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9 ways installers can use loyalty schemes to optimise the efficiency of their business

Loyalty schemes are a familiar sales tool used by multi-national airlines and retailers alike. Jo Shepherd, Ideal Boilers’ Chief Marketing...

Professional Review: 4 installers put Corefix to the test

Corefix is a unique heavy duty fixing system for dot and dab wall construction, a method used almost exclusively in...

How to write a stand-out entry to the Heating Installer Awards 2018

The HIA is back for a third year. With more entries expected than ever before, Installer has worked with the...

Medical conditions

Medical locations bring their own set of challenges for electrical engineers. Malcolm Doughton analyses the main requirements that set them...

Keeping it clear

Switch rooms are crucial to the operation and maintenance of electrical equipment in a building but are often located in...

Conducting lessons

Conducting locations with restricted movement are classed as special locations as the risk of electric shock is greatly increased. Malcolm...

Electrical works

The requirements within Part P of the Building Regulations changed last year, making it easier for installers carrying out minor...

The ups and downs

Malcolm Doughton considers the electrical requirements for construction and demolition sites. Section 704 in BS 7671: 2008 Amendment No 1:...

Relocation, relocation

There are many occasions where the gas engineer is required to relocate the gas meter, usually from the existing position...

Switching off

The IET Wiring Regulations, BS 7671 (17th Edition) includes a range of requirements for isolation and switching, including isolation, switching...