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Lighting design for electrical installers

When offering your services as an electrical installer for your customer, you want to be able to offer that extra little bit of a service that separates you from your rivals. Often, some of the jobs you carry out will be fairly straightforward from a certain point of view. If your potential customer is looking […]

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Electric vans: should I invest?

As electric vehicles (EV) start to take a foothold in the car market, we’re going to take a look at the somewhat overlooked part of the EV market – vans. They currently make up a very small percentage of EV sales, but with the introduction of zero emission zones in several major UK towns and […]

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Tackling 6 of the biggest concerns for tradespeople

  Customer payments It comes as no surprise that getting paid on time, or at all, is a top concern for 64% of tradespeople. You can put measures in place to help streamline your payment procedure to avoid any late or missed payments. For example, if you haven’t already, it’s time to consider taking on […]

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Smart home technology: Putting the power back into the consumers hands

Firstly, what is a smart home? The term gets bandied around a lot and can mean many different things depending on the person or the company. One of the more commonly accepted definitions is a home that uses devices and appliances connected to the internet that allow remote monitoring and utilisation of said devices. What […]

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18th Edition Amendment 1 and EV regulations

On February 3rd 2020 Amendment 1 of the 18th Edition of BS7671 was released. This amendment purely deals with Electric Vehicle charging points to reflect the changes in technology. The key change is that if the charger meets the requirements in Amendment 1 there is no longer a requirement to install a separate earth electrode […]

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COVID-19 Update

Our training centre is now open for limited numbers, for our customers and staffs' safety.

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