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Efficient LED Floodlight Uses 70% Less Energy

A new low profile LED floodlight from Marl lasts up to 30 times longer than an equivalent halogen lamp, and uses over 70% less energy for the same light output.

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Artistic Licence Integration Celebrates New Website

Artistic Licence Integration, the projects division of Wayne Howell’s industry-leading Artistic Licence brand, announces its exciting new web presence. The site emphasises the company’s technical and project management expertise, while also serving as an invaluable information resource for anyone involved in the lighting industry.

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New Smart-house Dimmer Improves Energy Efficiency Superb Performance with LED Lighting

Strengthening its position in the home automation market, Carlo Gavazzi has launched the energy efficient SH2 Smart-house Dimmer for use with resistive, inductive and capacitive loads with a total load capacity of 3 to 500W.

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New LED Power Supplies Offer Lowest Profile on the Market

Excelsys Technologies, leaders in high efficiency power supply design, announces the introduction of two new families of LED lighting power supplies into their very successful Xled series. The LDB75 and LDB100 constant voltage/current LED power supplies can deliver up to 75W and 96W output power respectively in extremely compact, 28mm high, packages.

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LED Tick Logo Launched by the HEA

The Highway Electrical Association (HEA) has launched an LED tick logo to give clients, specifiers and purchasers confidence when considering highway electrical LED products.  The logo has been created exclusively for HEA-HEMSA Members.

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Spot Lamps Improved - NOT Banned! Say the EU

Low voltage halogen reflector lampIncorrect reports in the UK media have given the impression that the Commission will remove low-voltage halogen lamps from the UK market without provision for proper replacements. These reports will of course have caused undue concern to UK consumers and manufacturers and we therefore wish to clarify the issue.

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Dimming of Major Roads is Being Considered by the Highways Agency

Lights on thousands of miles of mayor roads in England could be dimmed in a bid to save money and reduce carbon emissions. The Highways Agency is proposing to reduce light levels on major roads when traffic levels are "very low".

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500W Rule - Lighting Authorities Urged to Respond

The National Measurement Office (NMO) has responsibility for the Electricity (Unmetered Supply) Regulations 2001, covering the provision of an unmetered supply. They have now published an informal consultation on their draft guidance in relation to the so called “500W rule”.

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A Patient Approach with KNX

A care home for people with advanced dementia is giving some control back to elderly patients thanks to KNX intelligent building protocol provided by Electrak, a member of KNK UK.

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