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New Law for Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms

As of the 1st of October 2015, it is a legal requirement for all landlords in the private rental sector (PRS) to fit a smoke alarm on every floor of their rental properties and a carbon monoxide alarm in any room which contains a solid fuel burning appliance, to protect tenants. Government support The law only […]

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Demand for More Women in Skilled Trades

Opportunities for women in skilled trades are on the rise, with almost 6% currently reaping the benefits and breaking through the glass ceiling of the male dominated industry. With many women training for positions that do not currently exist, there is a real gap in the market to excel where jobs are available in abundance, […]

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How RCD’s and circuit breakers can save your life

Every home should be fitted with an RCD and circuit breakers to protect you and your family. But what are they and what are the benefits of having them in the home? What different types of RCD are available? How can they save your life? What is an RCD? A Residual Current Device (RCD) is a […]

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7 wireless gadgets to make your home smarter

Wireless technology is constantly advancing, with companies wanting to be the first to launch new home automation products into the modern world. We love portable gadgets. We love how they can make our days that little bit easier and give us a bit more freedom, instead of being controlled by a cable constantly. Our laptops, computers […]

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EC4U become the first to partner with the NICEIC & ELECSA

EC4U is thrilled to announce our new partnership with NICEIC & ELECSA to become the first electrical training and assessment centre to offer the Online Knowledge Assessment (OKA) in our centre. The OKA is available to those completing their Domestic Electrician Course or Package with us, and is the first step to becoming a registered […]

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