Five-year electrical checks compulsory for landlords

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THE GOVERNMENT have announced a number of measures around building safety, including the launch of a consultation on building regulations and fire safety guidance. The Government is yet to publish further details concerning the announced requirement for landlords in the private rented sector to carry out electrical installation safety checks every five years. The National Read More »

Liam Fairbrother – Apprentice of the year runner-up at Leicester college

Apprentice of the Year

Liam Fairbrother, of PB Ross Limited, competed in the “Apprentice of the Year” at Leicester college last week. He has only been in the trade for eight months and was competing against 3rd year apprentices. Liam was awarded second place, only losing out on first place by a couple of very minor points.  

Leicester electrician welcomes new light bulb development

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First there was the incandescent light bulb, followed (following legislation and concerns about global warming) by Light Emitting Diodes. Now researchers in the US report they have been developing a new type of lighting that promises to replace current fluorescent bulbs. Details published in the journal Organic Electronics state that the new source is made from layers of plastic, Read More »

Leicester electrician now offers thermal imaging service

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Leading Leicester electrician PB Ross have just purchased a Fluke Ti9 thermal imaging camera to help identify electrical hotspots which could prove dangerous in the future. The hand-held device, which includes a SD card reader (USB) – for downloading images on to computers – is a new service that PB Ross will be offering all current Read More »

Leicester electrician provides electrical audit to ensure safety and security

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Leicester electricians PB Ross cannot stress enough the importance of having your business electrical supply and infrastructure checked on a regular basis with an electrical audit, particularly if your services are over reliant on electricity. We all take electricity for granted. You never know how reliant on electricity until you no longer have it…

Leading Leicester electrician PB Ross modernise Hinckley’s latest Police station

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PB Ross, electrical contractors in Leicester and the East Midlands, have overhauled the electrics in the old Hinckley court house, now re-purposed as a Police station. As a leading Leicester electrician, PB Ross were ideally placed to undertake the challenge of modernising the old building and making it fit for it’s new use.

Leicester electrician brings 10th century church in to 21st century

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Leicester electricians P.B. Ross have undertaken to provide new lighting, power and a heating system for this beautiful 10th century church in Foston, Leicestershire. Managing director Pete Ross said “It’s a wonderful opportunity to work in such a beautiful building, especially one so old. The existing electrics need a lot of attention, but by the Read More »

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