How to switch business energy supplier


The Socket Store team is always keen to save our customers money, so hopefully you have already benefitted from our previous posts about reducing your energy bills. And, with many energy-saving tips applying equally to business and domestic customers, we’re continuing our business energy series wi... Continue reading →

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

Lumens chart

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 →

How to change a two-tonne light bulb


How many people does it take to change a light bulb? Well, when the bulb in question weighs two tonnes, the answer is: quite a few! A lighthouse bulb has been successfully installed in a new home thanks to a specialist team. The enormous optic was carried five miles over land and sea from Bardsey Is... Continue reading →

Green energy contracts could hit consumer pockets


Energy customers may find themselves picking up the tab after the government awarded green energy contracts to firms without putting them out to tender first, it has emerged. Eight corporate companies including wind farms and biomass producers are benefiting from more than £16bn of renewable energy... Continue reading →