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Electrical Forum

Electrical Forum for Electrical Talk & Discussion. Anything that doesn't fit into any of the other electrician forums goes in this forum category. General electrical information and advice for professional and DIY electricians alike. Note that you'll find the Commercial, Industrial or DIY forums by clicking those links.
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Commercial Electrical Talk

Discussions on Three Phase Supplies, three phase machinery and motors, DOL starters, phase sequence, running steel conduit, trunking and other questions on industrial and commercial electrical installations and maintenance.
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Industrial Electrician Talk

Industrial installations can be discussed in this industrial electrician talk forum.
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Electrical Wiring, Theories and Regulations

Discussions on all electrical regulations in the UK. Including Part P, BS 7671, DPC BS7671:2008, BS 7671:2001 & 2004 Amendment No.2, IEE wiring regulations, 16th Edition and 17th Edition.
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Electrical Tools and Products

Discuss topics related to electrical tools, brands, wholesalers, and other products in the UK. Brands discussed include 3m, Aico, Airflow, Bosch, C.K., Danfoss, Dewalt, Uheat, Honeywell, Klein, Megger, and many many more. Sparks love their tools! Come and chat tools in here with the rest of the crew.
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Underfloor Heating Forum

Electric Underfloor Heating and Water Underfloor Heating discussion forums. Extra 5% discount from uheat for all forum members. Discount code: electriciansforum -More discount for traders, info in the Electricians Arms. Feel free to visit our underfloor heating forum on Tilers Forums, and our water underfloor heating forum on our Plumbing Forum.
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Central Heating Systems

Please post all questions and discussion related to Central Heating Systems in this forum, from installing and wiring programmers, zone vales, room stats, tanks stats, wiring centres. Y Plan, S Plan etc.

If you're looking for plumbing related central heating discussion, visit our plumbing forum instead. If you're searching for advice on the plumbing related aspects of Central Heating Systems then please visit the plumbing forum.
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Professional Electricians Forums

Security Alarms, Door Entry and CCTV (Public)

Security Alarms, Door Entry and CCTV (Public). Chat with other electricians about Security Alarms, Door Entry and CCTV Systems. This area of the forum is public, if you want the out-of-public area that's access only, then you need to apply for access and prove you're in the trade. For obvious reasons!!
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Alarms, CCTV and Security Systems

CCTV and Alarms - Installation advice, guides and how-to's, how to reset alarm codes, etc - Checkout THIS thread to see how you gain access to this private area of the forum.

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PAT Testing Forum

PA Testing (or PAT Testing) forum at Electricians Forums.
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Periodic Inspection Reporting & Certification

This Section is STRICTLY for testing PROBLEMS which members have occured, misunderstood readings, Periodic Inspection Reporting / Electrical Installation Condition Reports, Mathematical Equations/Solutions, Part P and other legislation which require you to Inspect and Test.
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The Electricians Arms

For professional electricians only. Checkout THIS thread to see how you gain access to this private area of the forum. You can discuss pricing, customers, wholesalers etc all without the risk of them seeing what you're saying, and what prices you're getting. We have some banter in this area of the forum too. And sometimes some music at the weekends.
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Business Related

Different Electrical Jobs, Self Employeed, Competent person Schemes. General Discussion on all business related aspects of the trade. Thinking about going self employed? A change of electrical work? This is the place to be.
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Electricians Insurance

Insurance for Electricians

Insurance for Electricians. FAQ Forum for electricians public liability insurance, van insurance and more.
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Electrician Talk for DIY, Auto and Overseas

Electrical Appliances Forum

Electrical appliances and white goods forum. Washing machine repairs, tumble drier repairs, fridges and freezers that have seen better days and need a decent spark to sort them out.
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Lighting Forum

All things lighting and lamps. LED Lighting forums. GU10 LED, LDF Spotlights, LED Bulbs, LED Flood Lights and Security, LED Strip Lights and more.
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DIY Electrical Forum

This forum is for DIY electrical advice only. Do-It-Yourself electrical warriors are welcome in this DIY Electrics Forum. We have a few dedicated professional electricians willing to provide electrical advice to DIYers in here. Checkout THIS thread to see how you gain access to this private area of the forum.
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Auto Electrician Forum

