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Old 25-05-2021, 16:06   #76
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And you can retrofit the strip light with LED if you want to!
It belongs to my housing association i cant touch it.
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Old 25-05-2021, 18:16   #77
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It belongs to my housing association i cant touch it.
They change the tube if it goes?
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Old 25-05-2021, 18:41   #78
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I was led to believe an "average" PF is already factored into domestic prices
It may well be, but if smart meters means they can charge by kvA, I'm sure they will just add the extra cost on top.
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Old 25-05-2021, 18:45   #79
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They change the tube if it goes?
Yep but it hasnt conked out in the 4 years ive been here.
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Old 25-05-2021, 18:59   #80
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Yep but it hasnt conked out in the 4 years ive been here.
Well if it ever goes maybe they'll swap the old fluorescent tube for an LED replacement in the existing fitting.
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It belongs to my housing association i cant touch it.
you just change the tube and put a bridge in the starter that should come with the tube
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Old 25-05-2021, 23:33   #82
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All I had to do was install the LED tube, and remove the starter.

I ran 2 LED tubes for about 8 years before we had a refit and installed several flush LED ceiling lights instead.
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Old 26-05-2021, 02:02   #83
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I'd rather not mess around with it, they cant blame me for anything then.
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I'd rather not mess around with it, they cant blame me for anything then.
Very true let them sort it out
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alanbjames that's some mega broadband speed you've got there.

Do you get the same results on other sites? I'm hitting 76.64 download and 38.21 upload on https://www.broadbandspeedtest.org.uk/ and p much the same on https://www.speedtest.net/.

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