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Should You Repair Or Replace A Faulty EV Charging Station?

Posted by Paul Tuson on November 6th , 2020

Most electric vehicle (EV) charging stations are extremely reliable but, like all types of electrical equipment, they can develop faults. Whether you have a single charging point or you're a business owner with multiple charging stations, it can be difficult to know what to do when something goes wrong. What's the best course of action to take?

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Topics: Electric Vehicles

What Are The UK Emergency Lighting Regulations?

Posted by Paul Tuson on October 29th , 2020

Emergency lighting regulations are an important element of keeping employees and the public safe. The main reason for emergency lighting is escape in the event of a fire, although emergency lights also help with navigation during a power outage. There has seen some important updates to the existing BS 5266-1 regulations. Here’s a quick guide.

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Topics: LED Lighting

Building Regulations For LED Panels With Flammability-Rated Diffusers

Posted by Paul Tuson on October 23rd , 2020

If you're working on a building project, you might be thinking about utilising LED panel lights. Cost-efficient, long-lasting and eco-friendly, they are becoming increasingly popular alternatives to traditional lighting solutions. However, it's crucial to ensure that the panel lights you've chosen comply with the relevant building regulations. Let's take a closer look at the rules.

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Topics: LED Lighting

What Are The Costs Involved When Installing An EV Charging Station?

Posted by Paul Tuson on October 14th , 2020

The number of new zero emissions vehicles registered in the UK increased by 377.5% between August 2018 and August 2019, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. What's more, with the government planning to ban the sale of new conventional petrol and diesel cars in the UK by 2040, more of us are likely to be driving electric and hybrid vehicles in future. This will result in increased demand for electrical vehicle (EV) charging stations at commercial and public properties. So, how much do they cost to install?

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Topics: Electric Vehicles

How Long Does It Take An EV Charging Station To Fully Charge A Car?

Posted by Paul Tuson on October 9th , 2020

The switch to electric vehicles (EVs) is gathering pace. With cities such as Bristol considering banning diesel, and with long-existing congestion charge zones being extended, more and more people are choosing to embrace more sustainable options. However, running out of battery power is slightly different to running out of petrol! Here’s what you need to know.

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Topics: Electric Vehicles

What To Expect When Upgrading Your LED Lighting

Posted by Paul Tuson on September 28th , 2020

LED lighting is the future of indoor illumination. Cost-effective, ecologically friendly, and visually vibrant, upgrading to LED lighting is an attractive option for growing numbers of organisations and businesses. Here’s a quick guide to what you can expect.

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What Grants Are Available For LED Lighting Upgrades On Heritage Buildings?

Posted by Paul Tuson on September 23rd , 2020

The move towards LED lighting is an increasingly urgent transition, especially for heritage buildings. This is primarily because reducing the energy footprint of older properties is currently in the spotlight, and LED lighting is an excellent and cost-effective way of enabling luminary clarity with minimal energy requirement. For heritage buildings in England and Wales, grants are available and are routinely updated. Here’s a quick guide to where to go in November 2019.

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Topics: LED Lighting

Cut Down On Your Electricity Expenditure With Energy-Efficient LED Lighting

Posted by Paul Tuson on September 18th , 2020

It's important to keep a tight rein on your outgoings if you want your organisation to thrive, but that can seem challenging when energy prices are rising. There are some obvious things you can do to reduce your costs, such as changing energy suppliers, but introducing seemingly small changes can make a big difference too. If you aren't already using LED lights, for example, you could be missing a trick. Let's see how installing this type of lighting could benefit your organisation financially.

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Topics: LED Lighting

How To Repair Common Problems With Large Commercial Refrigeration Systems

Posted by Paul Tuson on October 31st , 2019

While commercial refrigeration systems have become more reliable in recent years, problems can still occur from time to time. Let’s look at some common issues and how they can be resolved without suffering major downtime.

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Topics: Electric Vehicles

Smart Charging Electric Vehicles - What Does It Mean?

Posted by Paul Tuson on October 29th , 2019

Most large car manufacturers, and other interested parties, are heavily involved in improving electric vehicle (EV) design, efficiency, and battery life. An equal number of scientists and engineers are involved in the research, production, and installation of the most efficient, cutting edge charging points, to be able to cope with an increasing number of EVs. With the government’s stated intention to be all electric by 2040, without effective smart-charging points, the whole vehicular transport system could come to a grinding halt.

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Topics: Electric Vehicles

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