Technical
  • How to fix glow and flicker

    The technical team at Timeguard advise on how to eliminate glow and flicker in LED & CFL lamps in sta ...

    The technical team at Timeguard advise on how to eliminate glow and flicker in LED & CFL lamps in standby/off mode. The evolution of LED, coupled with smart switches and home automation systems, h ...

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  • Will the smart grid of the future be a success?

    Luke Osborne, Energy Solutions Advisor at ECA, takes a look at why the electrical grid has the capability ...

    Luke Osborne, Energy Solutions Advisor at ECA, takes a look at why the electrical grid has the capability to be smarter than ever in the future and how electrical contractors can take advantage of the ...

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  • EV charging equipment – The new rules explained

    Myenergi's Chris Horne looks at the requirements for protection against electric shock following the loss ...

    Myenergi's Chris Horne looks at the requirements for protection against electric shock following the loss of the PEN conductor in a TN-C-S earthed electrical system. According to HSE statistics (see T ...

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  • Game changers!

    NAPIT Chief Technical Officer Frank Bertie (JPEL/64 Member) explains how the JPEL/64 Technical Committee ...

    NAPIT Chief Technical Officer Frank Bertie (JPEL/64 Member) explains how the JPEL/64 Technical Committee operates within BS 7671 to drive up standards in the electrical industry. The electrical indust ...

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  • Construction Products Regulation: how does it affect data comms cables?

    Gary Parker, Technical Manager for ECA, answers this key question. More than ever, data communications an ...

    Gary Parker, Technical Manager for ECA, answers this key question. More than ever, data communications and control cables are built into the fabric of our homes and offices, alongside traditional powe ...

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  • Made 2 Measure: Thermal Imaging Cameras

    The Megger team answer your questions about thermal imaging cameras. You ask: Many of my contractor frien ...

    The Megger team answer your questions about thermal imaging cameras. You ask: Many of my contractor friends are buying thermal imaging cameras; however, I’m not sure whether they’re just a gimmick, or ...

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  • Appropriate use of minor works certificates

    The aim of this article is to provide guidance for the electrical contractor on the appropriate use of a ...

    The aim of this article is to provide guidance for the electrical contractor on the appropriate use of a Minor Electrical Installation Works Certificate (MEIWC), when carrying out an addition or alter ...

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  • Watch: The E5 Group explains AFDD technology

    Two recent videos from our friends at the E5 Group that take a look at the 'what's' and 'whys' of AFDD te ...

    Two recent videos from our friends at the E5 Group that take a look at the 'what's' and 'whys' of AFDD technology and a glimpse into what might be on the horizon for the electrical regulations. https: ...

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  • Insulation resistance testing

    The aim of this article is to discuss the requirements and considerations for carrying out insulation res ...

    The aim of this article is to discuss the requirements and considerations for carrying out insulation resistance testing on low voltage circuits within electrical installations. Such a test is used fo ...

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  • Made 2 Measure: Safe isolation

    The Megger team answer your questions about safe isolation. YOU ASK I’ve had one or two nasty “belts” ove ...

    The Megger team answer your questions about safe isolation. YOU ASK I’ve had one or two nasty “belts” over the years, when I thought a circuit was dead and it wasn’t. What do I need to do to make sure ...

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