrors to magical musicals, we all love a movie that leaves a lasting impression long after the credits roll. And there's plenty of tech out there that'll enhance your viewing experience, such as rich and immersive surround sound speakers and vibrant and vivid 4K TVs that project sharp and crystal-clear pictures. You c...

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Music and Philips Hue

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Hue can do… Part 2: How to sync Philips Hue to your favourite music

Help Hub, Inspiration, Smart Homes

December 6, 2017

It's official – people are going out less and less. And with more people opting to stay in, the battle for the best house party is getting hotter every year. And now you can truly turn your living room into a dance floor with Philips Hue – an innovat...

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Hue can do… Part 3: How to make your home safer with Philips Hue

Help Hub, Inspiration, Smart Homes

December 13, 2017

Welcome to the third part of our Philips Hue series. In Part 1 we looked at how you can sync Philips Hue to the movie you're watching to create a truly immersive movie experience. For Part 2 we showed you how to turn your living ro...

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Definitive Guide to LED Strip Lights Image

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The definitive guide to LED strip lights

Help Hub, Insider Tips, Strip Lights

October 11, 2017

LED strip lights allow you to get creative anywhere in your home thanks to their versatility and flexibility. From adding a vibrant dash of multicolour to your wardrobe and bedroom, to creating a modern and subtle ambience in your kitchen or bathroom, the options you get with LED strip lighting are pretty limitless. To get the most out of ...

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LED Bedroom Lighting

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A quick guide to LED bedroom lighting

Help Hub, Insider Tips, Inspiration

November 27, 2017

Why is lighting important in the bedroom?

It's no secret – the link between quality sleep and improved physical and mental health is more well-known than ever. Creating the right ambience for accommodating a good night's sleep is incredibly important. And while some sleep-related issues may require medical attention, there are sever...

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LED Christmas Lights

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Seven ways to reuse your Christmas lights

Help Hub, Inspiration

December 14, 2017

That final ceremony of taking down your Christmas decorations can be a bit of a drab affair come January. Festive cards dumped into a drawer, the baubles and tinsel shoved into a box, the novelty tie pushed to the back of the wardrobe – never to be seen again... However, your Christmas lights need not just be for the festive season. In fact, ...

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LED christmas lights

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The definitive guide to LED Christmas lights (there may be more possibilities than you think!)

Help Hub, Insider Tips, Inspiration

November 30, 2017

There's much to love about the festive period: mulled wine, presents, feasting until you pop. It's also a great excuse to light-up your entire home with an eclectic mix of dazzling colours in the form of Christmas lights and decorations. Christmas lights aren't just for the tree either. There are lots of different types and styles that giv...

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LED Christmas Lights

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Six reasons to choose LED Christmas lights this year

Help Hub, Insider Tips, Inspiration

December 1, 2017

LED Christmas lights are a little bit more expensive than traditional Christmas lights, but there are many good reasons for this. Here are six reasons why you should make the savvy switch to LED this Christmas:

#1 - LED lights save you money Read article

MiHome Featured Image

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MiHome setup couldn’t be easier! Learn how to set up Energenie MiHome

Help Hub, Insider Tips, Smart Homes

November 22, 2017

The festive season is upon us, which to many means Christmas pudding, gaudy Christmas hits, and family feuds over what to watch on TV. It also means the winter chill is upon us too. Most people can expect their electricity and heating bill to sky-rocket during the coming winter months and through to March where we'll see the first hints of...

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Home Automation

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Will Smart Homes save the world?

Help Hub, Smart Homes

November 17, 2017

Sometimes when we think of technological advancements, dystopian images reminiscent of Orwell's 1984 are conjured. Everything from nuclear missiles to the increase in intrusive - and creepy - data collection shows that humans can't always be trusted to act responsibly or morally. Thankfully, though, there are those devoted to innovat...

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Home Automation

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What is a “Smart Home” and why should you want one?

Help Hub, Insider Tips, Inspiration, Smart Homes

October 20, 2017

As the modern world gets more busy and frantic, time gets more precious – we're working longer hours and have to decide carefully how to spend what free time we have. So it's little surprise that more and more new technologies are focused on convenience and automation - taking the more tedious and clunky day-to-day activities out of our lives...

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New LED Floodlight

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Brighter, slimmer, stronger – our NEW range of LED floodlights

Floodlights, LEDHut News, News

October 16, 2017

Introducing our NEW LED slimline floodlight range

Our LED floodlights have evolved – now you can expect more brightness for your buck, as well as a host of other exciting features. The new slimline LED floodligh...

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Industrial style LED filament bulbs

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Why LED filament bulbs are becoming every interior designer’s trendiest accessory this year

Bulbs, Choosing The Right Bulb, Help Hub, Insider Tips, Inspiration

September 11, 2017

The LED filament bulb: trend setter or modern relic?

The humble light bulb: Sitting there picking up dust as he hides behind your far trendier lampshade. The only time he's forced out of this solitary existence is when he fades out and you unceremoniously disregard him for a younger, brighter model. Well, that's a thing of the past ...

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smart home illustration

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Live Smart to save hundreds: How investing in smart home technology will reduce your energy bills by 100s of...

Help Hub, Insider Tips, Smart Homes

October 4, 2017

As the "Big Six" energy companies show few signs of freezing prices, households across the UK are being forced to brace themselves for a seemingly never-ending stream of gas and electricity price hikes. And while the Government has pledged to combat the energy behemoths with intervention and regulation, the general public has little faith tha...

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LED Filament Bulbs

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Bulb shapes explained: How the right shaped bulb can transform any room

Choosing The Right Bulb, Insider Tips, Inspiration

September 6, 2017

Looking for the right bulb shape? It's all in the detail

OK, so you've got your freshly renovated room almost where you want it: from the newly-installed timber beams to the exposed brick walling and upholstered vintage chairs. But you could be missing one little detail to finish the look your desire – the shape of your bulbs. Bu...

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solar garden lighting concept

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Buyer’s Guide: Solar LED garden lights

Help Hub, Insider Tips, Solar Lighting

August 29, 2017

LED lighting has soared in popularity over the last few years as consumers realise the cost saving and environmental benefits of the technology. The addition of solar power, which shares these benefits, has the potential to significantly increase those benefits by completely removing ongoing running costs. This type of lighting is obviously d...

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LED Wattage

CFL Wattage

Halogen Wattage

Lumens

10W 12W 40W 700 lm
13W 15W 50W 900 lm
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