This forum category is for Auto Electricians and Automotive Electrical problems and advice. Find out about auto electrical faults, and aim to fix them quickly. Questions related to catering vans and camper vans will also be found and answered in here.
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Non UK Electrical Works

A forum for all discussion related to overseas electrical works. Find answers to questions related to electrics outside of the UK. Different laws will apply for different countries and we're primarily a UK electrical forum and our advice usually applies to only UK electrics. So chat in this one if your problem isn't about something electrical in the UK.
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Green Energy Forums & Solar Forums

Solar Thermal Forum

Solar thermal forums for using sun-orientated energy to heat water, creating a low-cost heated water source.
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General Green Energy Forum

General green energy, batteries and energy storage forum.
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Hyrdoelectric Power Forum

Hyrdoelectric Power Forum for discussing hyrdo-electrically sourced power from water-based turbines. Both fixed-flow and variable-flow systems discussed in this hyrdo forum.
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Solar PV Forum

All questions relating to Photovoltaic & Solar Panels in this forum, including feed-in tariffs, inverters, panels, calculations, schematics, installation, maintenance & fault finding. Solar panels forum. Solar forum. Solar talk. A photovoltaic system, also solar PV power system, or PV system, is a power system designed to supply usable solar power by means of photovoltaics.
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Renewable Heat

Renewable Heat forum for all discussion related to renewable heat.
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ElectriciansForums.co.uk Community Forums

Electricians Forum Rules

Please read these important rules before using the Electricians Forum.
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For Sale and Wanted Forum

This forum is for used or unused tools, electrical installation products, from screwdrivers to power tools and from RCBO's to distribution baords for sale or for items wanted.
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Electricians Courses & Training Forums

Electrical Courses & Electrical NVQ's

Electrical Courses Discussion; all chat about electrical and electrician courses in this forum.
If you're looking for tiling courses and thinking to become a tiler, or plumbing courses as you're considering being a plumber, then those links might be handy.
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Apply to Gain Access to Trainee-Only Forum

Apply in here to gain access to the trainee-only forum category.

Forum Sponsors: Please speak to the forum sponsors if you require electrical courses, they usually give the members a discount where possible.
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Electrical Course Trainees Only

For electrical course trainees only. Discuss training, questions and answers, and all other training related chat with other fellow electrical trainees. Checkout THIS thread to see how you gain access to this private area of the forum.

Forum Sponsors: Please speak to the forum sponsors if you require electrical courses, they usually give the members a discount where possible.
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Home Entertainment Forums

FreeSat, Sky, VirginMedia Forum

All discussions related to installation and setting up of FreeSat, Sky+, Sky+HD, VirginMedia etc go in this forum category.
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Gaming Forum

All things gaming!
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Home Media Centre Forum

All discussions related to setting up and installing Home Media Centres, etc go in this forum category.
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Computer and Networking Forum

All discussions related to Computer and Networking. setting up wireless or wired networks, data cabling, configuring settings on routers, printers or any peripherals for Pc or Mac, Windows or iOS. Setting up broadband connections or issues relating to current broadband connections.
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ElectriciansForums.net Community Forums

New Member Introductions

Not a must but if you fancy doing so, let us know who you are in here at ElectriciansForums.co.uk
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Electricians Chat - Off Topic Chat

Talk about anything you like, get to know each others back grounds, music, film, news. Electricians Chat for Off-topic Chat.
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Pet Forum

Discuss pets in this forum.
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Sports Forum

Discuss sports in this forum.
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Politics & The Economy

Discuss politics and the economy in this forum.
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Photography Forum

Discuss photography and share your own works in this forum.
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Science and space-related off-topic discussion.
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Find Tradesmen - Post Your Jobs Here

Find an Electrician, Plumber or Tiler

Find a plumber, find a tiler, find an electrician. Post your jobs here and let them respond to you, all for free! The advantage with using us instead of a JobSite or 'rate your tradesmen' type site, is we're free of charge, and you can actually chat to the forum member, see their past work, see what kind of advice they've given, get references etc - all before committing to the job.
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