An article entitled ‘A universal plug socket... at last?’ by the BBC’s renowned journalist Peter Day and posted to the BBC’s online magazine on 1st June 2012, is at the centre of arguments over the safety of the product concerned. Voltimum UK, writes James Hunt, has no wish to criticise the excellent BBC, yet there is a question to be answered b...
Emergency lighting schemes are designed to protect life. In the event of a fire, or mains supply failure, escape route lighting and exit signs must illuminate and maintain power for a sufficient period of time to allow occupants to safely evacuate the building:
Graham asks this question, which concerns street lights to be mounted on a building’s external walls, the feed to it and the responsibilities. It has been answered by SELECT (Theme – Regulations and Legislation):
Ideal for high traffic and public environments such as schools, colleges and hospitals, the new range has been developed with Legrand’s innovative design know-how to provide tamper-resistant security for cables and accessories with no visible screws post installation. The screwless finish also ensures a smoother edge and neater installation.
Paul asks this question, which concerns testing an electrical installation on a farm building that has an unusual kitchen and shower arrangement. It has been answered by the NICEIC (Theme – Cable, Wiring and Wiring Accessories):