Essentials for the professional job: lighting that’s simple and saves energy

Every professional lighting job has its share of challenges – the easy, in-and-out project is a rare one.

But every trade professional knows that the right choice of products is essential to make things run more smoothly. We’re all looking for quality products can be fitted easily and that you know you are going to last because they’re from trusted brands, making your job that bit easier.

It’s the reason why we’ve launched our Pro Essentials range – proven products from trusted brands that are always in stock and at the best price.

We only partner with the best companies that always deliver products of the highest quality, all backed by the longest warranties.

What’s more, there’s an additional plus-point for every product we supply. They all they reduce waste, helping the planet. And that’s becoming pretty crucial now as customers are searching for the best ways to reduce their impact on the environment.

And for any trade professional, the smart choice is to select those products that reduce carbon emissions and waste, and so stay ahead of customer demands.

Sustainable business

By selecting from our Pro Essentials range, you can show that your businesses has the sustainability of the planet at heart, making choices for commercial or domestic projects that reduce environmental impact.

For example, take our Pro Essentials Ledvance Performance LED Panel. This 600×600 model from a globally trusted brand is super-efficient at 36W, delivering 4000K light quality – bright but not too intense.

The tool-free electrical connection due to the push button connector and external driver makes for extended flexibility and easy installation of the LED panel. Through-wiring is also possible with the included connector box.

Extended services such as energy monitoring and remote maintenance possible with DALI versions. Emergency lighting possible with LEDVANCE Emergency Conversion Box.

The Ledvance panel’s comfortable light has high colour consistency and great energy savings thanks to high system efficacy of up to 120 lumen per watt.

And the glare is no problem with the LED panel having a Unified Glare Rating of less than 19, with a full 5-year guarantee.


High performance LED batten

Another of our Pro Essentials easy-fit choices is the Thorn College twin LED Batten, a high-performance 4000K luminaire with a curved, precision extruded clear prismatic polycarbonate diffuser for surface or suspended mounting.

The 5ft LED batten can be suspended using a wire suspension accessory kit, supplied separately.

The batten is an energy-saving alternative to standard fluorescent models, with a curved, precision extruded clear prismatic polycarbonate diffuser for surface or suspended mounting.

It features a 21.5mm cable entry hole in the centre of the back spine with optional cable entry through each end cap. The fitting is supplied with sealing grommets and innovative “quick fix” horseshoe and sliding washers for direct screw fixing to the surface. The fixing centres are 1450mm, and standard BESA fixings.


We also feature another popular Ledvance lighting choice, the Parathom LED GU10 10-pack. This classic GU10 LED dimmable bulb is a perfect replacement for 35W bulbs saving you around £12.00 a year. It’s the perfect energy saving spotlight for kitchens, dining areas or bathrooms. What’s more it last 15,000 hours, meaning much less going to landfill.

The 3.7W GU10 LED warm white bulb is an ideal replacement for a 35W incandescent or halogen bulb and reduces overall energy consumption, saving money on bills. The GU10 is compatible with many common conventional and electronic lighting controls and are quick, simple and safe to fit without rewiring.

Trade professionals will also appreciate the Ledvance Spot 7W IP65 fire-rated downlight with white finish that delivers energy savings of up to 90% compared to halogen lamp spotlights.

The Ledvance Spot downlight is designed for high luminous efficacy and features a functional and minimalistic design. It is easy to install with fast connection and an external driver for flexibility.

It is fire-resistant up to 90 minutes and suitable for outdoor use and is ideal as a replacement for halogen lamp spotlights in:

  • Hotel rooms
  • Bars, restaurants
  • Bathrooms
  • Accent lighting
  • Galleries, museums
  • General illumination

Find out more about our Pro Essentials range.

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