LED STRIP

Designing and installing LED strip

LED strip or LED tape is literally one of the most flexible light sources, used to light everything from furniture and bathrooms to gardens and building facades.

LED STRIP PLAYLIST

WIRE FERRULES

Improving reliability of electrical connections.

Using a ferrule can speed up electrical installations and ensure consistency across connections.

KNOW HOW PLAYLIST

CPD Modules
CPD Modules

BS7671: SURGE PROTECTION



Unravel some of the mystery surrounding surge protection by looking at the regulations and how they should be applied. We'll answer the all-important question, "Do I need to install surge protection for this project?"

BS7671: CARAVAN SITES

The electrical supply to static and touring caravan hookups attracts special attention 

The electrical supply to static and touring caravan hookups attracts special attention within BS7671:2018. In this timely CPD we help you get up to speed with the essential requirements. 

BS761: INDUSTRIAL SOCKETS

Socket outlets complying with BS EN 60309 can be used in various tough environments. In this CPD we'll be looking at the requirements of BS 7671 for outlets in some of these areas.

FIRE RATED CEILINGS



Why does a change in construction technology create additional responsibilities for the electrician? How can we make sure our recessed light installations comply? This CPD clears up the confusion surrounding engineered joists.

PART L DOMESTIC

How do you make sure your domestic lighting installations comply with building regulations? Is there a minimum value for efficacy? How do changes in lighting technology affect this?  Find the answers to this and many other questions in this CPD on Part L of the Building Regs.

RCD TYPES

There's been an increased stringency in the use of RCDs in recent years. Alongside we've seen an increased use of loads that affect them adversely. In this CPD we explain why this happens, how an RCD works and the types of RCD we should be installing.

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LIGHTING

How do LED downlights work in fire rated ceilings?



We take a look at how fire rated led downlights work and the key differences between 30, 60 and 90-minute fire rated ceilings.

IP RATINGS

IP Rating - Do's and don'ts

Using the correct IP rating for a product leads to a more reliable electrical installation. Get your numbers wrong, and you could be returning to the site to bail out the water, scrape away slugs and replace some expensive kit.

SURGE PROTECTION

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Why should you fit surge protection?

The growth of permanently connected electronics in electrical installations means surge protection is an important consideration.