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Hybrid Inverters and Battery Storage Future-proofs new homes

From 15th June 2022, Part L of Building Regulations will come into effect and house builders will need to demonstrate how their Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) is calculated to show a 31% carbon emission reduction. This has come at a vital time for many people facing further energy price rises. Many developers will be looking

What is the EV Smart Charger Points Regulation 2021?

The EV Smart Charger Points Regulation 2021 comes into effect on 30th June 2022 and developers will need to install ‘Smart’ electric vehicle charging points to be compliant with this element of Part-S building regulations. Housebuilders will no longer be able to install slower 3kW chargers and with no new petrol or diesel cars being

Barratt unveils new zero-carbon home

The Z House is a unique zero carbon concept home that showcases the future of sustainable living in the UK, a project that Green Lighting has proudly been a part of, by supplying our 316 Stainless Steel Contemporary Lantern and Pro800 Downlights. The Z House, built on the University of Salford’s main campus, is the

GL charged after agreeing OEM deal with Project EV

Green Lighting (GL) are pleased to announce a supply partnership with market-leading electric vehicle charger manufacturer Project EV. Anthony Ottway, Managing Director of GL commented “To have the opportunity to take an established product to the housebuilder market doesn’t happen very often, we are delighted! We have sampled many different manufacturers, not one came close

How to Get the Lighting Right When Working from Home

Home Office Lighting

Working from home has a lot of advantages. There is no commute and you have all the comforts of home while getting the job done. However, it can also present challenges too. Focusing on tasks can be a particular issue, especially if your workspace is not properly set up and one of the most important

Green Lighting – The UK Fire Tested Downlight Range

Following the 2019 update to the approved document of English Building regulations part B, at the start of 2020 the National House Building Council (NHBC) begun enforcing new fire test requirements for downlights. This applied specifically to Engineered I-Joists and Metal Web Joists applications. Here we look at what this means and why it is

Why Go LED?

The humble light bulb has been lighting our homes since the 1800s and over these hundred plus years, the biggest lighting breakthrough is without question the LED. LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes for the curious) are durable, contain no toxins and last much, much longer than their incandescent bulb counterparts. An LED bulb will give you