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Ascoli Single Spotlight in Matt Nickel using 1 x GU10 max. 6W LED, Adjustable Wall/Ceiling Spot Astro 1286015

Model No. AX7955 by: Astro Lighting
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This is the Astro Lighting Ascoli 7955 single spotlight for surface mounting in a matt nickel finish, using a GU10 max. 6W LED light bulb (SKU 1286015).

It is a stylish fitting, small and compact, with an adjustable head (can be rotated 330 degrees and tilted 90 degree) for interior wall or ceiling mounting, coming in a matt nickel finish. 

Ascoli Matt Nickel Surface Spot - Features

  • Single spotlight for surface mounting, ideal either for ceiling or wall mounting. 
  • SKU: 1286015
  • Adjustable spotlight: can be tilted and adjusted as needed. 
  • Tilt adjustment angle: 90 degrees
  • Rotation adjustment angle: 330 degrees
  • Finish: matt nickel finish.
  • Lamp used: 1 x 6W (max) GU10 LED lamp, not included.  
  • Max. lamp length: 57mm
  • Max, lamp type & rating: max. 50W GU10 lamp. 
  • IP rating: IP20 rated, suitable for bathroom zone 3.
  • Class I electrical rated, earthed fitting. CE Mark.
  • Dimensions: projection 130mm, base width 80mm x length 80mm, spot diameter 57mm
  • Part of the Ascoli range of Spotlights from Astro Lighting
  • Dimming: dimmable spotlight if the light bulb used is dimmable. 
  • Mains voltage supply: 230V
  • Weight: 0.56kg
  • F Mark: suitable for mounting on normally flammable surfaces. 
  • Materials: metal - mild steel.

Product: Astro Lighting 7955 Ascoli Single Matt Nickel Surface Spot (1286015). 

Lights Specific
Base GU10
Colour Matt nickel
Dimmable yes
Electrical Rating Class 1 - must be earthed
Energy Type Mains Voltage 240V
Fire Rating F Marked
IP Rating IP20
Lamp Style Modern
Lamp Type Halogen Lamp
Light Color Lamp Dependant
Lumens Lamp Dependant
Number of Lamps 1
Projection 136
Rooms Bedroom, Living Room
Tasks Wall / Ceiling
Total Wattage 50
Wattage 6
Zone Rating 3
Range Ascoli
Cutout not applicable

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British consumers who had to move from failed energy suppliers are paying more per month because so many energy providers went out of business.The "energy price cap" was introduced in January 2019 by Ofgem because of concerns that many people were paying too much for their energy.Ofgem caps the maximum amount energy suppliers can charge for their energy.This energy cap can is reviewed twice a year, but recently Ofgem decided to review it every three months so that the market may be stabilised.The change, Ofgem says, allows energy companies to adjust bills more quickly in response to the prices they are charged by wholesale suppliers.The record increase in global gas prices - up to 54% - caused not only worries among homeowners but also an increase in energy bills. Buy Ascoli Spots at Sparks6 Lighting Tips for Saving Energy and MoneyAs we are approaching the last half of the year and the long winter nights are coming, especially with the increase in the energy bills, we need to be aware of some things we can do to reduce these bills.There are some simple lighting tips - tips which relate to reducing energy and money spent on lighting - that help us save energy and money. Switch off the lights when you're not using them or you leave the room. This is the simplest tip but the one most easy to forget. If you leave the room, make sure you turn off the light or the lights; don't think that you'll be back in a few minutes - simply switch it off. And make sure you switch off ALL the lights, both the ceiling lights, the wall lights, and the floor lamps or table lamps. It is estimated that you can save as much as £20-40 per year just by switching off the lights.Switch to LED lamps everywhere. You may be surprised to find out that some of your wall lamps, ceiling lights, or table lamps may still use a halogen lamp or an incandescent lamp. We have been advising all our customers to switch to LED wherever possible; now this advice is a must! Even the picture lights which use a special lamp can be switched to LED lamps to reduce energy consumption and save on energy bills.Reduce the number of light fittings that are ON. If you have the ceiling light on, you may not need the table lamp on also; similarly, if you have the table lamp on, why leave the ceiling light on? Though you may use LED lamps in all your light fittings, the energy consumption of these light fittings add up, so it is advisable to reduce the number of light fittings you use. Install a time delay switch for light fittings in the hallway or corridor. A time delay switch allows the light to be on for a set amount of time, after which the light is turned off automatically. This is for corporate areas such as staircases, hallways, etc. A time lag switch can help you save energy and money, thus reducing your energy bills. Use PIR sensors or Timers for outdoor lights. We advise purchasing outdoor lights with PIR (presence detector) and/or using timers for the outdoor light fittings. It is quite a waste of energy and money to leave the front door light on the whole night, no matter how energy-saving the light bulb may be. Why not install a PIR wall lamp or a PIR flood light as security lights outdoor? These will turn on only when presence is detected, and they will be off the rest of the time, thus saving energy and money. Consider using transparent shades and clean the shades. Table lamps and pendant lights offer nice, diffused light, and we love the ambience they create. However, if the shade is quite dark, there needs to be a higher wattage lamp being used, which costs more. Why not switch to a more transparent shade to save more energy and money off your bills? And don't forget to clean your lamp shads regularly so that light may shine bright and not be blocked by dust and other impurities. Buy Slim CCT LED FloodlightConclusion and ReferencesThere are many more specific tips on reducing the lighting bill at home, and there is a long list of tips on reducing energy at the office or in commercial environments.However, the above six tips are the simplest tips for reducing the lighting bill, and we all can do them without investing too much.At Sparks, we offer a wide range of LED lamps and LED lights to help you reduce energy consumption.To see them for yourself, visit us either online or at our lighting showroom in North London. Further references on the energy crisis and reducing your lighting bill:BBC article on the energy crisis: what is the energy price cap, how might the bills go up, the energy price cap forecast, using smart meters, the fuel bill breakdown, and how this affects us; also, how to get help with the bills. Tips on saving energy and lighting - reducing the lighting bills.Ofgem press release: Price cap to increase by £693 from April.Energy Saving Trust article on, Why are energy bills going up?Factcheck: why are the energy bills going up? (via channel 4)Bright ideas to save energy and money (via energy label).


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