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May 2018 – Howzat! We’re only here for the beer (and the cricket) again…

Once again we’ll be sponsors of the Wollaton Cricket Club Annual Beer Festival. It takes place across the Bank Holiday weekend at the end of May.   Wollaton CC are ECB Clubmark accredited, and a Nottinghamshire Cricket Board Focus Club.   Now in its 7th year, the Beer Festival has become a very popular event, raising much-needed funds for a great local community sports club. A wide variety of ales will be available with over 20 beers and ciders to be sampled– something for everyone!   We would love to see you and your families anytime...

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April/August 2017 – West Park & Friesland Sports Centres move to LED to improve lighting and reduce costs

LER recently completed the retrofit of 400w Sodium lamps to 100w low-energy LED Sports Lighting at West Park Sports Hall in Long Eaton (www.erewash.gov.uk) The customer commissioned LER to design and install the new low-energy lighting in order to improve light levels and reduce energy bills by over 50%. LER removed the old, yellowing sodium lamps and fitted new modern design LED floods at a height of 8m.                         Lumens levels have been dramatically increased as can be seen on the adjacent picture, and anticipated annual electricity savings are expected to be in...

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Which Way To Go – Fluorescent or LED?

WHICH magazine has recently highlighted the benefits of switching to LED lights and their ‘best buys’ for replacement bulbs The drawbacks of Fluorescent Lighting… 1. Failure From Frequent Switching- Fluorescent lights tend to burn out faster when integrated with occupancy sensors and other controls. In contrast, LEDs work perfectly with control systems, since their life is not affected by turning them on/off. 2. They Contain Mercury- LED lighting is Mercury Free; making them safer for the environment with no disposal or recycling fees. 3. The ‘Buzz’ with Ballast- LED operate silently. 4. Unstable Lighting Quality-...

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May 2016 – The Answer to an 8’ Problem

The main problem with 8’ fluorescent tubes is that they use an enormous 100w of power per tube (add 10% for the ballast). Because of their superior light output they are often mounted in higher locations in warehouses and production workshops; this makes replacing them (they are not known for their longevity) awkward, time-consuming and expensive. Unfortunately 8’ CFL tubes are becoming increasingly hard to source and increasingly expensive to buy.   We recently supplied a Long Eaton warehouse with a quantity of refurbished 8’ luminaires pre-fitted with low-energy 42w LED tubes. The...

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April 2016 – Derby precision printers see the light and move to LED!

LER recently completed the retrofit of 30 x 400w Sodium lamps to 30 x 135w LED midi-bay luminaires in a precision printers on Ascot Drive, Derby.   The customer commissioned LER to design and install the new low-energy lighting across 4 departments including goods in, slitting, printing and despatch.   LER removed the old, yellowing sodium lamps and fitted new modern design flat midi panels at a height of 5m.                         Lumens levels have been dramatically increased as can be seen on the adjacent picture, and anticipated annual electricity savings are expected to be in...

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