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THE BEST LIGHTING SOLUTIONS FOR DARK ROOMS

As we spend a good portion of our lives indoors, we often miss out on the vast majority of natural daylight and its benefits. Therefore, adding daylight to your home can provide the perfect lighting solutions for dark rooms and for a more productive and healthy lifestyle. Natural light can be introduced into the home in a variety of ways, vertically through the use of windows which can be limiting and horizontally through the use of rooflights, and sun pipes. These horizontal applications will flood the room with more high quality light than the traditional window.

HOW TO IMPROVE ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN YOUR HOME?

For many years people have been trying to find ways to improve energy efficiency in their homes. Depending on the season, your requirements will change. In winter you will want to find ways of heating and lighting your home. In summer you will want to keep your home cooler. And this with as little energy usage as possible. And thus also safe money on energy bills.

SMOKE VENT MAINTENANCE & SERVICE REQUIREMENTS

There are four segments principal to having a reliable smoke control plan; Addlite has put together a short guide listing the key information that will in all likelihood help you to pick your smoke vent maintenance requirements. Smoke Ventilation products must be building regulation compliant to BS7346: Part 1, 1990, BS9999:2008 BS5588 and (RRO) The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) request 2005. Smoke Vent Control Systems are an imperative piece of the fire protection systems in both residential and commercial buildings.

WHAT ARE THE DRAWBACKS TO SOLAR TUBE LIGHTING?

If you are searching for a more convenient as well as affordable device to enjoy natural light at home, then solar tubes are definitely a great option. Also referred to as the sun tunnels, sunpipes or tubular skylights, solar tubes provide an unobtrusive and excellent way to brighten the dark areas inside the house with natural and soft light. In essence, solar tubes are pipes that are 230-530mm in diameter and run through your home’s ceiling to ensure that all the rooms get strong and bright natural light. In this article, discover some of the drawbacks to solar tube lighting.

ADDLITE AT THE RCI SHOW 2014!

Addlite will be joining our sister company, Surespan at the RCI Show in 2014. Visit stand I07 to view our range of polycarbonate products, chat to our staff and find out more information about who we are and what we do. Don’t miss out on Surespan’s new product reveal either! The new 2015 Access Roof Hatch by Surespan is constructed out of aluminium and PVC profiles to provide an affordable yet high quality product, an entirely unique and original design. Watch this space as we launch the product right here on this website available to buy online shortly after!

SCOTBUILD 2015 – VISIT US AT STAND B20!

We also have some amazing news to share (Hint: It involves a certain 3 letter buzz word that’s bouncing around the place, still not sure? Well Addlite will be displaying not just our products, but the 3D BIM Models now available from NBS BIM Library, we’re also taking 3D Drawings to the next level, watch this space for more info!)

NEW CPD PRESENTATIONS!

Addlite have teamed up with Surespan Covers Ltd (http://www.surespancovers.com) to bring you their latest CPD presentation on Access & Escape. The presentation covers areas including:

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