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RoHS Fluorescent Bans - Tubes

By Michael Morrison on Mon 10 October 2022

August 2023, no more Fluorescent tubes can be placed onto the market. Whatever stock there is out there now is all that there will be.

Once it's gone, it's gone.

RoHS CFL Bans Incoming!

By Michael Morrison on Thu 14 July 2022

Did you know that come February 2023 there is a ban on all CFLni lamps and then in August 2023 the ban will be extended to T5 and T8 Fluorescent lamps? Well, now you do!

IP Ratings

By Michael Morrison on Tue 31 May 2022

What is an IP Rating? Well, it stands for Ingress Protection Rating, simple as that! Oh, but what does that actually mean? Its the level of which the fitting or lamp is protected from the elements given in both a solid and liquid defence form. That’s the technical answer, but I’ll break down what that means more below.

UV-C Cleaning

By Michael Morrison on Wed 25 May 2022

Why should you be thinking about UV-C?

UV-C applied correctly, can stop the SARS-Cov-2 virus in just 9 seconds.

Bold statement, but when you realise that as a population we have been using UV-C as the single most effective way to disinfect water for nearly 2 centuries, it should then come as no surprise at how advanced and efficient this technology is.

Flykillers, LED or Fluorescent?

By Michael Morrison on Mon 23 May 2022

We’ve covered the difference between fly killer units that use an electric grid and those that use a glue board. That’s for dispatching the insects, but what about the means of bringing them in and getting them to that point and more importantly, away from where you don’t want them!

Fly Killers

By Michael Morrison on Mon 16 May 2022

We’ve all been there, sitting down to a nice meal and then you hear it, *buzz* *buzz*, you haven’t seen it yet, but you know it’s there, the dreaded house fly

May Madness Promotion 2022

By Michael Morrison on Tue 03 May 2022

May is upon us and that means summer is just around the corner and here at Lamp Source we just like everyone else love to see the good weather coming in. With the longer nights and sun finally shining it means time for BBQs with friends, family and maybe even work colleagues, and what goes well with BBQs? A good beer or two!

Bailey - The Brand You'll Love

By Michael Morrison on Fri 22 April 2022

Bailey Lighting is a name that many will know and probably love, however, what many may not know is how deep their range actually goes.

What are Kelvins?

By Michael Morrison on Mon 21 March 2022

Kelvins are one of those units that you see all the time when talking about lamps and their characteristics, but what do you truly know about them?

Sports Lighting: Our Guide to Lighting Sports Fields

By Michael Morrison on Tue 08 March 2022

Whether you're lighting an outdoor stadium or indoor arena, quality lighting is critical. Read more about sports lighting and the specific requirements today.