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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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Think Outside The Box To Make Energy Savings At Home

DBM energy managementTurning down the thermostat by 1°C can cut household heating bills by 10%, according to the Energy Saving Trust. And switching off ‘on standby’ appliances could save almost £40 per year for a typical three bed flat.

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Time Switches: “Saving Money” is still the bottom line !

Timeguard NTT03It’s great to see so many new controls coming onto the marketplace and delivering ever-better opportunities for energy savings.

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Copper Cable Crimestoppers

Ellis cabe cleatsReports earlier this year highlighted a reduction in the incidents of copper cable theft from UK railways, but despite this there were still 2,700-hours of delays and compensation payments of over £12.7million in the 12-months to April 2013.

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