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  1. Bathroom Zones

    Bathroom Zones

    Having electrical wiring in a bathroom can be tricky to set up, as there are important regulations to follow. In order to ensure a safe and legal installation, it is essential to understand the rules and regulations around the layout of electrical equipment in bathrooms. This article will provide an overview of the bathroom zones […]

  2. Is Smart Lighting worth it?

    Is Smart Lighting worth it?

    What is Smart Lighting? Smart lighting is a revolutionary new technology that allows users to control their home lighting system from any device with an internet connection. It provides greater convenience, energy efficiency, and comfort to homeowners who want to make their living space more inviting and comfortable. Smart lighting systems use sensors and controllers […]

  3. Latching (Passive) and Non-Latching (Active) RCD Sockets

    Latching (Passive) and Non-Latching (Active) RCD S...

    RCD Sockets – The Difference Between Latching and Non-Latching Latching RCD (Sometimes called Passive RCD) What is a passive RCD? When the power is lost due to an earth fault, the passive or latching RCD trips out and isolates the circuit it is protecting. Latching RCDs do trip during power cuts but they automatically reset […]

  4. Data Cabling - Which is best for me?

    Data Cabling - Which is best for me?

    Wi-Fi has been a permanent fixture in many households for many years. With this in mind, it can be easy for internet users to forget about Ethernet cables. Most people just plug them in to their wireless router and never think about them again- unless there’s a problem. However, some users actually prefer a wired […]

  5. Energy Efficiency - The New Fuel!

    Energy Efficiency - The New Fuel!

    According to statistics released in March by the Department of Climate and Energy Change, energy consumption across the UK increased by 1.9% between 2014 and 2015. Maybe its complacency or maybe we think the little changes we’ve made mean we’re ‘doing our bit’, but whatever we’ve been doing it isn’t enough. The easiest thing we […]

  6. Isolated or Non-Isolated Coax Sockets

    Isolated and Non-Isolated – What’s the Difference? This is one of those questions that comes up with sufficiently little frequency that you have always forgotten the explanation each time it is newly asked. So, if only for my own sanity, here is the difference: Non-Isolated Coax Socket This is your standard coax socket. If you […]

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