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Legrand launches IP24 Shaver light

IEE wiring regulations stipulate that the the installation of lights and other electrical accessories within bathrooms should be divided into 4 different zones (0 to 3) reflecting the degrees of increased posed by that location. Restrictions in zone 2 of the bathroom make it difficult to find suitable electrical equipment that needs to be located in that zone. Legrand Electric now provide a complete set of zone 2 compatible electrical bath... [more]

The integration of smart technologies in the home is now an affordable reality

The demand for intelligent home technology in the UK is likely to follow its European counterparts. Approximately 45% of new homes in Europe have some form of smart home technology as standard. Homeowner desires for gadgets and technology are greater than ever. People want easy to use solution, not complicated high tech equipment to control lighting, home cinema, air conditioning, security, irrigation, blinds and curtains all with the touch of... [more]

New C-Bus Technical Selection Guide from Clipsal

Clipsal has recently released its technical selection guide featuring products that cater for any type or size of installation. With solutions ranging from power and lighting control, dimming, energy management, access control, CCTV, security, home automation, residential cabling, electrical satety and software, Clipsal can supply the systems expected for modern commercial buildings, hotels and homes. This catalogue contains a range of prod... [more]

Bathroom zoning explained

Bath and shower rooms are areas of increased electrical hazard. When fitting ventilation products in Zones 1 and 2 of a bath/shower room, an ingress protection rating of at least IPX4 is required,in accordance with the requirements of the IEE Wiring Regulation (16th Edition) BS 7671:2001. The following guide will assist specifiers and installers with the selection and positioning of suitable electrical products in this area. If in doubt consu... [more]

New four-channel time switch in the AlphaRex range

The new Legrand AlphaRex time switch features an annual, weekly and daily function with optional data key, built-in sunrise/sunset tracking Astro function and an optional automatic summer/winter time-change function. In addition, the new switch is programmable to the second, has an exceptional accuracy of plus or minus 0.2 seconds per day and a working reserve of five years. This focus on ease of programming can be seen in all of the product's... [more]

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