General

IET
IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology)

The IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology) is one of the world’s leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community, with more than 150,000 Members in 127 countries and offices in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific. The IET provides a global knowledge network to facilitate the exchange of ideas and promote the positive role […]

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27 Jun
By: Reece
high voltage
BS 7211

Requirements for non-armoured cables with thermosetting insulation of rated voltage up to and including 450/750 V, which produce lower levels of smoke and corrosive gases under exposure to fire, compared with corresponding PVC-insulated cables specified in BS 6004.

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26 Jun
By: Reece
BS 7671

British Standard BS 7671 “Requirements for electrical installations” is the national standard in the United Kingdom for low voltage electrical installations. For more click here.

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26 Jun
By: Reece
Electric Arc
General Definitions

High, Low and Extra Low Voltage. The International Electrotechnical Commission and its national counterparts (IET, IEEE, VDE, etc.) define high voltage circuits as those with more than 1000 V for alternating current and at least 1500 V for direct current, and distinguish it from low voltage (50 to 1000 V AC or 120 to 1500 […]

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26 Jun
By: Reece

See what our customers had to say about our work with finding faults in electrical circuitshere, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here.   Electrical Faults Are a Safety Hazard Electrical faults are a health and safety hazard and could be putting your life in danger. Whether in the home or work environment, electrical […]

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4 Jun
By: Reece
Visual Inspections

See what our customers had to say about our Visual Inspections  here. As you will have read on the Periodic Inspection page the periodic is a very involved inpection and test that really looks and tests every nook and cranny of your electrical system. But what if you just want an electrician to give the […]

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4 Jun
By: Reece
NICEIC

The key benefits of using an NICEIC-registered Contractor NICEIC has been assessing the technical competence of electricians for over 50 years. Their aim is to protect everyone who uses electricity from unsafe electrical installations anywhere. To achieve this, they maintain a register of qualified, competent electricians. They look at a representative sample of the contractor’s […]

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4 Jun
By: Reece
Part P

What is Part P?   Part P is an electrical safety law within the Building Regulations and was introduced by the Government on 1st January 2005.   What is the Aim of Part P? The aim of Part P is to further enhance the protection of homeowners, improve electrical safety in the home and prevent […]

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4 Jun
By: Reece
Periodic inspection Report

See what our customers had to say about our Periodic Inspection Reports here, here, here, and here. What is a periodic inspection? An inspection and series of tests to make sure your electrical installation will continue to conform to the national safety standard. A periodic inspection will Reveal if any of your electrical circuits or […]

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4 Jun
By: Reece
Portable appliance testing (Pat)

Portable Appliance Testing (commonly known as PAT or PAT Inspection or PAT Testing) is a process in the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia by which electrical appliances are routinely checked for safety. The correct term for the whole process is In-service Inspection & Testing of Electrical Equipment. When people work with electrical appliances, health […]

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4 Jun
By: Reece