LED stands for light-emitting diode. This is a semiconductor that glows when an electric current passes through it. The light isn’t very bright and is known as monochromatic or tinted. It can be inserted into a bayonet or normal screw fitting. And the more electricity used the brighter the light becomes.
Safety and hazard symbols are an instant way of warning and identifying dangers. These coloured or illuminated signboards are universally recognised. And have clear written or picture messages.
When you move into your rented property, you’ll sign a tenancy agreement which forms a contract between you and your landlord. It lays out the legal terms and conditions of your tenancy. And lets you stay in the property as long as you pay the rent on time and follow the rules.
What is a safety switch? Safety switches interrupt the flow of electricity if a fault is detected – immediately switching it off. Every new home is now legally required to have these switches installed to protect lighting circuits and power points. But less than 75% of homes actually have them fitted. Look at why you need safety switches in your home here…
The right lighting can help you achieve a bright and airy or a cosy feel. You can change the look and ambience of a room by simply altering the illumination. Layers of light offer different moods that highlight interesting features. And provide brighter lights where you need them. Look at some of the best lighting options for your home here…
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As a nation we rely on electricity for almost everything in our daily lives. From keeping us warm to letting us use our electronic gadgets whenever we want. So how would you feel about installing an electricity saving box that could potentially save you money? Look at these powers saving devices and find out do they actually work here…
39% of home fires are caused by old or faulty electrical wiring or outlets. That’s a problem. Potentially a very dangerous one. And one which doesn’t always become apparent until it’s too late.
There are many accidents that can happen in the office environment due to the result of contact with electrical appliances or equipment – as almost everything in today’s office operates on electricity. If improperly used or poorly maintained it’s all potentially hazardous and can cause serious shock and burn injuries.
Electricity is everywhere! In every home, office, building… even in Tristan de Cunha, deemed the most remote village in the world, there are schools and buildings, which function with the help of our good friend electricity.