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Commercial Electrical Contractors

Commercial Electrical Contractors Nottingham and Derby

In the Commercial or Industrial sector, it is essential to hire a professional electrical contractor.  From lighting and appliances to computer systems, the average commercial or industrial building relies heavily on electricity.  Although it may sometimes seem tempting to ask a friend or hire a handyman to help with an electrical repair, you could end up facing lawsuits, causing fires or even injury and death if something is installed incorrectly. 

Landlord Safety Checks - Understand the Changing Law and What’s Required

Landlord Safety Checks

If you’re a Midlands-based Landlord or Agent, you’ll know that 5-Year electrical safety checks are now a legal requirement, as from July 1st, 2020. With further changes to the legislation expected to come into force next year, how can you ensure you enlist the right electrician services to avoid non-compliance and fines?

The Housing Ministry Imposes Stricter Rules

Need to hire a commercial electrician?

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The last few months have been tough on us all.  If you are running a business, or even contemplating starting one up, you would ideally be spending the vast majority of your time figuring out ways to generate profit and appeal to more customers.

No one can afford to have to close their office or commercial property for a period due to electrical issues that could have been avoided!  And as employers, we know the obligation and duty we all have in order to keep our staff and customers safe.

How to turn off your electricity in an emergency

How to turn off your electricity in an emergency

Nobody wants to be in an emergency situation, so it is important we are armed with facts to help us deal with any problem should it arise.

In an emergency (for example, a leak or an electrical fire), you will want to turn off the electricity immediately.  You do this by using the main ON/OFF switch on the consumer unit, fuse box or distribution board.

Make sure you know where your mains switch (or switches) are. Some installations, electric storage heaters for example, might have a separate consumer unit. 

Office Lighting - why should I choose LED?

Office Lighting -  why should I choose LED?

LED Lighting is well known for its light quality, energy efficiency and money saving qualities.  It is definitely better for businesses as the bulbs last a lot longer, and the bulbs can be dimmed as required, thus saving more energy.  But is it actually better for people working in offices?

The simple answer to this is yes. Installing LED lighting can actually help to create a happier and more productive workforce.

Lighting the Way for your Retail Business

Lighting the Way for your Retail Business

Lighting retail spaces is all about creating the perfect ambience to welcome customers, as well as ensuring the optimal light levels to properly showcase your products.

Proper lighting for your retail premises not only improves the area, it also helps set workers and customers in a good mood, which will also improve productivity, hitting your bottom line.  Good lighting will sell more products at less cost to you and will repay any investment made many times over.  It is a subtle way of building excitement and creating a pleasant environment for customers.

How old is your Distribution Board?

Old Distribution Board

Old Distribution boards / Panelboards / Breaker panels/ Electric panels are often no longer fit for purpose in today’s commercial and industrial premises.

Things have changed a great deal since the 1960s, and there have been many advancements in the design of distribution boards. The old versions aren’t designed to cope with the number of electrical devices we use today.

Often, installations are added to as time goes on, and this can cause an overload situation and more problems in the future.

Switch on to LED in your warehouse

Warehouse lighting electrician in Nottingham and Derby

When it comes to warehouse lighting, it is important to choose the right fittings in the right locations.  Ensuring that the lighting is sufficient for workers is essential for their health and safety, and when is it just right, workers feel energised and productivity improves.

If you have a commercial warehouse, the chances are at least 40-50% of your energy bill is for lighting costs.