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    Are All LED Lights Dimmable?

    Friday, 09 November 2018

    Being one of the first UK businesses to manufacture LED lighting specifically for the UK market, we are frequently asked by architects and electrical contractors whether LED light fittings are dimmable. The short answer is yes – every led is dimmable, it’s the driver attached to the LEDs which will determine whether or not it can be dimmed.

    A Simple Guide To Which LED Landscape Lights Are The Best

    Friday, 02 November 2018

    LED lighting has transformed outdoor landscape garden design, with exciting opportunities for new styles of illumination and mood lighting. LEDs are dimmable, safe, environmentally-friendly and can as easily be considered for outdoor environments. If you're not sure about which LED lights are the best for your client's project, simply follow this guide.

    Transform Your Outdoor Space With Extraordinary Landscape Lighting

    Thursday, 25 October 2018

    Although traditionally autumn has been considered a time to listen to the wind as it swirls falling leaves from branches, the smell of bonfires and the welcoming light of a warm, cosy home, the reality for many people in contemporary Britain is that these sights, smells and sounds are not part of their autumn experience. Modern built environments frequently lack the connection with nature which, for centuries, has been an integral part of the way in which humans connect with their surroundings....

    Setting High Standards With Garden Landscape Lighting

    Wednesday, 17 October 2018

    Selecting the right garden lighting for an exterior space is as much about function as it is about good looks. Particularly in coastal locations where there is a high salt content in the air, exterior fixtures can corrode rapidly. One of the major advantages of selecting a Collingwood's light as part of your installation is that it's built to last.

    4 Places To Find Good Quality LED Downlights

    Friday, 28 September 2018

    Ever since we introduced the UK to the practical versatility of LED lighting, we have pursued a policy of continual self-improvement in the services we offer. We regularly refine our designs and manufacturing techniques to present innovative products that have even greater efficiency, such as a tool-free installation system that saves you time and money. And now we're making it even easier for you to find our superior quality LED downlights.

    How to Achieve Maximum Impact from Your Outdoor LED Lights

    Thursday, 27 September 2018

    Are you a contractor or landscape architect? Are you looking for the best outdoor LED lights to provide the ultimate impact on your clients’ outdoor lighting projects? We’ll show you how you can achieve maximum impact from your LED luminaires by choosing our products.

    Do LED Downlights Need To Be Fire Rated?

    Thursday, 13 September 2018

    LED downlights are popularly used to light kitchens, bathrooms and commercial spaces. These lights are extremely versatile and, more importantly, they consume less energy than alternative types of lighting. LED lights emit less heat, and this also reduces the risk of fire accidents in a room. For even greater levels of safety, you can go for fire-rated LED downlights.

    How To Make A Statement With Your Dimmable LED Lights

    Friday, 07 September 2018

        With rising energy costs, homeowners are keen to make economies at home, but everyone wants economy without compromising on quality. A well-lit home is essential for any family’s wellbeing. That’s why Light Emitting Diode (LED) lighting is a good choice.

    Enjoy warmer nights outside long after summer has gone

    Tuesday, 04 September 2018

    We’re always innovating at Collingwood Lighting; whether that’s challenging the boundaries of light, bringing living spaces to life in new and inspiring ways, or ensuring our products are more efficient, longer lasting and easier to install. To do that means sometimes thinking outside the box – or rather the boxes within which we live. Because as well as being at the cutting edge of interior installations, we are also bringing new levels of warmth, depth, colour and design excellence, to...

    EU Set To Phase Out Halogen Lighting

    Friday, 24 August 2018

    The lights are set to blink out on halogen lamps across the EU in a radical new directive set to become law in September 2020. This will follow a report outlining a series of suggested regulations by the ongoing EU Eco-Design Working Plan Task Group, which formed in 2016 and will run into 2019. A draft version of the proposed legislation has already been presented to the EU Directorate General for Energy and has been approved – but further amendments are likely to be made during the various...

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