EC4U Blog

Catch up with all the latest EC4U news, informative updates, hints, tips, advice and more…

The change to metal clad protected consumer units in 2016

Due to recent house fires involving consumer units with plastic encasing, investigations were made by the London Fire Brigade. They deem that the cause of the fires were substandard cable connections made by Electricians, which then went on to ignite the plastic encasing creating a fire. In Amendment 3 of the BS 7671 17th edition […]

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Renewable Energy on the Rise

It may have taken some time, but the world is now producing renewable energy at an industrial scale, according to a United Nations Environment Programme report by Bloomberg New Energy finance and Frankfurt School UNEP Centre. For the first time in history, carbon free renewable power plants in 2014 surpassed capacity of 100,000 megawatts. This was […]

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Top 3 Time Saving Apps for Electricians, Plumbers and Carpenters

With technology increasing in demand every day, there are a lot of benefits that come with it that are often overlooked. If you think about it, everybody these days use mobile phones to check emails and makes notes, which is where I can happily introduce apps. An app is pretty self explanatory, but for those […]

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5 Inventions in 2015 that will blow your mind

With the ever expanding technology in today’s society, it’s times like these where we see some real innovative inventions and products coming to the market. What I like most about them is that they bring a  new perspective when compared to other similar products. Such as having a really unique way of heating up a […]

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An increase in Demand for Construction Workers means an Increase in Demand for Electricians

According to the boss of Bovis Homes, a shortage of construction and other types of workers is holding back much needed construction of new houses in the UK. “We have a finite number of houses  we can build, and we can sell every one of these houses, however, we are struggling to build any more […]

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COVID-19 Update

As of 08/06/20, our training centre will be open for limited numbers, for our customers and staffs' safety.


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