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Christmas 2022

Season’s Greetings! Fern Howard would like to wish all our customers and partners a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. May your holiday be filled with fun, laughter and relaxation with family and friends. Christmas & New Year Hours Closed: 5:00 pm Friday, 23rd December 2022 Reopen: 8:30 am Tuesday, 3rd January 2023 Final Christmas Delivery: Midday Thursday, …

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What is CCT colour changeable temperature and how does it work?

What is CCT? Understanding the functionality of colour temperature

CCT refers to Correlated Colour Temperature. Simply put, rather than the LED Panel being one temperature set at a certain Kelvin ie 4000K and having to choose whether you would prefer 3000K yellow, 4000K warm white or 6000K cool white this functionality provides the option to interchange between brightness. How it works It works by …

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What is a microwave sensor? What is a PIR? Which one is best?

Why Use A Microwave or PIR Sensor?

Microwave Sensors detect movement by sending out electromagnetic pulses and measuring the changes in frequency due to reflecting off- a moving object. View our Microwave Sensor range How it works? Choosing between presence and absence detection can make a significant difference to user-friendliness and energy saving. With presence detection, all movement is detected (including that …

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Fern Howard led dimming option

What is a dimmable light?

Dimmable LED luminaires save energy and create comfortable light levels for different activities and areas. Two different types of dimming control are available, analogue and digital. View products with dimmable functions Analogue Dimming The main method of analogue dimming is 1-10 Volt, a low current system that is easy to install. The dimmer produces a …

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Energy ratings are changing

Research & Development With new energy rating changes, Fern Howard is well-placed as a market-leading LED manufacturing company that invests heavily in researching and developing new efficiencies.  The regulation changes being brought into the market are a purposeful move to continue innovation from manufacturers. New Energy Efficiency regulations will come into effect in March 2023. …

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