Dimmer Switches

Dimmer Switches

When you’re furnishing your home, light is everything. The light level in a room dictates what you can and can’t do, and it has a huge effect on how you feel. You can’t read very easily by a single candle, for example, and a romantic dinner...
Storage Heaters

Storage Heaters

Storage heaters are typically composed of clay bricks which serves as a heat storage. There are electrical heating elements embedded between the bricks which can be switched on to heat the bricks and thus to store energy.  The stored heat is given off...
How Electricity Gets To Your House

How Electricity Gets To Your House

Electricity is made at a power plant by huge generators. Most power plants use coal, but some use natural gas, water or even wind.  The current is sent through transformers to increase the voltage to push the power long distances.  The electrical charge goes...

Garden Lighting

Clever and strategic use of outdoor lighting highlights your garden’s best features. Well placed illumination draws the eye outwards, so that your home benefits from an added sense of space whatever the weather Call John (087) 7414362 - Electrician...

Lighting Information

Be creative with your home lighting. A carefully designed lighting system can alter the whole ambiance of your home. These days, there are a lot more options available than the central pendant light. I can advise you on the huge choice of dynamic and energy-efficient...

Chandeliers, Floodlights, Dimmer switches

Chandeliers A central pendant light can add a dramatic focal point to a room. Floodlights External lighting shows off the best features of your house while also greatly increasing the security of your home. Dimmer switches Simply install a dimmer switch on your main...

Saving Energy In Your Home

There is a number of simple but often overlooked things you can do to reduce your bi-monthly ESB bill 1 - Lighting - