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Does anyone know of a manufacturer that supplies a volt free mains switching battery powered smart thermostat ?
just a better looking programmable thermostat than a Danfoss TP5000?
Google is not my best friend trying all the combination of keywords possible.
Our Cooper Menvier is only 4 years old and had its battery replaced because it periodically makes a loud humming noise that goes on for up to 40 minutes before stopping. It does this every few days, sometimes for a few days running. We called out the supplier and they changed the battery 4...
Been working in a old property. Wiring is getting on a bit but one of the breakers has failed. Not a major problem as the lights are split between numerous circuits and i can take an old one out of the now redundant and unused eco7 board that used to power the old lights in laundry/maids room...
I'm just a DIYer, not a trained sparky. The triple light switch in my kitchen was making a ticking noise. By elimination, I found it was the middle switch. I didn't like a switch making a noise, so I just replaced it, only to find that the new switch also makes a ticking noise and again...
Hello all, recently I was installing some new downlights in a large kitchen, and trying to measure the room width/length alone was a nightmare with a tape measure so I did some research on laser distance measures and they seem to be a good way to go.
Has anyone ever owned one and are they as...
Looking at replacing kitchen. Current setup is 2.2kw oven, 5.6kw hob.. total = 7.8kw on 6mm cable, back to a 40a breaker. The current cable run is short..
2m from CU, in breezeblock/plaster..
2m clipped direct, to a 45a switch (for oven in tower)..
3m spurred from that, on...
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I was wondering what makes rubber a good insulator. I understand less dense materials make better insulators, as insulators absorb/trap heat. But I want to know why rubber is a good insulator.
For example, wood makes a good insulator due to...
Just a bored sparks with very little on this evening.
Might be a boring or repeated thread if so I apologise in advance.
If anyone was to ask you what is your best trick of the trade what would it be?
Simple, complicated, down right odd, anything that gets you out of a hole or just a...
Heres a debate for you, seeing as this place is as dead as a doornail today.
I have been testing a street of domestic properties recently, wired in 2008 with all rcbo's. In some properties the electrician has put all the white fly-leads into one terminal in the earth bar, In the others they...
How would i test for borrowed neutrals?
Would it be a case of disconnecting all circuits neutrals at the DB and doing a continuity test between each neutral and seeing if any two circuits bell out?
hope it makes sense and i appreciate any feedback
Is it ok to put the shower isolator anywhere?
How about outside in the meter cupboard?
Just upgraded a ccu. The shower circuit was not part of the old fuse box, buut took a feed from term blocks into which were the main tails. These went into a 35a fuse switch then to the shower.
I need to take...
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