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Energy Efficient Lighting

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Lighting provided by compact fluorescent lamps (CFL), also called compact fluorescent light, energy-saving light, and compact fluorescent tube, is a fluorescent lamp designed to give the same amount of visible light compared to general-service incandescent lamps, but CFLs use one-fifth to one-third the electric power, and last eight to fifteen times longer. A CFL has […]

Energy Performance Certificate

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Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) were introduced in England and Wales on 1 August 2007 as part of Home Information Packs (HIPs) for domestic properties with four or more bedrooms . Over time this requirement was extended to smaller properties. When the requirement for HIPs was removed in May 2010, the requirement for EPCs continued. The […]