Category Archives: Light fittings

Replacing small screw candle bulbs

In this installment of our Simple Energy Saving Guide to upgrading common household bulbs, we are looking at the small screw capped candle bulb. As there is a huge choice when replacing candle bulbs for low energy versions, so we … Continue reading

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Replacing bayonet candle bulbs

In this installment of our Simple Energy Saving Guide to upgrading common household bulbs, we are looking at the bayonet capped candle bulb. As there is a huge choice when replacing candle bulbs for low energy versions, so we have … Continue reading

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Replacing bayonet GLS bulbs

In the first installment of our Simple Energy Saving Guide to upgrading common household bulbs, we are looking at the standard bayonet GLS bulb. As there is a huge choice when replacing a standard light bulb, we have put together … Continue reading

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Warmer Tones: New Plumen 002

As you may be aware, the 11w Plumen 001 (and 9w Plumen Baby) were made as the world’s first designer low energy light bulb, taking a conventional CFL and radically transforming it into a beautiful, poetic form.  Here are My … Continue reading

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When the shade says 60w max…

Historically, many light fittings and shades had a little sticker somewhere on them which said ‘40 max‘ or ‘60w max‘ so that you knew not to exceed that wattage when choosing a light bulb. But with so many low energy … Continue reading

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Downlights (part II) – starting from scratch

But how many? What if you don’t currently have any downlights – how many do you need to adequately light a room? Firstly, particularly in a room such as a kitchen, the location of cupboards, especially wall cupboards needs consideration; … Continue reading

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