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Consumer Units News

Consumer Units News

On our website, we sell a wide range of Consumer Units made by diverse manufacturers, and via Product News - Consumer Units we offer advice and introduce the news related to these great distribution boards.

You may be interested in a Hager Consumer unit or a Ryefield board, and you may want to know how do they work, what are they, and what are the current regulations related to it.

You can find out all this info and much more via this section. Keep an eye on the Consumer Units - Product News at Sparks, this section is being continually updated.

For specific information on specific ranges or products, do not hesitate to contact us


Consumer Units: Ultimate Buying Guide

Consumer Units: Ultimate Buying Guide

08/08/2023 sparksdirect

If you’re looking to purchase a consumer unit, make sure you read our comprehensive guide to help you choose the right unit for you (and know what to look for when buying).

Why we Always Recommend the Hager Consumer Units First

Why we Always Recommend the Hager Consumer Units First

22/06/2023 sparksdirect

As a reputable electrical wholesaler with many decades worth of experience in selling consumer units, we have to acknowledge that, when it comes to consumer units, we always recommend the Hager consumer units first.

What Are Electrical Distribution Boards?

What Are Electrical Distribution Boards?

22/08/2022 sparksdirect

Find out what electrical distribution boards are, their uses and how they work with essential household appliances.

All about Ryefield Boards: How they Work, Who needs one, and Who Installs a Ryefield Board?

All about Ryefield Boards: How they Work, Who needs one, and Who Installs a Ryefield Board?

08/07/2022 sparksdirect

Everything you need to know about the Ryefield distribution boards, including how it works, where to use it, who needs it, and who can install a Ryefield board. Sparks guide.

Introducing MK and Hager Amendment 3 Compliant Consumer Units at Sparks

Introducing MK and Hager Amendment 3 Compliant Consumer Units at Sparks

18/08/2015 sparksdirect

After speaking of the 3rd Amendment to the 17th Edition Regs (which comes into full application in...

What are the Features and Benefits of the Hager Consumer Units?

What are the Features and Benefits of the Hager Consumer Units?

15/05/2013 sparksdirect

We have noticed a video recently put online by Hager outlining the main features and benefits of...

Hager Consumer Units for Social Housing inside and out - think safety!

Hager Consumer Units for Social Housing inside and out - think safety!

12/06/2012 sparksdirect

This article is inspired from Hager's own, Social Housing Consumer Unit brochure, which deals with...

Hager Junction Boxes - the Main Features of a Hager Traditional Junction Box

Hager Junction Boxes - the Main Features of a Hager Traditional Junction Box

23/08/2011 sparksdirect

Hager supplies three types of junction box: the Traditional junction box, the Downlighter junction...

17th Edition Hager Consumer Units Split Load, Twin RCCB Incomer with Unprotected Ways / with 6 Amp RCBO

17th Edition Hager Consumer Units Split Load, Twin RCCB Incomer with Unprotected Ways / with 6 Amp RCBO

28/04/2010 admin

We have previously listed the main models Hager manufactures in the range the 17th Edition...

The 17th edition Consumer Units from Hager, Split Load, Twin RCCB Incomer

The 17th edition Consumer Units from Hager, Split Load, Twin RCCB Incomer

27/04/2010 admin

The recent Wiring Regulations BS 7671 published on January the 1st 2008 specify a more extensive...

Introducing the Hager Surface Mounted Consumer Units, Hager Domestic CU

Introducing the Hager Surface Mounted Consumer Units, Hager Domestic CU

26/04/2010 admin

The Domestic Hager consumer units have been designed to fit in today’s home environment. Whether...

Invicta 3 TPN Distribution Boards from Hager, the 125A and 250A ranges and models

Invicta 3 TPN Distribution Boards from Hager, the 125A and 250A ranges and models

15/12/2009 admin

After thoroughly introducing the Invicta 3 range of Type N Distribution Boards from Hager(review...

Flush Hager Consumer Units, safer domestic energy distribution solutions from Hager

Flush Hager Consumer Units, safer domestic energy distribution solutions from Hager

14/12/2009 admin

Though not found on our website yet, the Hager Flush Consumer Units(the Hager VF* range) can be...

Surface mounted Hager consumer units, energy distribution to fit the home environment

Surface mounted Hager consumer units, energy distribution to fit the home environment

14/12/2009 admin

The Hager domestic Consumer Units are designed with standards in mind. All the Hager consumer...

The 17th Edition Myth Exploded - concerning the Fire, Smoke and Heat alarms

The 17th Edition Myth Exploded - concerning the Fire, Smoke and Heat alarms

08/05/2009 admin

Are you Installing the smoke alarms from Aico? Are you confused? Are there too many conflicting...

Hager Consumer units - inside and out - features, benefits, installation, and flush fit

Hager Consumer units - inside and out - features, benefits, installation, and flush fit

29/04/2009 admin

We have introduced the consumer units from Hager here, and there is a substantial guide to the...

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