The right light: selecting low energy lighting – introduction for designers and house builders

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An introduction to the selection of low energy lighting

This practical guide for house builders and designers is an introduction to the selection of low energy lighting. It compares the categories of low energy lamps and sets out the considerations important in the selection of LED lamps, which offer increasingly efficient and economic lighting solutions. Also included are recommendations for lighting levels for different rooms in the home. The project was supported by the NHBC Foundation and the guide prepared and published by the Energy Saving Trust (EST).

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