Month: January 2012

Ten Smoke Alarm Safety Tips

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As winter settles in, more and more people will turn to fires to heat their homes. And while nothing beats sitting by a warm fire on a cold night, we know how easy it is for accidents to happen. So before you light a fire in your home, our electrical contractors have come up with Read More »

PAT Testing in 2012

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It’s the start of a new year and hopefully that means you are starting to think about what repairs need to be done to your home or office. One of the most important things you can have done in 2012 is a PAT test on all your electrical equipment. PAT Testing, also known as Portable Read More »

FAQ – Lightbulb Wattage

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Q: Do you really have to adhere to the wattage listed on all light fixtures and lamps? A: As leading electricians in Leicestershire, we get asked this question quite often, and the answer is a simple yes, you need to use lightbulbs with the correct wattage. Not only is it a code violation to put Read More »

Electrical Installation Requirements Change

Requirements for Electrical Installations

At PB Ross we take electrical installation regulations very seriously, and make sure our work is up to code with the latest regulation changes.  Recently the NICEIC issued changes to Amendment 1 of the BS7671. These changes went into affect on January 1st, and should be followed by anyone involved in the design, installation, or Read More »

Domestic Installer Qualification Delayed

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The Institution of Engineering and Technology recently announced that they are delaying the new Domestic Installer Qualification. This is due to expected revisions that will be made to Part P of the Building Regulations of England and Wales While all the electrical engineers at PB Ross are properly qualified, we are always on the look Read More »

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