Guide to Approved Document P of the Building Regulations 1

Building Regulations Part P

Approved document P of the UK Government’s Building Regulations covers electrical safety of all dwellings. The document applies to electrical installations attached to the following types of building ( or parts of buildings): Houses Flats Shops and public houses with a residential dwelling above Common/communal areas in a block of flats (staircases and hallways) Shared … Continue reading

Electrical Safety with the NICEIC

Electrical safety is of the utmost importance in your home and it is advisable to use a NICEIC registered contractor to carry out any electrical work in your property. Just some benefits of using a NICEIC registered contractor are as follows; Once a contractor is registered with NICEIC they are regulated and assessed regularly to … Continue reading

2013 Fan Sourcing Legislation

The Government began the first phase of their Energy Related Products Directive on the 1st of January 2013. Entailed within this directive is an array of changes that affect companies that offer heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) services. The overall goal will be to increase energy efficiency of all electrical products by 20% by … Continue reading

Last Months Indian Electrical Crisis

You may have seen in the news (nearly a month ago now) the reports of a widespread electricity outage that stretched over north and eastern India leaving hundreds of millions without electrical power. Three of the national electrical power grids collapsed, one of them for two days, leaving trains, countless homes and many utility services at a … Continue reading