Why you should always use fire rated downlights

If you are upgrading the lighting anywhere in your home to downlights you may have been asked this age old question.....”do you want fire rated or non-fire rated downlights?” To the average home owner this question will be pretty meaningless apart from the fact that fire rated sounds better than non-fire rated possibly.
However, the difference between the two is stark and in fact opting for the wrong type of downlight could cost a life – this is why it is important to beware of the difference between the two before answering the question.
What is a fire rated downlight?

TrustMark Extends Certification to Stroma Registered Electricians

A partnership agreed in July 2015 between Stroma and TrustMark now allows Stroma registered electricians to gain TrustMark status which will help home-owners select competent qualified electricians and other trades people to carry out work in their homes. This followed a comprehensive and thorough assessment of it's processes of vetting and inspecting installers as well as it's customer service policies, compliance audits, quality management and compliant handling procedures.

Okappy launches Market Network for tradesmen

New market network helps eradicate the problems of broken communication within and between companies.
Okappy announces the launch of its market network, which combines the benefits of a market place such as Uber, a social network such as Linkedin and cloud based job management software in order to fix the problem of broken communication within and between companies.
The Okappy platform provides a number of features designed to improve communication for companies with field service workers.

Factory direct pricing – saving your electrical contracting business money

In business, every penny has to be accounted for and it makes sense to slash prices by simply cutting out the middle man. This way, you are still obtaining the same quality of product but for less money – its a no brainer of course!
Quality lighting at factory prices
Here at Aurora clearance, we are not just any old lighting vendor – we know there are lots of those around already, we are already responsible for delivering quality lighting to practically any electrical project or design that is specified in today's market place.

Trade Skills 4 U 3rd amendment seminar video

The UK's leading electrical training provider Trade Skills 4 U have released a webinar explaining to electricians at all levels everything to do with Amendment 3.
To tie in with the Amendment 3 becoming 'enforceable' from the 1st July 2015, Trade Skills 4 U have presented a free of charge webinar which is suitable for electricians still getting to grips with Amendment 3. This 2 hour long webinar explains Amendment 3 in a clear, simple and concise way and best of all it is completely free of charge of watch.

Electrical Safety Roundtable, raising consumer awareness of electrical safety

The Electrical Safety Roundtable is making new strides to help reduce hazards in the home. The growing industry forum is cementing its reputation for building consensus and developing industry led solutions to longstanding issues with the launch of a brand new website and guidance portal designed to raise consumer awareness of home safety matters.