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Energy efficient lighting

With rising electricity costs and lower prices now for LED lamps means that for homes using halogen lighting it makes perfect sense to change to the new generation of energy efficient lighting The initial costs for the LED lamps can be quite high, however  the payback for LEDs now comes in 15 months or less – [...]

By |2016-08-11T17:34:09+00:00August 11th, 2016|LED Lighting|Comments Off on Energy efficient lighting

Part P explained

Part P of the Building Regulations came into force in January 2005 to ensure that all electrical work carried out within a dwelling – a home or garden - is carried out safely by a qualified electrician and that building control is notified of this work.  This notification is particularly important when moving house because the [...]

By |2016-08-10T18:37:33+00:00August 10th, 2016|Electrical Standards|Comments Off on Part P explained

Rewiring kitchen in Lytham St Annes

First fix for kitchen extension in Lytham St Annes. Run new cables, added sockets, under cabinet lighting, 6KW cooker cable/supply to oven and overhead microwave. All electrics ready for second fix once kitchen fitted.

By |2016-08-10T12:05:39+00:00August 10th, 2016|Electrical Installation, Kitchen electrics|Comments Off on Rewiring kitchen in Lytham St Annes

BS7671 Amendment 3

As you may be aware there are changes being made to the wiring regulations BS 7671 with Amendment 3 which is due to be published in January 2015. One of these changes is expected to involve consumer units installed in household premises and is focused on the material their enclosures are manufactured from. What is [...]

By |2015-02-11T20:45:13+00:00February 11th, 2015|Electrical Standards|Comments Off on BS7671 Amendment 3