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Case study: Vent-Axia ventilation system to be used in luxury eco-mansion

A Vent-Axia ventilation system has been specified as part of a luxurious, £5.5m contemporary off-plan eco-mansion in Kent.

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Klein Tools launches ‘UK’s first’ USB tester range

Klein Tools has launched a new range of USB meters and testers – which it says are the first branded equipment of their kind available in the UK.

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Getting your van branding right

According to experts, around half of Britain’s 2.5 million van drivers don’t have their contact details on the side of their vehicles.

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The 18th Edition is live

The 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations, also known as BS 7671, came into full effect on 1st January 2019.

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National Ventilation launches new ultra-quiet and easy to install ventilation range

National Ventilation has launched its new and improved Zone 1 Monsoon Silence Range – which it says provides high extraction rates with low energy use and exceptionally quiet running.

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Challenge for a Cause: Have you got what it takes?

The Electrical Industries Charity (EIC) is offering an incredible opportunity to take on one of the two life-changing challenges in the new year.

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MyJobQuote has generated over £220 million worth of jobs this year

A site which allows homeowners to easily source local tradespeople has received more than 190,000 quotes, generating over £220 million worth of jobs.

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EnOcean presents the first self-powered Bluetooth® sensor for intelligent lighting control

Technology provider EnOcean will be launching a solar-powered occupancy sensor for Bluetooth® lighting control systems, the first of its kind on the market.

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Features

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SPARKS Blog: Cable strapping and good workmanship

David Watts is the mastermind behind YouTube channel SparkyNinja, which offers unbiased help with electrical training, UK regulation and design, among many other topics. Here he discusses cable strapping.

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SPARKS Blog: The Big Renewable Power Charge!

Geoff Nesbitt, CEO of Verditek, explores the rise in renewable energy resources.

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SPARKS Blog: A guide to floodlights

When it comes to floodlights, according to Luceco, less is more. As nights draw in, Luceco has provided a guide on installing and assembling floodlights and security lighting.

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SPARKS Blog: Get smart – hire an apprentice

Jocelyn Golding, Electrician Channel Programme Manager at Schneider Electric, tells us why hiring an apprentice is “essential” to ensure the industry adapts and evolves.

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