Has the Energy Crisis Left you Feeling Anxious?

Energy-Saving Techniques from Future Group. Energy Crisis: A phrase we have been hearing repeatedly for the past few months. If you’re feeling anxious, Future Group hopes to help with some practical energy-saving techniques for individuals and Block Managers. With energy bills skyrocketing, many of us are feeling apprehensive about Autumn-Winter 2022. As we’re entering the […]

REMINDER: Fluorescent Lamps to be Removed from Shelves in 2023

It’s always a good time to upgrade your block’s out of date lighting, but NOW is definitely the time to upgrade any fluorescent light fixtures. Following Stage 2 of the Single Lighting Regulation and the updated Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) directive, from February 2023 fluorescent lamps and fittings will no longer be available to […]

Future Lighting performs a complete lighting upgrade at Parkview Estate in Woking

Energy-efficient lighting is at the forefront of Future Lighting’s installations and maintenance, they strive to effectively prepare every client and futureproof every site. In 2022, Future Lighting has been carrying out a complete Lighting Upgrade at Parkview Estates in Woking. The upgrade included External Lighting, Internal Lighting, a new Emergency Lighting System & NICEIC remedial […]

Time to re-think block lighting?

Huge hikes in energy prices mean it’s now critical to review lighting efficiency in the blocks you manage, says Jordan Begg When did you last check the efficiency of your block lighting? Energy prices are only going one way so it’s crucial to ensure that residents aren’t paying more than they need to for lighting. […]

The pros of LED Lighting at Westminster Bridge Road

It is our responsibility to save our planet. Every business is striving to cut their CO2 emissions to do their part. One way to cut these emissions is by swapping your block lighting to energy-efficient LED lights. Lighting accounts for almost 5% of global CO2 emissions, but even this is too much… If the planet […]

LANDLORDS BEWARE

After years of campaigning to improve electrical safety standards in the private rented sector (PRS) draft regulations have now been laid before Parliament to ensure all PRS properties meet minimum Electrical Safety Standards. Subject to the due parliamentary process, these regulations are to come into force for new tenancies from 1st July 2020, and for […]

Lights Out: A tale of light versus dark

Imagine living with any form of artificial lighting. Think of how black the night sky would have been and how difficult to do anything after sunset. Roads would have been treacherous, not just from potholes, ditches and mud but also sewage, dead animals and those lying in wait for unsuspecting travellers. In the twenty-first century, […]

LED Warranties: Why pay more?

Property managers should check the small print when commissioning LEDs, says Future Lighting Managing Director Jamie Willsdon. Some warranties are not all they seem… Where LED lighting is concerned, all warranties are not created equal. There are as many different guarantees on the market as there are manufacturers out there. With bold claims being made […]

All that glitters…

What’s the problem with block lighting? Jamie Willsdon takes a closer look. Picture the scene – a new development is ready for sale and one of the first prospective buyers turns up in the evening to view. It’s an impressive sight; everything is brand new and the areas around the common walkways and drive glitter […]

FutureProofing

FutureProofing Costs, Energy & Lighting Block managers have their work cut out. Residential lighting is vital to the safety and wellbeing of everyone using any building. The problems associated with meeting these expectations are: cost-savings, efficiency and repairs. These can be an ongoing headache when aiming to provide lighting on demand day in, day out… […]