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LED Lighting

LED lighting has come on a long way in the last few years.

They are now commonplace in new buildings, and use a fraction of the power used by traditional incandescent lamps.

Changing to LED lighting in your home or business doesn’t have to cost the earth, and can save you up to 80% on your lighting costs.

Simply call TLGEC now, and we’ll carry out a full lighting survey of your property or commercial unit.

We’ll provide a quote for changing your lighting over to LED, and also provide a payback analysis detailing the overall savings.

In the meantime, take a look to see how much energy LED lighting can save you on our Typical Lighting Comparison Chart.

Switching from Energy saving lightbulbs to LED lamps.

Some Energy Saving Lighting Tips

  • Always turn the lights off when you leave the room.

  • Try and arrange light switches so they are easy to turn off, such as having landing lights at the top of the stairs – otherwise you will be more tempted to leave the light on for later.

  • If you have an outside light, make sure that you fit a sensor that turns on when you approach it. Fitting a time switch will also stop the light coming on at night if a cat walks past.

  • Use lighting that’s appropriate for the job in hand, such as using low level light for watching TV.

  • Have a range of lights in the room which all have separate switches, this will will save you more energy than using a single dimmer switch for the whole lot, and will help you achieve the level of light you want.

Why switch to LED?

  • LEDs are very durable

  • They are easily produced and controlled

  • The lamps last for longer, so you replace them less frequently

  • They work well in all environments

  • There are no heat issues, as LEDs run at much lower temperatures

  • You will get instant FULL brightness, as opposed to CFL lamps where the brightness grows

  • They are good for the environment