Latest Electrical Industry Featured Articles

Getting The Measure Of Power Monitoring

William DarbyUsing electrical power efficiently is fundamental to any business looking to reduce energy costs, improve operational efficiency, and meeting sustainability goals. Will Darby, managing director of metering, controls and automation specialist Carlo Gavazzi UK, highlights an innovative solution to measuring power consumption in a data centre.

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Choosing Wiring Accessories? Trust Your Instinct

Trade FCUChunky white wiring accessories are a thing of the past. But with so many providers offering various finishes and styles how does a range set itself apart from the rest?

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Achieving Affordable, Effective Ventilation

office domusNo one likes being in a room that’s dank, breathing in stale air, even for a short period of time. It’s not only unpleasant but it’s also unhealthy for the occupants and for the building itself.

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Requirements For Overvoltage Protection

Crabtree surgeWith the introduction of the 18th Edition the decision-making process for inclusion of overvoltage protection in electrical installations has changed. Here, Dave Enefer, Devices Product Manager at Crabtree, one of Electrium’s leading brands in electrical components, looks at the latest requirements for overvoltage protection.

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Stored Energy And Lock Out Tag Out Procedure

various lockoutsWhen machinery is shut down for maintenance or cleaning, energy within the system does not simply disappear. Stored energy can cause machinery to move unexpectedly, which can result in serious injury or fatality.

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In The Office Environment USB Integrated Sockets Are The Ideal Solution

mk usb socketBusy office spaces have very specific requirements when it comes to electrical accessories, but by understanding these needs, and how they can be addressed, electricians can tap into a lucrative new income stream for their business.

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Building controls: Your Flexible Friend

Get going get growingBuildings frequently change use and are refurbished for new occupants and businesses often reconfigure their workplaces as demands change.

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The Innovation Game – Ellis Bespoke Cable Cleats

Richard ShawAt first glance, the cable cleat may not seem like a product ripe for design innovation; its role securing electrical cables in the event of a short circuit seemingly straightforward enough to preclude it from such activity. But look more closely and you’ll quickly realise you are wrong.

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Stay Smart, Stay Safe, Stay Secure

evohome securityThe cost of UK retail crime has soared to a record £613million, with an average cost of £6,000 per business1. Worryingly, experts believe this is just a small percentage of many unreported incidents which take place each year.

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Wieland Electric On Cutting Installation Time: the intelligent approach to cabling

Metalynx2Mark Redfern of Wieland Electric argues that cabling methodology can have a critical role in ensuring building performance, as well as impacting installation schedules.

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