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Retailers, it’s time to make sure your lighting is increasing sales & boosting profitability

All kinds of factors can influence a customer’s decision to buy in-store and there’s increasing evidence that the lighting used in the building has a part to play.  This blog features five ‘make sures’ for retailers, giving you a checklist of the things you need …

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Which retailers are leading the way with sustainable lighting solutions?

Even before the recent spike in prices, energy costs were one of the biggest costs for retailers. As a result, retailing is just one of the many industries that are rapidly adopting energy-efficient lighting solutions to keep rising overheads in check. A recent study by …

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Four steps to using better lighting to make businesses more profitable

The first thing you need to know is that poor lighting in the workplace is a bigger problem than you might have thought. A research study conducted by the American Society of Interior Design shows that 68% of employees complain about the lighting in their workplace. It’s …

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What the new EN 12464-1 standard means for lighting companies, businesses and workers

As lighting experts, it’s vital that we’re always on top of the latest industry guidelines and regulations. A new EN 12464-1 standard has recently been introduced, which will have a significant bearing on how lighting systems are designed for working environments moving forward. For nearly …

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Why bad lighting is bad for business

The evidence is mounting up. Poor lighting in the workplace can have a range of negative effects on the health and well-being of employees. What started as an interesting theory has now become a strongly-held belief by researchers and medical experts. A wide range of …

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Why you shouldn’t underestimate the importance of lighting for energy efficiency

The race to zero carbon is on, with an ambitious target of 2050 for the United Kingdom. We all have a part to play in getting there, of course, but some can make a bigger contribution than others. Lighting accounts for around 40% of the …

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Lighting products designed to improve your mood

There’s been plenty of discussion recently about how indoor artificial lighting can suppress melatonin production, which has been found to reduce the quality of sleep and contribute to a range of health issues from depression to Alzheimer’s. (See our recent blog here.) We have a …

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Casting light on employee wellbeing

We have good news and bad news. Let’s start with the bad news. In a 1981 study, Dr Charles Czeisler of Harvard Medical School found that indoor artificial lighting can suppress melatonin production, inducing adverse consequences: reducing quality of sleep, contributing to obesity, diabetes, depression, …

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How can lighting play a part in the switch to hybrid working?

As many of us start to return to the office, there is a realisation that working life will never be quite the same as it used to be. With more than 40 percent of the global workforce thinking about leaving their current employer in 2021, …

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Weston House, London

Weston House is a 1960s Central London office building located in a prime prominent position on the southern side of High Holborn. The building comprises 63,367 sq. ft. (5,887 sq. m) of offices over 1st to 7th floors. The reception and office space have been …

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