Energy

10 things you probably didn’t know about light bulbs

The history of the light bulb

Here at Socket Store we do like to keep our customers and followers up to date with product info about our new lighting and interesting energy news! But when it comes to the humble light bulb, here are some things you might be ‘in the dark’ about: Brazilian football legend Pele was name... Continue reading →

Socket Store gets the green light from industry experts

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Quality and professionalism has always been at the heart of Socket Store’s ethos, and now the best in the industry have given us a glowing welcome! We’re proud to announce we are now members of the Lighting Industry Association, which represents businesses demonstrating the highest degree of pro... Continue reading →

The future’s bright copper at Socket Store!

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There’s nothing the Socket Store team loves more than launching a new collection of our favourite things – sockets and switches, of course! So we’re very excited to introduce our brand new range of copper sockets and switches and, what’s more, they are exclusive to us! The gorgeous bright co... Continue reading →

The history of the light bulb

The history of the light bulb

Ask the question: ‘Who invented the light bulb?’ and chances are people will say Thomas Edison. Yet whilst it’s certainly true that the American inventor created a commercially viable incandescent bulb, many others had put a lot of, er, ‘energy’ into the invention of electric light before ... Continue reading →

LED look-up chart – replacing your light bulbs [infographic]

We know it can be confusing when you are looking to replace your traditional light bulbs with LED bulbs or lamps. That’s why we’ve produce this chart! Don’t forget, it’s all about the lumens. So, simply put, look at your traditional incandescent light bulb and look up how man... Continue reading →