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Wiring Regulations: New or rewired domestic and similar installations

Wiring Regulations: New or rewired domestic and similar installations

20/03/2012 sparksdirect

The good folks at the Electrical Safety Council have a lot of good information when it comes to...

what is the difference between a legal duty being ‘absolute’ and ‘so far as is reasonably practicable’?

what is the difference between a legal duty being ‘absolute’ and ‘so far as is reasonably practicable’?

01/08/2011 sparksdirect

Via the new SwitchedOn newsletter we find this interesting question under the Technical...

What is IP Zoning? Update on the IP rating and IP zoning: zone 0, zone 1, and zone 2 only!

What is IP Zoning? Update on the IP rating and IP zoning: zone 0, zone 1, and zone 2 only!

07/06/2011 sparksdirect

We owe our visitors and customers an apology - the recent regulations have modified the "IP rating...

Hager Distribution Boards, the new Invicta 3 Type B distribution boards - features and benefits(2)

Hager Distribution Boards, the new Invicta 3 Type B distribution boards - features and benefits(2)

16/02/2011 sparksdirect

This article is the continuation of the series on the New Invicta 3 Type B Distribution Boards...

the Aico AFF10915 Fire Cone Hood, Aico fire sock - Intumescent downlight firehood

the Aico AFF10915 Fire Cone Hood, Aico fire sock - Intumescent downlight firehood

04/02/2011 admin

If you make an opening in the ceiling of a fire separating element in order to install a recessed...

The bare bones of protection, the Skeleton Units and their more modern replacements

The bare bones of protection, the Skeleton Units and their more modern replacements

18/01/2011 admin

The following is a full quote of the article Electrical Wholesaler News posted not long ago via,...

2010 blog stats for the SparksDirect blog - the most read articles at Blog Sparks Direct

2010 blog stats for the SparksDirect blog - the most read articles at Blog Sparks Direct

07/01/2011 admin

Since everyone these days is talking / bragging about their stats, some even inventing top 10...

Hager Guide to Commercial Installations(2), the cable entry + the isolation and switching

Hager Guide to Commercial Installations(2), the cable entry + the isolation and switching

08/12/2010 admin

After introducing the Type B Distribution Boards and compliance with standards in the first part...

Where to install the Airflow Extractor Fans and simple instructions of installing the iCON fans

Where to install the Airflow Extractor Fans and simple instructions of installing the iCON fans

25/08/2010 admin

To find out which Airflow Fan is the best for you(at home or at the office, interior extractor...

What type of Airflow Extractor Fan do you need - what do the regulations say, what's the best fan?

What type of Airflow Extractor Fan do you need - what do the regulations say, what's the best fan?

25/08/2010 admin

Building Regulations Approved Document F: Ventilation (2010 Edition), stipulates the provision of...

Tips for Home Fire Safety, Electrical Appliances at Home and Fire Safety Tips

Tips for Home Fire Safety, Electrical Appliances at Home and Fire Safety Tips

17/04/2010 admin

In 2007, Government statistics showed that over 43,000 fires started by accident in UK homes were...

Short guide to the 17th edition of the Wiring regulations - main changes to the previous standards(2nd part)

Short guide to the 17th edition of the Wiring regulations - main changes to the previous standards(2nd part)

01/04/2009 admin

This article is the continuation of the Introduction to the IEE Wiring Regulations, the 17th...

Wiring Regulations 17th Edition, BS7671, introduction to the IEE Wiring Regulations

Wiring Regulations 17th Edition, BS7671, introduction to the IEE Wiring Regulations

01/04/2009 admin

The IET (The Institution of Engineering and Technology) put out some time ago the red-cover book...

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