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Here you can download a number of guidance documents that can help in choosing efficient lighting for your home. 

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LED Lighting

A Consumer Guide to Buying LED Lamps

LEDs and Managing Expectations

LEDs are the future of Lighting

Consumer Guide to LED Lighting

Many predict that LEDs will be the dominant technology lighting our homes within a few years.

Choosing Energy Saving Light Bulbs for Your Home
An independent consumer guide called Choosing Energy Saving Light Bulbs for Your Home (September 2012) provides information for older people about energy saving bulbs. Getting the right lighting is crucial for older people and especially those with some level of sight loss

The guide, by the sight loss charity, Thomas Pocklington Trust and independent research charity Ricability (Research Institute for Consumer Affairs), has information about which bulbs to buy for different areas in the home, for different levels of lighting and for a quick delivery of the light that’s needed.

The consumer body Which? contributed, recommending the Best-Buys in energy saving light bulbs for brightness and speed of start-up.

The guide, Choosing Energy Saving Light Bulbs for Your Home is available online at where it can be downloaded as a PDF. 
It is available as a print booklet, phone Ricability on 020 7427 2460.
For audio-cd or braille formats phone Thomas Pocklington Trust on 020 8995 0880 or email