Did you hear about Portugal?

Hi! Or should I say Olá?! Either way, did you hear about what Portugal managed recently? They powered the WHOLE country (and it’s a pretty big place) on renewable energy. So that’s energy from solar panels, wind turbines, hydro energy from dams and waves, and biomass plants were powering everyone’s electricity needs. The country lasted a total of 107 hours without pulling any energy from fossil fuels. It’s pretty impressive. Being an electrician, it’s had quite an effect on me. It could be an absolute game changer.

4 Ways To Generate Your Own Electricity.

Carl here. How are things? I've been thinking a lot recently about renewable energy. In my line of work it's popping up more and more often, and some people are even making money out of it. I thought I'd wright my take on it; 4 Ways To Generate Your Own Electricity. I've been reading up on renewable energy systems for the home recently, and thought I'd share some of the more interesting bits.

How To Read an Energy Efficiency Diagram...

I hate it when I see energy diagrams like this and it reads in the red, so I thought I'd explain How To Read an Energy Efficiency Diagram. The truth is though, most people haven’t a clue what this diagram means. They all assume G is bad, but they don’t actually know why it’s bad. Starting simply, this is an Energy Efficiency Diagram. The higher the ratings on this graph, the lower fuel bills are likely to be. Your homes energy rating is measured in SAP points (it’s all to do with the amount of carbon dioxide your home produces).

Three home appliances that use the most electricity...

Do you know the three home appliances that use the most electricity? Most people don’t have much of an idea, so I thought I’d shed some light. Here are the appliances that use LARGE amounts of electricity and are expensive to run… 1. Fridge Freezers 2. Electric Hobs 3. Tumble Dryers And the appliances that come out cheapest? 1. Microwave Ovens 2. 'A Rated' Washing Machines 3. Gas Ovens With energy bills rising all the time, it’s important that you know the home appliances that use the most electricty and the ones that are costing you the most.

THREE things to ask before hiring an electrician…

It’s a hard decision when it comes to hiring an electrician, especially if you’ve never used one before, so I thought I'd help you out by giving you THREE things to ask before hiring an electrician…   How do you know if you’ve picked the right guy?   How do you know that he’s not going to leave a mess?   And how do you know that all your electrics are going to be safe and that you’re not being ripped off?   It’s a tricky situation, so I’ve written this short article to give you a helping hand.   Check Qualifications first.   This is the place to start.

Take care when choosing a commercial electrician in Nottingham

When you require an electrical job carrying out which is situated in a workplace such as a warehouse, office or any other business premises, you need to take care over what electrician you use to carry out the job.

Unlike households, which falls under building regulation Part P, there are no regulations in the commercial sector. To some extend you are left with nothing more than your own judgement when it comes to selecting a commercial electrician to carry out the electrical work.

What to look for

Small electrical jobs in Nottingham, Derby, Mansfield, Chesterfield

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