EC4U Blog

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

Electric car charging solutions for your home and the costs

There are now more than 223,000 ultra low emission vehicles (ULEV) on UK roads today. With 84% of UK drivers having access to driveways or off street parking outside their home, there has never been a better time to invest in a plug in car and take advantage of grants available. However, there are still […]

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The future of smart homes

In our last blog post we looked at the current situation with smart homes and home automation. In this post we are going to take a look at the future of these technologies and how they may be incorporated in our homes. As we looked at last time, smart technology in homes is becoming more […]

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Smart Home technology: For homeowners and installers

These days you hear the phrase ‘smart home’ and ‘smart devices’ mentioned all the time, quite often you’ll see people advertising ‘smart’ installation alongside other services such as an electrician, but do you need this and is it worth paying for? The history of smart homes Firstly let’s take a look at what can be […]

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What does it mean to be Part P qualified?

There is a common misconception that to be “Part P qualified” simply means getting your Part P of the Building Regulations qualification, but that isn’t correct. Many who work in the building trade may be aware of the term Part P and know somewhat of its importance, but what does it truly mean to be […]

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Off grid storage for your home

Solar panels and small wind turbines are becoming more and more popular amongst the general public as people look for alternative ways to provide electricity for their homes. They both suffer from one key disadvantage, however, in that they are both intermittent as a source of energy. This means that rather than your electricity being […]

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COVID-19 Update

In line with current Government Guidelines announced on the 22nd February we will open for business as usual from the 8th March. We will be contacting existing customers as a matter of priority and urgency to reschedule their postponed courses as soon as possible.

For any further information please email us at Thank you for your patience and understanding during these difficult times.