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    Can anyone recommend a tender company ?

    Hi can anyone recommend a Glasgow or Scotland company that will price commercial tenders for me. I don't have the time to spend pricing larger jobs. Thanks
  2. E

    Electrical Zones

    Hi, I am in a debate with a friend who is also an electrician who is backed by his boss in this. Now I am aware of all the electrical zones like - 150mm from a ceiling and 150mm from the corner of 2 adjoining walls or partitions and horizontal or vertical from any accessory or switch gear. But...
  3. P

    Commercial Dating old Bill switch fuses

    Testing a set of offices today and each floor is fed from the switch fuses (?) in the basement. There is a separate set of fuses for each floor in a Ryefield board but I am trying to date the overall installation. The switch fuses are as shown and I suspect contain asbestos - and before anyone...
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    half hourly import

    We have a strange problem. We have a wind turbine and obviously when the wind doesnt blow we have to import electricity. However intermittently (on a monthly basis) we have import figures that are maybe three times what we would expect based on the maximum load we could generate. So we have a...
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    Two post carlift single to three phase

    Has anyone had any history of powering a three phase motor from a single phase supply? Is there a preferred/best way of doing this? i.e.single phase to three phase inverter/VVFD, convertor or using capacitors etc. Not my usual avenue, but I have had the question put to me, so I am trying to get...
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    Commercial kitchen job help

    i have installed some fused connection units in a commercial kitchen, normally in domestics i omit supplementary bonding due to main bonds and RCD protection being in place. Whilst my circuit has RCD protection there are existing circuits with no RCD protection and out of interest to what...
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    Commercial Replacing 3-phase commercial cooker

    Hi I've removed a 3-phase commercial cooker from my kitchen (combined oven/hotplates/grill). The supply is via a 3 phase mcb (no RCD) The replacements are a domestic induction hob and an integrated oven/grill. The hob has 2 line terminals which can be linked for single phase or wired to 2...
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    Tendering... Pricing...London...

    Hi All, Im looking to make the step from subcontracting for electrical firms to setting up my own company and pricing directly for the main contractor/client... I have carried out smaller jobs/House rewires and found pricing fairly straight forward and easy... 9 times out of 10 making the job...
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    Help with fitting an LED commercial ceiling strip light

    Morning all I'm hoping for some help and hopefully not too much abuse I have a strip light that went down at the bakery so bought a replacement...different brand but assumed it was fine. All except I am an idiot and didn't check whether it was an emergency light or not (the one I am replacing...
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    Commercial New to the electrician forum....

    Hi All!! New to this electricians forum.. I have used it in the past to point me in the right direction thanks chaps!! I am self employed gold and black card holder in central London looking to expand and start up my own company!! Any else in the same boat?? Whats everyone else doing?? :cool:
  11. MarkRibbands

    6kA (Not 10kA) RCBOs in commercial TP boards: Why not?

    I'm fitting two replacement sub-mains panels as part of a long-term upgrade from split-phase to three phase on a part-domestic part-commercial site (my own gaff). I'm using all RCBOs because I like them, but am less keen on the cost of the commercial variants ... Fellow spark says one MUST use...
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    Trainee Just Passed! Next Qualification ???

    Just Passed! Next Qualification ??? So last month i passed my Achievement Measurement 2 (AM2) with N.E.T I work in a commercial / industrial background mainly maintenance but some installation now i'm wondering what to do next, I really want to go down the high voltage / substations route...
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    Commercial mate or experience

    I am a fully qualified electrician nvq 3 2357 with primarily domestic experience but looking to go commercial full time, i have done commercial works but only a little. Willing to even take a mates job to pick up commercial containment and systems. Can anybody please help me? Im in newcastle...
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    Possible commercial job

    Wondering if any electricians in or around south east london/bromley could help. I have recently qualified and i am in the process of setting up a business. My NICEIC approved contractor assessment date is booked for next month (on a Saturday) and i am looking for a some commercial work that i...
  15. OC Yan

    looking for a part time commercial electricians

    looking for one commercial electrician be part time to join us. we are going to have 2 large project in London and others city UK and we are running few more commercial business in London.require a qualified electrician also who can work with right immigration condition in UK. what you need to...
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    Industrial Brief help from the industrial guys on required quals (415v)

    Hi all, new here and just dropping by to try and get a few pointers from experienced people already in the trade. Sorry if it seems a bit like a hit & run but this seemed like the best place to get proper advice. Quick outline - We're an engineering & maintenance company that does a lot of work...
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    Max Demand for mixed use commercial units

    Hi, Looking at a potential job. Agricultural buildings being divided into 10 mixed use units of around 1000 sq ft each. Present supply is a 100A TPN incomer. Future use of units is unknown at this stage, but planning is for B1 B2 so uses could be anything from a warehouse with a bit of lighting...
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    Commercial works/contracts

    Has anyone got any advice on breaking through the barrier into commercial work? Domestic pays the Bills but would like to get some office referbs/maintenance contracts Cheers.
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    Commercial project in Dewsbury

    We are looking for an electrician and a mate for a job in Dewsbury. It’s a commercial project, nothing too taxing, lighting inc DMX, power, CCTV, fire alarm etc. There’s about 4 weeks work, but we will have another project starting in about 6 weeks then on going work from then. You’ll need CIS...
  20. Gary Moore

    Only classed as a good spark if I can run jobs???

    Im looking for some general opinions on this. Im very good as an Electrician on the tools and have Lots if experience. I’m very conscientious and like to do thing properly. I have Ran some decent sized jobs in the past and got them over the line successfully. But as I have recently said to a...
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