Electrical Safety Inspection (EICR)

What is an electrical safety inspection EICR? An Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR), or periodic inspection report as they used to be called are often referred to by customers as a Landlord Safety Test or Homebuyers Test. Electrical Installation condition reports (EICR) are provided as an official document given after an assessment by a qualified […]

What is Smart Home & Automation

Smart Home Control The use of a processor or computer to control and add intelligence to home systems. Home Automation The linking of these various systems to create an automation environment, often called a smart home. Example A “Goodnight” setting which turns off the lights, activate the security system, and lowers the temperature. What Do […]

Arc Fault Detection Devices (AFDD)

It has been a year since the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations (BS 7671:2018) came into effect. While most of the changes appear to have gone smoothly, there are still questions around the use of arc fault detection devices (AFDDs). Before we go into those, let’s review the basics… The basics of AFDDs AFDDs are circuit […]