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  • How to Determine Earth Fault Loop Impedance

    More expert advice from the team at ELECSA.  This article explains why it is necessary to determine ...

    More expert advice from the team at ELECSA.  This article explains why it is necessary to determine the values of earth fault loop impedance (Zs) for new installations and for those in service th ...

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  • Keeping the Cable Correct

    Martin Boorman of Prysmian looks at safe and reliable cable options for garden lighting. Most garden ligh ...

    Martin Boorman of Prysmian looks at safe and reliable cable options for garden lighting. Most garden lighting installations will use mains voltage – it’s a more robust system appropriate for the chall ...

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  • Industrial Lighting: How to Avoid Common Problems

    Eaton offers guidance on the key questions you should be asking in order to avoid some of the common ligh ...

    Eaton offers guidance on the key questions you should be asking in order to avoid some of the common lighting pitfalls associated with industrial buildings. Eaton believes that lighting costs in indus ...

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  • What’s in a Warranty?

    Although extended warranties provide installers and their customers with an extra layer of protection, NV ...

    Although extended warranties provide installers and their customers with an extra layer of protection, NVC UK explains why electricians should understand the terms of their warranty in order to avoid ...

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  • Cost Controllers

    In this case study we find out why CP Electronics’ lighting control solutions have been integral to a rec ...

    In this case study we find out why CP Electronics’ lighting control solutions have been integral to a recent ultra-efficient office refurb project. A Cheltenham-based building services and engineering ...

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  • IP: The Full SP

    What is Ingress Protection (IP) and why are IP Ratings important for external fittings? The team at Integ ...

    What is Ingress Protection (IP) and why are IP Ratings important for external fittings? The team at Integral LED has the answers. As a professional installer, you’ll be familiar with IP Ratings on out ...

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  • Ventilation System Design: Why It’s Important To Plan Ahead

    Christian Rehn, National Design and Project Manager of National Ventilation, explains how ventilation sys ...

    Christian Rehn, National Design and Project Manager of National Ventilation, explains how ventilation system design can be made simple. As housebuilding in the UK continues unabated, electrical contra ...

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  • How to Replace Consumer Units

    NAPIT Regional Inspections Manager, Paul Chaffers, explains how best to tackle this important job on dome ...

    NAPIT Regional Inspections Manager, Paul Chaffers, explains how best to tackle this important job on domestic premises without making it difficult for the installer and the customer. Consumer units (C ...

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  • Five Ways to Improve your Van’s Security

    Theft from vans can be a very expensive problem for British tradesman and women but now a team of motorin ...

    Theft from vans can be a very expensive problem for British tradesman and women but now a team of motoring experts have issued five top tips to improve van security. The motoring experts at LeaseVan.c ...

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  • Megger Made2Measure: Nuisance Tripping

    You asked: I’ve been having a lot of trouble recently with nuisance tripping of RCDs and RCBOs. It’s ofte ...

    You asked: I’ve been having a lot of trouble recently with nuisance tripping of RCDs and RCBOs. It’s often difficult to trace the source of the problem, especially when it’s intermittent. Do you have ...

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