The DALI lighting protocol has been around since 1984 and has become widely used as a standard throughout the world. But with the ‘Internet of Things’ now expanding fast, how will DALI fit into the lighting scheme of things? James Hunt reports:
The ONS have released their Output in the Construction Industry figures for February 2015. Output in February 2015 was estimated to have decreased by 0.9% compared with January 2015, with all new work and repair and maintenance being the main contributors ...
Colin asks this question, which concerns what torque settings to use for a lug to terminate 1 x 300mm2 XLPE AWA cable to BS 546. It has been answered by Prysmian (Theme – Cables, Wiring and Wiring Accessories):
LITECOM by Zumtobel is an open lighting management system for one or many rooms - or indeed an entire floor. This colourful and highly illustrated PDF document describes how it works and the advantages it confers:
Consider – in 100 years of apprenticeships, the most common were in 1914 and 2014. So apprenticeships are thriving again in the UK after years in the doldrums – and this is as true of electrical training as any other. By James Hunt:
Behind the scenes, there is an infrastructure energy revolution taking place. This is crucial to being able to cope with increasingly complex demands from smart homes and building automation to local power generation like solar PV. Barrie Cressey, Smart ...
James asks this question about a storage heating solution in terms of the number of heaters required and the charge rate. It has been answered by Dimplex (Theme – Electrical Heating Ventilation and Control):