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18
July

End and Side-Emitting Cable in Fibre Optic Lighting

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f you’re confused about the various types of fibre-optic lighting…well, you’re far from the only one. But it can actually be a pretty simple subject to grasp – at least, in terms of the different types of products available.

When it comes to decorative lighting, the two main categories you’ll come across are end-emitting fibre and side-emitting fibre. The names being a dead giveaway as to what they’re all about, but we’ll get to that a little later.

13
July

Lighting for Your Pool – LED or Fibre Optic?

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It’s a battle that’s probably longer-fought than you realised! All over the world, millions of pool-owners are asking this exact question right now.

As always, much of it comes down to personal preferences. But at the same time, there are certain pros and cons to each type of lighting that should be taken into account.

28
June

LED Lighting Solutions for the Modern Home

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As well as being powerful and affordable to run, offering 90% savings when compared to traditional bulbs, LED lights can survive up to several thousand hours longer, compared to the single thousand hours offered by their more conventional counterparts.

Blackpool tower has stood proud on the North West’s shorelines since it opened to the public over 100 years ago (14 May 1894).  The people of that generation would never have though that such a large important building would be at the forefront of todays technological advances.

Artwork has always been the kind of thing that has to be shown to be appreciated. Simply hanging a painting on a wall is not enough, or ‘plonking’ a sculpture in a garden simply does not work as it should…

Here is where lighting and ambient lighting come to the rescue and in turn this introduces us to the benefits of LED Lighting.

It looks as though hotels are catching on fast to the ambient effects that can be achieved with LED Lighting as well as the cost saving benefits, the following article:

http://www.spicenews.com.au/2013/04/08/article/Mercure-Brisbane-unveils-new-look/RDWLNOOXKW.html details how Mercure in australia have used LED Mirror lights in their guest rooms, something which you can not do with traditional lighting, every day LED Lights are being used to replace or improve on products such as these, we too research and develop innovative LED Light products allowing this kind of product to exist.

If you have ever seen children riding on bicycles then the chances are you have probably seen the inner tube bicyle tyre caps. Standard caps are usually plastic and black or blue coloured, but with everything in todays world these can be changed for something more fun!

Sailing the seven seas disneys cruiseliners look magnificent, the fleet of cruise ships have all started to adopt LED Lighting in various areas on board – at christmas time a 20,000 led lit tree is used to illuminate the atrium of the Disney Dream. Solar powered LED Lights are being used to save on energy and become more green.

Looking to create that great twinkling star effect in your bedroom, if the answer is yes then you will be well advised to get a hold of one of our DIY star ceiling kits.

Our great kits can be used on any size and shape of ceiling ensuring you have that wonderful nighttime star effect.

27
February

LED Technology in use by NASA

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Having read a very interesting article recently about how NASA is implementing LED Light technology in the International Space Station to cue the astronauts bodies into daylight routines it just goes to show the diverse nature of led lighting and again its choice over other lighting was its massive bulb lifespan.