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What is CompEx & ATEX?

If you work within the manufacturing industry, you might well be familiar with the terms ATEX and CompEx, but do you know how they relate to your business? In this short article, we’re explaining exactly what the terms mean and why they should matter to you and your teams. What is ATEX? ATEX derives from […]

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Jargon Buster – Electrical Installation Condition Reports (EICRs)

The electrical world can be confusing and we’ve all come across some terms that don’t make much sense. That’s why in each issue of wired we unravel a piece of industry gobbledygook and tell you what it means – In plain old English.   Electrical Installation Condition Reports (EICRs) SO WHAT IS AN EICR? You […]

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Jargon Busted – MCBs

The electrical world can be confusing and we’ve all come across some terms that don’t make much sense. That’s why in each issue of Wired we unravel a piece of industry gobbledygook and tell you what it means – In plain old English. What does MCB stand for? MCB stands for Miniature Circuit Breaker – […]

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Jargon Buster – CHAS

CHAS – Contractors Health & Safety Assessment Scheme   These days you’ll often hear people saying: ‘It’s health and safety gone mad.’ But the truth is, regulations for health and safety are there for a reason – and anyone booking an electrical installation would expect the electrical engineers to operate with the protection of the […]

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Get the facts – Using electricity outside

Flashing fairy lights, nodding Rudolphs and dancing Santas – a favourite local news story at this time of year is the over-the-top neighbour who has filled their garden and covered their house with Christmas lights and decorations. If you’re unlucky you might live next door to one – or perhaps you’re one yourself… While some […]

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Don’t start the new year with a bang…

Lee Johnson, Managing Director of Advanced Electrical Services explains…   This January marks the 15-year anniversary of part P, which for those of you who don’t know is the part of the building regulations that apply to electrical installations in domestic properties. For me it’s a memorable time: the introduction of part P meant that […]

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Jargon Busted – Halloween Horror Stories

As it’s the season of all things spooky, we thought we’d let you in on some of the horror stories we’ve encountered in our many years in the business. Just don’t read this at night in a haunted house – you may (not) live to regret it! Things that go bump, not always in the […]

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Jargon Busted – Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS)

The electrical world can be confusing and we’ve all come across some terms that don’t make much sense. That’s why in each issue of Wired we unravel a piece of industry gobbledygook and tell you what it means – In plain old English. Any company looking to contract work to an electrical engineer would expect […]

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Jargon Busted – Wiring Regulations BS7671

Here’s a question for you: What’s the only thing more exciting than your team winning the cup the same week you win the lottery? Answer: Wiring regulations! Joking aside: even electricians who dream of electric sheep (extra brownie points to anyone who recognises the book/ movie reference here) might struggle to get excited about new […]

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Case Study – B.V Diamond

AES significantly enhances machine safety with retrofit solution

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Case Study – Everbuild

Production downtime minimised whilst ensuring critical Everbuild compliance.

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Guide

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Guide – Safety Compliance

Ensuring workplaces are safe environments where all staff are protected

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