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  • Smoke Alarms: Have We Found The Missing Link?

    PE catches up with Nick Ford, Director at Regent Electrical, to find out why the company’s search for qua ...

    PE catches up with Nick Ford, Director at Regent Electrical, to find out why the company’s search for quality interlinked alarm solutions has now borne fruit.  Tell us more about the Sentinel Fir ...

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  • The Glare Essentials

    Mark Walshe, Technical & Quality Manager at LED Group and Lighting Association Ireland committee memb ...

    Mark Walshe, Technical & Quality Manager at LED Group and Lighting Association Ireland committee member, takes a closer look at UGR and EN 12464-1 requirements for office installations. Glare and ...

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  • Taking The Plier Ground

    When it comes to toolbox essentials, they don’t come much better than a good pair of pliers. But behind m ...

    When it comes to toolbox essentials, they don’t come much better than a good pair of pliers. But behind modern-day pliers are thousands of years of history and a whole world of innovation and design, ...

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  • Rethinking Fire Safety

    After a recent report considered current Regulations to be unfit for purpose, Kidde Safety Europe explain ...

    After a recent report considered current Regulations to be unfit for purpose, Kidde Safety Europe explains why electrical contractors should look elsewhere for guidance. Dame Judith Hackitt’s recent i ...

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  • Cost or Quality?

    GreenBrook’s Sales Director, Peter Ratcliffe, issues a word of caution against budget conduit fittings an ...

    GreenBrook’s Sales Director, Peter Ratcliffe, issues a word of caution against budget conduit fittings and claims that if things seem too good to be true, they usually are… The quality of electrical p ...

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  • 18th Edition: What Changes Can We Expect to the Earthing Requirements?

    Paul Dawson, Commercial Director at electrical accessories and consumables specialist, Niglon, discusses ...

    Paul Dawson, Commercial Director at electrical accessories and consumables specialist, Niglon, discusses changes to the Earthing requirements in the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations due for publication ...

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  • LED’s in the Driving Seat

    Alvaro Garcia, Product Director, LED Emergency & Advance R&D at Fulham, explores the role that LE ...

    Alvaro Garcia, Product Director, LED Emergency & Advance R&D at Fulham, explores the role that LED has played in driving new demand for emergency lighting retrofits. While building managers ma ...

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  • Fire Safety: A Cover Up

    ESP’s Sales Director, Neil Baldwin, looks at the revised BS 5839-1:2017 standard, to help contractors und ...

    ESP’s Sales Director, Neil Baldwin, looks at the revised BS 5839-1:2017 standard, to help contractors understand the changes. With fire detector technology constantly evolving, standards also change i ...

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  • Recess or Reassess?

    In this article the experts at D-Line provide the case for surface installations. How to route cables is ...

    In this article the experts at D-Line provide the case for surface installations. How to route cables is often a primary consideration of any installation. In a new build the practicality of using cei ...

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  • Bathroom Ventilation: Seven Steps to Silence

    The primary purpose of bathroom ventilation used to be to keep condensation and mould under control, but ...

    The primary purpose of bathroom ventilation used to be to keep condensation and mould under control, but this is no longer sufficient today. The experts at Vent-Axia explain why the sound of silence i ...

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