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Lighting

Overview

There are two main green aspects to lighting.

how to maximise natural lighting (to minimise energy usage) how to reduce energy consumption when artificial lighting is used

There are several factors to consider with natural lighting. If it comes via a clear window (rather than a light tube) then there will be:

the possibility […]

Electric lights & appliances

Under European Union law, all incandescent bulbs will cease being sold by 2016 and be replaced by energy efficient compact fluorescent lamps (cfl). The Building RegulationsThese are the mass of regulations that cover safety, health, welfare, convenience, energy efficiency etc. in the way buildings are constructed. Not to be confused with Planning consent (which is […]