15
Feb
2020
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Testing and guidance.

Determining Zs for a lighting circuit Date: 3 February, 2020 The team at NICEIC offer their technical support. The aim of this article is to explain why it is necessary to determine the value of earth fault loop impedance, and considers the different options available for the contractor when needing to obtain the measured value for […]
28
Jan
2020
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A very interesting read, made me think.

 Is There A Silent Killer Lurking In Your Home? 01 March 2019 Posted on 01 March 2019 by Samantha Mager Do you register your electrical appliances? If not, you could be living in a home where a disaster is hiding in plain sight just waiting to happen. The shocking truth is, an average of […]
27
Nov
2019
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Working hard, working together.

It’s been over a year since our apprentice started with us on his journey. He started on work experience on a data networking installation for a famous Manchester grammar school. Starting from scratch, Dylan didn’t know how to use tools or products. We enrolled him at Wigan college on a full electrical installation course as […]
19
Nov
2019
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Safety at Christmas

It’s that time of year again when we dig out the Christmas lights, indoor and outside types as well as windows. The extention leads and extensions banks also play a large part. But have they been checked? Are you overloading? If your using a large amount of additional electrical extensions make sure your safe Check […]
31
Jul
2019
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Your local electricians, Case and Young Limited.

Inspection and testing isn’t just a qualification, it’s where it all begins. All installations throughout the country depend on your electrician having the knowledge to assure your installation is safe and if not find out why, A typical house on a typical street has a old consumer unit and wiring, this isn’t always a bad […]
10
Jul
2019
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Losing jobs to cheaper quotes.

It’s not unusual to lose jobs to other electricians due to cost. We all use different products techniques and installation methods. At Case and Young Limited we stick to our commitment to follow the regulations and use products that we can rely on and replace in the event of failure. Lately we have been quoting […]
17
Jun
2019
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Kitchen installations.

We often get jobs to fault find on kitchens. Some that are expensive some off the shelf but regardless of price they mostly look great. Kitchens come in kit form and it’s up to the skilled person to change your room to the design. Great care and attention in getting it to fit is taken […]
10
May
2019
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Save money at night.

So let’s go back in time, or more to the point let’s move time. In the past it was well known that using your electricity at night was cheaper. Today we concentrate on moving suppliers to get the best deal. But if we have think about economy 7 or duel tariffs we can split our […]
7
May
2019
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A 15 minute check could save lives.

https://www.electricalsafetyfirst.org.uk/guidance/safety-around-the-home/visual-checks/
30
Apr
2019
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Campaign to regulate electricians.

Clare Adamson, Convener of Holyrood’s Cross Party Group on Accident Prevention and Safety has become the latest member of the Scottish Parliament to back the campaign to regulate electricians for Electrical Safety and supports SELECT, the electrotechnical trade association, for raising awareness by campaigning for recognition of Electricians as a Profession. Clare, who is the MSP […]