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ASDA reduces energy bills with powerPerfector

90% of British businesses – from huge multinationals to hill farms in Wales – pay for more electricity than they actually need because of a little-known fact: the power they receive off the grid is usually at too high a voltage. Everything still works of course, but inefficiently. powerPerfector has been installed at ASDA Pontefract and Clapham. Both ASDA sites had a range of loads, including refrigeration, ventilation and air conditioning, fl... [more]

Honeywell Building Solutions' voltage optimisation system shrinks John Leggott College's energy bills

John Leggott College, a Sixth Form College in Scunthorpe, was experiencing premature failures on many electrical devices and IT equipment in particular. A site report revealed that high voltage supply and harmonics were contributing to these power failures. Honeywell Building Solutions (HBS) has installed and commissioned a voltage reduction unit that is saving John Leggott College over £2,500 in electricity costs every month. Energy speciali... [more]

Universal Earth Leakage Protection Relay from FDB Electrical

The EFR-2 Earth Leakage Protection Relay from FDB is part of their Optima range of low cost, high specification RCDs. It is especially suited to protection of all types of electrical machinery for the benefit of maintenance personnel. It offers an extremely wide range of performance and can be specified across extensive trip levels and response times for precise system control which is especially valuable for large industrial and automated machin... [more]

BEST Services design and install structural lightning protection system at the highest building in England and Wales

BEST Services Ltd, lightning protection specialists and ATLAS (Association of Technical Lightning and Access Specialists) member, have designed and installed a structural lightning protection system to protect the highest building in England and Wales. This important multi-million pound, three year project involved the demolition of the existing café at the summit of Mt Snowdon and construction of the brand new Hafod Eryri Visitors Centre and... [more]

DirecElec launches online store for electrical protection devices

DirecElec offers single source shopping for soundly engineered and competitively priced circuit breakers, consumer units and other electrical safety wiring accessories. The company has now launched their online store for electrical protection devices. The web site has been designed to be easy to use. It offers a full range of consumer units, miniature circuit breakers, residual current operated breakers, isolation switches and other essential... [more]

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