DEFINITION: A semi-conductor device that emits light energy when an electrical current is passed through it. LED lights are an environmentally-friendly alternative to traditionally incandescent lighting, using around one third of the energy, and can have life spans of up to 25 years.
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'Simple' energy efficiency measures could deliver £45m benefit for UK businesses
New data from EDF Energy has revealed that measures such as installing energy efficient lighting and better heating management could create more than £45m in energy cost savings across 4,150 analysed sites.
Kingfisher products improved customer energy efficiency by one-third last year
Home improvement retailer Kingfisher helped customers save an estimated 43TWh of energy - more than the annual consumption of Hong Kong - through energy efficient products such as LEDs and insulation.