Technical
  • Installation Of Electric Heating Cables

    This article from the NICEIC looks at the requirements and considerations for a contractor when installin ...

    This article from the NICEIC looks at the requirements and considerations for a contractor when installing electric heating cables and systems within walls, floors and ceilings located within domestic ...

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  • Common Query: Low Level Dimming Issues

    A common question that contractors ask when it comes to LED dimming controls is: ‘why is dimming at low l ...

    A common question that contractors ask when it comes to LED dimming controls is: ‘why is dimming at low levels causing me more issues than large loads?’ Cue Zano’s technical support team for the answe ...

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  • NAPIT Codebreakers #7

    Need help with cracking those EICR codes? The technical team at NAPIT, with the help of the brand new 18t ...

    Need help with cracking those EICR codes? The technical team at NAPIT, with the help of the brand new 18th Edition Codebreakers publication, answer your latest coding queries. MORDECAI DANISA: Was ask ...

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  • NAPIT Codebreakers #6

    Need help with cracking those EICR codes? The technical team at NAPIT, with the help of the brand new 18t ...

    Need help with cracking those EICR codes? The technical team at NAPIT, with the help of the brand new 18th Edition Codebreakers publication, answer your latest coding queries. RICHARD STENNER: Thought ...

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  • NAPIT Codebreakers #5

    Need help with cracking those EICR codes? The technical team at NAPIT, with the help of the brand new 18t ...

    Need help with cracking those EICR codes? The technical team at NAPIT, with the help of the brand new 18th Edition Codebreakers publication, answer your latest coding queries. Danny Harmsworth: Here w ...

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  • Co-Ordination between Conductors and Overload Protective Devices

    The team at Elecsa offer their technical support regarding the co-ordination between the conductors of a ...

    The team at Elecsa offer their technical support regarding the co-ordination between the conductors of a circuit and an overload protective device. At first sight, many electricians may find the requi ...

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  • Made2Measure: How To Measure Earth Leakage Currents

    Q: I’ve just taken my City & Guilds 18th Edition exam and I noticed that the section on unwanted trip ...

    Q: I’ve just taken my City & Guilds 18th Edition exam and I noticed that the section on unwanted tripping of RCDs (531.3.2) says that I’ll sometimes need to measure earth leakage currents. How do ...

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  • Surge Protection: As Easy As 1,2,3?

    Gary Parker, Senior Technical Support Engineer at ECA, runs through the major changes to surge protection ...

    Gary Parker, Senior Technical Support Engineer at ECA, runs through the major changes to surge protection requirements in the 18th Edition. Surge protection devices (SPDs) are used in electrical insta ...

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  • Earth Electrode Testing

    The NICEIC offer their technical support regarding the necessary earthing arrangement to comply with the ...

    The NICEIC offer their technical support regarding the necessary earthing arrangement to comply with the requirements of BS 7671. Where an earth electrode provides the means of earthing for an install ...

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  • Calculating Voltage Drop with NICEIC

    Section 525 of BS 7671 requires the voltage drop in the circuits of an installation to be limited so that ...

    Section 525 of BS 7671 requires the voltage drop in the circuits of an installation to be limited so that the safe and satisfactory operation of current-using equipment is not impaired. To achieve thi ...

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