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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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  • Proof is in the Fitting

    What is the value in demonstrating your competency when it comes to installing fire-related systems? The ...

    What is the value in demonstrating your competency when it comes to installing fire-related systems? The team at BAFE offers its thoughts. Current fire safety legislation across the UK requires proper ...

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  • Is ‘A’ OK?

    When it comes to EV charging RCD selection, is ‘Type A’ good enough? Chaz Andrews, Technical Manager at D ...

    When it comes to EV charging RCD selection, is ‘Type A’ good enough? Chaz Andrews, Technical Manager at Doepke UK, gives his take. EV charging equipment, in the event of certain faults, relies on auto ...

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  • Myth Busters: Modular Wiring

    David Draper, Interconnection Product Manager at WAGO, debunks a few of the myths surrounding modular wir ...

    David Draper, Interconnection Product Manager at WAGO, debunks a few of the myths surrounding modular wiring. Modular wiring is an increasingly popular solution for commercial installations. Pre-wired ...

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  • Put the Brakes on Decline

    Derek Thompson, CEO of SparkSafe, asks whether the electrical industry is in need of urgent modernisation ...

    Derek Thompson, CEO of SparkSafe, asks whether the electrical industry is in need of urgent modernisation. Back in the early 70’s the public perception and standing of the electrical contracting indus ...

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  • Inventor’s Corner: Big DADE!

    After reporting on its original introduction in 2010, PE revisits a novel health and safety product that ...

    After reporting on its original introduction in 2010, PE revisits a novel health and safety product that has proved to be 'dust what the doctor ordered' for thousands of sparkies around the world. It’ ...

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