Technical
  • How To Fit The Thorn AquaForce Pro: Step-By-Step

    In this step-by-step guide we learn more about the easy, hassle-free process involved with fitting the Aq ...

    In this step-by-step guide we learn more about the easy, hassle-free process involved with fitting the AquaForce Pro lighting range. Thorn Lighting’s AquaForce Pro redefines moisture proof lighting wi ...

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  • Made 2 Measure: R2 Leads

    You ask: One of my colleagues has been using an R2 lead for years, and he says he finds it very useful. I ...

    You ask: One of my colleagues has been using an R2 lead for years, and he says he finds it very useful. I’m not really sure what these leads are used for and whether I should invest in one. Can you he ...

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  • How To Install Modular Wiring Systems: Step-By-Step

    Jon Theis, Director of TheisCraft, provides us with a step-by-step installation guide to a new modular wi ...

    Jon Theis, Director of TheisCraft, provides us with a step-by-step installation guide to a new modular wiring system that’s making cabling child’s play. Cabling is a fundamental part of any building, ...

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  • Periodic Inspection & Testing: Part 3

    Stroma Certification provides further technical insight in the third and final part of its periodic inspe ...

    Stroma Certification provides further technical insight in the third and final part of its periodic inspection and testing guidance series. The previous article in this series discussed how the extent ...

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  • Selectivity: When Is It Required?

    The technical team at Stroma take a look changes to the 18th Edition regarding selectivity between overcu ...

    The technical team at Stroma take a look changes to the 18th Edition regarding selectivity between overcurrent protective devices and what this means for installers. The 18th Edition of BS 7671 has ch ...

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  • Cutting Notches and Drilling Holes in Joists

    Cutting notches and drilling holes in joists As part of any new installation work or a re-wire, a cable, ...

    Cutting notches and drilling holes in joists As part of any new installation work or a re-wire, a cable, trunking or cable tray sometimes has to pass through an element of building construction, such ...

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  • Why Is There The Urge For ‘Surge’?

    The experts at Schneider Electric help us to better understand surge protection and how contractors can d ...

    The experts at Schneider Electric help us to better understand surge protection and how contractors can determine whether it is required. Electronic equipment has played a vital role in how our homes ...

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  • Changes that Introduce a Shock Risk

    NAPIT’s Bill Allan offers more information about the electrical contractor’s responsibility in the event ...

    NAPIT’s Bill Allan offers more information about the electrical contractor’s responsibility in the event that changes to a property have introduced a risk of shock. It is common for electrical contrac ...

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  • Introduction To The 18th Edition Of BS 7671

    The 18th Edition of BS 7671 was issued on 1st July 2018 and comes into full effect on the 1st January 2019 ...

    The 18th Edition of BS 7671 was issued on 1st July 2018 and comes into full effect on the 1st January 2019. This article from the experts at NICEIC looks at some of the changes incorporated. Disconnect ...

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  • Will We See SPD As ‘Standard’?

    Paul Dawson from electrical accessories and consumables specialist, Niglon, discusses why the 18th Editio ...

    Paul Dawson from electrical accessories and consumables specialist, Niglon, discusses why the 18th Edition regulations should mean we see SPDs installed as standard across domestic and commercial proj ...

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