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04
DEC
2018

The 18th Edition and what it means for you

The 18th Edition IET Wiring Regulation is the latest set of standards to govern the electrical industry. All electricians must have taken and passed the course by January 2019. The 18th Edition was introduced on the 1st July 2018. All electrical installations where design and...
06
SEP
2016

Voltage increases causing solar systems to underperform

Over the summer months we have been made aware of several solar pv systems dropping out at peak times. This is due to an increase in the distributed voltage supplied into properties. A standard installation should be between 207-253 volts with the average being 242 volts. With...
05
FEB
2014
Benefits of renewable energy

Sheffield couple embrace renewable energy

We met Mr & Mrs Scott at a local show and we were asked to survey their detached bungalow in Sheffield to discuss ways of reducing the annual running costs of the property. Following the survey, we installed solar panels, LED lighting, and a voltage optimisation unit. Solar...
29
AUG
2013
Voltage Optimisation Yorkshire

Local high voltage problems

In recent weeks we have been called to several properties experiencing high voltage problems. The symptoms are alarm systems activating, appliances failing and RCD units tripping off. Our power is delivered by the National Grid by local network operator Northern Power Grid (the...