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From the crumbling walls of an 18th century mansion, to a living-lab of interconnected technology, IBMs '21st century innovation in an 18th century house' is a prime example of Internet of Things (IoT) technology. Hursley House now uses smart digital tracking to monitor the building's physical an

The payment protection insurance (PPI) scheme was established to cover loan repayments in unforeseen circumstances. However, banks made considerable profits through this scheme, which encouraged some to lie to customers, telling them PPI was a compulsory addition to their loan. 

Businesses have yet to get to grips with the biggest change to apprenticeships in living memory.

 

CP Electronics, the leading manufacturer of lighting controls, has developed a new range of ceiling-mounted, mid-range passive infrared (PIR) detectors that allow presence detection for ranges up to 15m.

Electricity is a major cause of accidental fires in homes all around the country. Almost half of all house fires within the UK are caused by electricity, and 350,000 people are seriously injured each year due to electrical accidents within the home.

With today’s publication of the Government’s report into Electrical Safety in the Private Rented Sector, consumer group Electrical Safety First has hit out at the lack of Government action. 

~ New harmonic filter stabilises reactive and distorted electrical loads ~

 

With its continued ambition to offer premium service and quality to its network of retailers and clients, V-ZUG UK is happy to announce a successful ‘Dealers Forum’ at its designated cookery school located in the prestigious Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings in Clerkenwell, East London on Thur

When installing or modifying a fire alarm system, as part of the document process, as-fitted drawings must be provided upon completion of the work.  To assist you with what is required here is a simple guide as to what these drawings should include.

Glen Dimplex Heating & Ventilation, the manufacturer behind the Dimplex, Creda and Nobo brands, has launched a dedicated new website on the upcoming Lot 20 regulations, designed to help contractors, installers, merchants, wholesalers and others in the trade get to grips with how the new stand

Small businesses are often the target of burglaries, due to the volume of goods and high-priced items stored within their walls. Therefore, it’s vital that these buildings are alarmed with a well-rounded security system in order to safeguard workers and protect valuable stock.

Gooee, the award-winning Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem that provides space and occupancy analytics, wireless lighting control and beacon networking for the smart building industry, has appointed Neil Salt as Managing Director.

An air of confidence in Scotland's electrical sector has led to the fifth year-on-year increase in the number of apprentices attracted to the industry, according to SELECT, the industry's campaigning trade body.
 

Now available from Martindale Electric is its latest promotional range of multifunction kits, which include all the essential equipment to securely verify the safety of electrical installations.

Analysis of Freedom of Information data reveals extent of theft on UK’s tradespeople 

·         215 tradespeople a day have tools stolen  

·         Tool theft is the number one financial concern for builders, plumbers and electricians