Top 5 Philips LED Products at a Great Price!

Philips top 5 products which Powercor can price match or beat – Guaranteed! Powercor has a diverse range of clients which makes the luminaire range offering by Philips all that much more appealing. Powercor offer a 5 year guarantee on parts and labour for any project using the Philips range. Gentlespace 2 High bays which […]

LUX Levels for lighting design – What should they be?

Long gone are the days we use to put our finger in the air and come to a number of lights we “think” should be installed. Health & Safety standards states that lighting levels need to have a minimum illuminance level which means the process of deciding on the amount of lights, the LUX output […]

Smart Purchasing – Could it benefit your business?

Since starting my new role as Operations Coordinator responsible for purchasing,  I have been spending time searching for the best prices available for the materials and services we require for our many varied electrical installation projects. Benefits of Smart Purchasing By having one person taking control of the purchasing this has allowed us to become […]

Osram Sylvania release USA survey

Osram Sylvania release USA survey with interesting results The 7th annual OSRAM SYLVANIA socket survey released last month finds that more Americans than ever are discovering LED lighting while Smart Lighting is on the rise. The seventh annual Socket Survey from OSRAM SYLVANIA found 65 percent of Americans have purchased LEDs for use in their […]

What makes a great sales service

In the long standing history of Powercor, sales service has been pivotal in the growth of the company. From the conception of a project through to delivery, Powercor have time and time again offered a can do attitude which sets us aside from the competition. It is extremely important in todays day and age to […]

Summer Season for an Electrical Contractor

So the summer holidays are upon us and so starts the crazy season at Powercor! The longest of the school breaks generally has us requiring twice as much labour as normal. It is an incredibly busy period with a huge influx of work from the Schools and Colleges we look after, whilst also having to […]

LED Lighting Evolution

The LED evolution has grown significantly over the last few years with many new companies coming to the market, however there are some serious considerations that should be made when making a significant investment. Unlike tungsten and fluorescent technology that were produced by 4 major players namely Philips, GE, Osram and Sylvania, within the LED […]


THE LIGHTING SOLUTION THAT HELPS OUR CHILDREN CONCENTRATE, LEARN WHILST HAVING FUN AND FEEL GREAT In September 2009, my wife and I were blessed with our first child, since then I have been watching him grow up, constantly playing as well as learning to walk and talk. I now understand the environment that a child […]

LED or Fluorescent – Why LED is the way forward

The big question for many businesses is why move over to LED when they currently have a functional site which runs off the likes of T8 Fluorescent’s. The simple answer is that it costs a lot less to run LED lighting with savings of up to 60% compared to the florescent’s counterpart…additionally there are big […]


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