Latest Electrical Industry Featured Articles

New Heights For LED Lighting

Carbon8lightingCCSLED luminaires are fast becoming the preferred lighting option when it comes to performance, energy efficiency and lamp life but it is important to get the combination of LED lamp, fitting and controls right. Simon Miles, Sales director of Carbon8lighting explains.

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Tax Guide For Self-employed Electricians

Tax guideSelf-employed (sole trader) and owner-managed limited company electricians are part of the sector known as the “trades” and are among the non-white collar industries where individuals can be quite high earners if they work tax efficiently.

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LED Lighting And The Best Solution For The Customer And The Wholesaler

Crompton GU10 Glass COBWhen advising customers on upgrading to LED lighting, wholesalers need to consider what is the best solution for all parties. Adrian Kitching of Crompton Lamps considers the options

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Megger and Intersafe - A Decade-long ‘tested’ Relationship

Testing light fittings with Megger equipmentFor more than a decade, Intersafe, one of the UK’s leading specialist providers of electrical testing services, has built its business around test equipment from Megger.

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Andy Booth's Guide To Cleat Specification

Andy Booth – technical director, Ellis When it comes to electrical installations no product causes as much confusion as the cable cleat, which when you consider it has its own International and European standards does beg the question “why?”

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Protect New Buildings From Methane And Carbon Dioxide Gases

Methane and carbon dioxide leaking from the ground can accumulate in buildings and lead to explosions, asphyxiation or poisoning.

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Hager Putting Itself To TheTest

RCCB testingElectrical solutions provider, Hager UK, routinely verifies its products as prescribed within the British Standards relevant to the product to ensure optimum safety.  

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The Plug-In Route To Energy Saving from Hager

Hager JFM01Building regulations have now brought the requirement for energy monitoring to bear on buildings of 1,000m and above.

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Quality Product Needs Quality Customer Support

Aico Ei168RCIn our experience, a professional installer will often spend considerable time researching a product such as smoke alarms to see what is best suited to their or a particular project’s needs.

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Choosing a Consumer Unit that Complies with Upcoming Legislation

Hager option 1In a world of ever-changing legislation and best practice it is a constant challenge to remain current, ensuring that electrical suppliers are providing the best possible service to their customers.

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