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== A Replacement tubes/starters for existing fluorescent fittings ==
Replacement tubes/starters for existing fluorescent fittings
 
  
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No changes to existing installation
 
No changes to existing installation
 
New lamps should last ~5/10,000 hrs
 
New lamps should last ~5/10,000 hrs
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Fittings may fail soon, they are probably in the last quarter of their life.
 
Fittings may fail soon, they are probably in the last quarter of their life.
  
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== B Replace existing fittings with new, more efficient type of fluorescent (T5 etc.) ==
Replace existing fittings with new, more efficient type of fluorescent (T5 etc.)
 
  
 
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== C Replace existing incandescent lamps with CF lamps ==
Replace existing incandescent lamps with CF lamps
 
  
 
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== D Replace existing fittings with LED equivalent ==
Replace existing fittings with LED equivalent
 
 
(Either commercial fittings or "home brewed")
 
(Either commercial fittings or "home brewed")
 
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Sources of Supply  
  
 
London Bulbs Ltd
 
London Bulbs Ltd

Latest revision as of 08:58, 27 April 2015

Please add comments to the sections below as appropriate General comments Priorities A/ Make lighting "fit for purpose" B/ Reduce power consumption C/ Minimise capital costs D/ Reduce maintenance

If new fittings are installed alongside the existing (disconnected) ones, on moving out they can be taken with us and the originals re-connected.

Ideas for replacement of existing lighting.


A Replacement tubes/starters for existing fluorescent fittings

Pros No changes to existing installation New lamps should last ~5/10,000 hrs Inexpensive No specialist skills needed

Cons Power consumption remains high Fittings may fail soon, they are probably in the last quarter of their life.

B Replace existing fittings with new, more efficient type of fluorescent (T5 etc.)

Pros Reduced consumption New fittings will easily outlast our occupancy of the premises

Cons


C Replace existing incandescent lamps with CF lamps

Pros

Cons


D Replace existing fittings with LED equivalent

(Either commercial fittings or "home brewed") Pros Good , consistent light Low consumption Commercial fittings are complete, reliable and easily installed with minimum effort.

Cons



Sources of Supply

London Bulbs Ltd www.londonbulbs.co.UK


IKEA (insert URL)

Maplin (insert URL)

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