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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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Do you really need to sell them cheap ?

Home comfortTimeguard managing director Andy Douglas argues that it is LOWER but not necessarily LOWEST prices that equate to best value.

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Picking The Right Protection with Eaton

Picking the right protectionChoosing the right devices for final circuit protection can be a confusing task: modern MCBs, RCCBs and RCBOs are available in a bewildering array of types and sizes. To help resolve this confusion, David Pitt of Eaton’s Electrical Sector provides some useful guidance.

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A Marked Transformation for Cast Resin Transformers

Cast resin transformer rangeAlthough the role a transformer plays in electrical circuits is something that is never likely to change, these specialised products certainly are. Steve Marr, marketing manager for Legrand, talks about the rise to prominence of cast resin transformers.

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Risk and reward – the future of PAT

Apollo 600 PATJim Wallace of Seaward looks at the implications of the new IET Code of Practice for maintaining the safety of electrical equipment in the workplace.

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