Yuasa Showcase

Yuasa put on a powerful display at this year’s Data Centre World exhibition at Excel, London on 15/16 March. The world’s leading battery manufacturer had an extensive presence at the show which included a state-of-the-art Lithium (Li-ion) Power Cabinet in the DCW Live Green Data Centre. Designed to be a space saving, ‘plug and play’…

Periodic Maintenance

Periodic maintenance of stored electric motors March 23, 2017 For a number of different reasons, electric motors can be placed into storage. However, issues can arise while it’s out of service, which could lead to increased costs and time loss in the future. Periodic maintenance is equally as important as storage preparation. In this article,…

Greenpeace Report

Greenpeace report shows need for greater transparency and collaboration to improve data centre energy sustainability 01 March 2017 Typography News Greater transparency in energy sustainable practice among data industry players will help improve collaboration to tackle rising carbon emissions seen in the industry. In Greenpeace’s 2017 green IT report, ‘Clicking Clean: Who is winning the…

Free Fluke Tester

Until 30th June 2017, Fluke is offering a FLK-1507/323 KIT which comprises a compact, rugged and easy-to-use Fluke 1507 Insulation Tester with a free, rugged true-rms 323 Clamp Meter. The Fluke 1507 Insulation Tester, with its multiple test voltages, is ideal for a wide range of electrical installation, troubleshooting, commissioning, and preventative maintenance applications. The…

What Is Part P ?

What Is Part P? In 2005 the Government introduced electrical safety rules into the Building Regulations for England and Wales. Because of this, most fixed electrical installation work in homes must now, by law, meet the requirements Part P of the Building Regulations. Apart from some minor works, all electrical works must either be reported…

Electrician FAQs

Electrician FAQs How Do I Become a Certified Electrician? Certified electricians install, maintain, test and repair electrical systems. Read on to find out more about becoming an electrician and gaining certification in the field. How Do I Become a Master Electrician Online? Only very skilled and experienced electricians are eligible for master electrician licensure. Most…

Electrical Testing FAQs

Electrical Testing FAQs The FAQ section is designed to help you with your Electrical Testing questions; however please feel free to call us, if you would like more detailed information. Why do I need to carryout Electrical Testing? As part of English law, you are required to comply with the Health & Safety at Work…

Building regs part P

Building Regulations – Part P Part P FAQs Q1:  When did Part P come into effect? Part P came into effect in England and Wales on 1 January 2005. Q2:  What are the requirements of Part P? As of 1 January 2005 it is a legal requirement for all work on fixed electrical installations in…

Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions… To submit a question, please use the form at the bottom of the page. Q) Why do I need to have my wiring tested? A) Electricity will always find the easiest path to earth. Any faults or weaknesses within your electrical installation or portable appliances can go undetected. In the event of…

Fire insurance law

Part One Few events are as traumatic as a fire that destroys a house or business. Even though the loss usually involves property that can be rebuilt or replaced, victims of fires are often emotionally and financially devastated. They have no home in which to live, no clothing, no furniture, no cooking utensils, and when…