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The Lighting Buyer’s Technical Reference Guide

Lighting Buyer's Technical Reference GuideThe Lighting Buyer’s Technical Reference Guide is a 15 page document designed to help you understand how to specify and select the right LED lighting for your project. ┬áDrawing on our own design experience, it aims to help you understand the benefits and avoid the pitfalls associated with this rapidly developing lighting technology.

The topics covered include:

  • Dedicated LED fittings vs retrofit LED lamps
  • Selecting LED lighting – our selection criteria for identifying the best LED fittings
  • Colour temperature and colour rendering
  • Dimming methods including 0-10v, DMX, DALI
  • Matching fittings, drivers and dimmers
  • Wiring fundamentals


The latest edition was updated in March 2017.