Dynalite at Wansford Trout Farm

Located in Driffield, East Yorkshire, the Wansford Trout and Course Fishery has two fishing ponds where anglers can fish for Brown or Rainbow Trout, or Carp and Perch. The farm has recently invested in two large indoor breeding facilities that each house three spawning and growth pools. Lighting for the facility was designed and supplied […]

Luminous Patterns

Earlier this year, I was invited by Philips to visit their Lighting Application Centre (LAC) in Eindhoven where the new lighting technologies come to life. What i was shown was mind blowing, the luminous innovations were simply fantastic and the luminous patterns that I was shown are something that I feel I should share. . […]

What are Luminous Textiles?

What are Luminous Textiles? Luminous Textiles created by Philips Lighting are a revolutionary new solution to enhance and enrich any interior space. Luminous textiles bring light, texture and content together to create a design statement that will be sure to impress!! Luminous textiles integrate multi-coloured LED’s within a textile panel, you are free to choose […]

Our lighting journey as a Philips Partner

Who would of thought that Powercor would be installing luminaires today that can position any person with a mobile phone or ID card to around ½ metre in a building, but that’s exactly what’s happened, since becoming a Philips Lighting Partner in 2013 we have been on a lighting Journey and it’s been a great […]

How can Dimming LED’s increase worker productivity?

Dimming LEDs can increase worker productivity, enhance the experience of diners in a hospitality setting, and save energy, but you have to correctly combine controls, drivers, and LED sources. Gone are the days of swapping out lamps easily to save on electricity consumption and maintenance. There are a vast number of commercial businesses opting to […]

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 […]

Working within the Philips Partner program

The Philips Partner Program has provided Powercor with some varied and exciting projects, the most recent of which is nearing its end of a 12 month long contract. Philips Lighting and Unite Students partnered to install LED lighting throughout all of Unite’s properties over a 2 year timeframe in a £21M partnership. Powercor were entrusted […]

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 […]


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