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What Is PAT Testing and How Does It Work?

Posted by Andrew Lambert on May 31st , 2022

Due to rigorous testing practices and strict safety legislation, the UK has an enviable record of electrical safety, yet many accidents in the workplace as a result of electric shock are recorded every year. UK law requires that businesses ensure that their electrical equipment is maintained in a safe condition, to protect employees and the public from harm. Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) is widely used to help businesses and non-commercial organisations, such as schools and hospitals, to meet their obligations.

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Topics: Electrical Contractor

What Are the Differences Between Halogen and LED Lights?

Posted by Andrew Lambert on May 17th , 2022


If you're looking for luminous, high-definition bulbs to brighten up an indoor or commercial space, you'll usually pick from LED or halogen lighting. Both methods offer crisp, clear, high-lux white light and run much more efficiently (and for longer) than traditional filament bulbs.

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Topics: LED Lighting

How To Protect Your Buildings From Lightning!

Posted by Andrew Lambert on January 20th , 2022

Lightning strikes posed a serious threat to historic buildings for centuries. Storms were a major cause of fires, with a single strike capable of igniting a thatched roof or wooden structure, and even stone buildings weren’t immune from this threat. The history books and folklore are peppered with stories of church towers collapsing after being struck by lightning, and tall stone-built structures, such as castles and palaces, faced the continual threat of structural damage from lightning. Such was the popular dread of lightning strikes that people composed prayers and incantations specifically to safeguard them from the threat.

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Topics: Building Maintenance

Is Faster Always Better? What Type of Commercial Charge Points Do You Need Installed at Your Business?

Posted by Andrew Lambert on November 24th , 2021

Demand for electric vehicles (EVs) is increasing steadily, partly because of rising concern about the environmental damage caused by fossil fuels, but also due to the impending ban on the sale of petrol and diesel cars in the UK.

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Topics: Electric Vehicles

5 Things to Consider Before You Install a Commercial Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station

Posted by Andrew Lambert on November 17th , 2021

Choosing the most suitable commercial EV charging station for your fleet will ensure that it can charge the right number of vehicles at an optimum speed, without placing undue stress on your local electricity grid or your budget.

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Topics: Electric Vehicles

How The Cost of Workplace Electric Charging Points Can Pay for Themselves Over Time

Posted by Andrew Lambert on November 11th , 2021

The rise in popularity of electric vehicles (EVs) is impossible to ignore, particularly as charging points are starting to appear in diverse places, from public car parks and supermarkets to motorway service stations and shopping centres.

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Topics: Electric Vehicles

The Top 5 Benefits of Installing A Workplace Electric Charging Point at Your Business

Posted by Andrew Lambert on November 3rd , 2021

The recent fuel shortages at the UK’s petrol stations prompted a flurry of enquiries from motorists about purchasing electric vehicles (EVs), suggesting that public opinion is beginning to shift towards models that don’t rely on fossil fuels.

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Topics: Electric Vehicles

Building Maintenance: It's Not An Expense Its Part Of Your Investment!

Posted by Andrew Lambert on August 18th , 2021

It’s a sad fact that of the millions spent on advanced building services very little is spent on maintaining them at their peak performance.

Most people drive a car nowadays and put it in for a service when so why don’t we maintain our boilers, AC units Fire Alarms and systems when we know that our car will only keep working if we maintain it?

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Topics: Building Maintenance

What To Look For When Hiring An LED Lighting Contractor

Posted by Andrew Lambert on July 30th , 2021


When you are responsible for property management and need an electrical contractor, there are certainly plenty of potential suppliers, service and installation companies out there. However, which specialist lighting contractor is best? If you plan to upgrade your interior or exterior illumination to energy-efficient LED lighting, then quality and price will probably be foremost in your thoughts. However, is there anything else of which property owners ought to be aware? Below, we discuss eight essentials to bear in mind when choosing an electrical lighting contractor.

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Topics: LED Lighting

Commercial Electrical Contractors: How To Find The Right One?

Posted by Andrew Lambert on July 29th , 2021

Business directories and phone books list numerous electrical contractors, but how does one select the right firm of electricians? When projects are ambitious or non-standard in terms of their goals and involve significant expenditure, the choice of supplier becomes all the more important. Factors such as good communication, capacity, and compatibility with one’s business ethos need due consideration, too. Here we list some points to contemplate when choosing an electrical contractor.

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Topics: Electrical Contractor

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