Accord is Delighted to Introduce Enphase

Accord Electrical is pleased to announce that it’s now offering the Enphase micro-inverter and battery system to its customers, residential and commercial. Enphase Energy has in recent years become a world leader when it comes to generating clean energy, as well as energy storage and management in a user-friendly, innovative and efficient platform. The company…

What You Need to Know About USB Ports

A USB (short for Universal Serial Bus) port is a standardised connection used in computers and consumer electronic devices for short-distance digital communication. They allow the devices connected to one another to transfer data between each other; they also supply electricity to charge the devices or to run them. There are wired and wireless versions,…

Avoid Electrical Fires

In domestic and commercial buildings, electricity is usually supplied through a distribution system that varies in complexity according to the size of the business, the size and age of the residential street, as well as other factors. There are many circuits, circuit breakers, fuses and maybe even step-down transformers, so there’s quite a lot going…

The Benefits of LED Lights

If you’re wondering what the fuss about LED lighting is, then you should read on to find out more about the benefits and advantages of this lighting revolution. Longer life This is the biggest advantage, especially when you think about old-style bulbs and even halogens. You can expect at least 35,000 hours of operation, with…

All About Safety Switches

A safety switch is installed into an electrical system so that it switches off the electricity if there’s a problem or fault; this reduces the risk of shocks or even fires. Since 1991, all new homes and buildings were required by law to have safety switches. If your home or office was built before then,…

Does Your Business Need an Electrician?

All businesses need the same services and utilities to survive and thrive – plumbing and plumbers, electricity and electricians, builders and so on. You may well have these services to hand in cases of emergency, especially if you live in a big city, but it does no harm to pre-empt problems, especially of the electrical…

Solar Lighting for Gardens

We used to use candles to light up our gardens, as well as backyard security lights (which added a less than salubrious or inviting glow to garden parties). Now, many of us are turning towards solar lights to illuminate parties or family evenings in our gardens and backyards. The great thing about solar-powered lights is…

LED Lighting Ideas for Bathrooms

Just a few short years ago, the bathroom light was a simple, bare-looking affair. You clunked it on with the pull-cord, usually setting off the noisy extractor fan, then performed your ablutions under its unidirectional, unflattering rays. If you were a bit fancy, you might have had an array of lightbulbs running down the side…