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How can YOU make big savings by installing LED?

LED savings

Regular readers already know how passionate we are about LED’s energy-saving, money-saving, and planet-saving benefits.

On top of that, we’ve already mentioned how changing to LED could slash your electricity consumption (and bills) by up to 70%-80%.

Plus, there’s more! Whereas halogens and incandescent bulbs only offer a minuscule 1000-2000 hours lifespan, most LEDs have a lifespan of up to 50,000 hours and even more. Even though upgrading to LED will probably cost you a tiny fraction more initially, you won’t have to buy a replacement LED bulb for another ten years! That’s a whole 3,650 days’ worth of high-quality, environmentally friendly light that’s better for your health, easily Smart controllable, and cheap as chips to run. And, in the extremely rare off-chance that anything you purchase from Oliver Lamps lets you down, it’s all covered by a manufacturer’s warranty and our no-hassle customer service guarantee. After all, it’s incredible quality and outstanding customer service that our long-running reputation is built on!

Want to know some more facts about the life-changing benefits of LED for you, your family, and the well-being of our planet?

  • Here’s some quick energy-saving maths: whereas a traditional incandescent bulb might use 40 watts, an LED bulb will only use 5 watts to get the same results. That means, if your energy rate is £0.20 per kWh (kilowatt-hour), the LED bulb would cost only £20 over its lifetime. Compare that to the bank account-bashing £160 the incandescent bulb would cost you over the same period!
  • Besides being more energy efficient and helping you lower your energy bills, LED bulbs emit virtually no heat, making them much safer to use than traditional incandescents.
  • LED bulbs offer fantastic versatility and colour choice. They come in all shapes and sizes, so you can place them virtually anywhere you choose, operate them via a dimmer switch or remotely, and select the colour temperature that will give your home or workspace the perfect atmosphere.
  • Unlike slow-as-a-snail incandescents, LED bulbs don’t take time to warm up. They’re bright from the moment you switch them on and have much more efficient light dispersal, so you can easily direct the light towards wherever it’s needed.

For maximum comfort and efficiency, it’s essential to match the bulb’s colour with the task you’re using it for. For lighting around the house, ‘warm white’ or ‘soft white’ bulbs are usually the best. For lighting an office space, ‘cool white’ bulbs are typically what you need. If you’ve got any doubts or questions, all you’ve got to do is ask! Our friendly experts are always here to help and won’t leave any stone (or bulb!) unturned until you’re completely satisfied.

Another thing to take notice of is the CRI number which is always printed on the bulb’s packaging. CRI means ‘Colour Rendering Index’, and you’ll most likely find it next to the lumen number. Generally, a mid-range CRI of 80 or above is suitable for most household uses. But, if you’re doing-especially detailed work and need to see the colours around you more accurately, a CRI of 90 or higher is better.

Still think LED sounds too good to be true?

Put us to the test!

Bring one of your incandescent bulbs to our fabulous 26/28 Oak Street, Fakenham, showroom, and we’ll be delighted to give you a real-time demonstration of how much money and energy upgrading your bulb to LED could save you! That’s because we’ve got a fab lighting box gizmo in store that we can plug your incandescent into to show you a side-by-side comparison of how much electricity it costs compared to LED.

While you’re there, don’t forget we also carry a wide range of electrical accessories, including dimmer switches, rocker switches and sockets, bespoke lampshades, and fabulous Smart tech to make your lighting life simpler! And if we don’t have what you’re looking for in stock, we’ll be delighted to source it for you. Even if you can’t visit us in person, we’re only a phone call (01328 855028) or email ([email protected]) away. You can reach us via our website too!

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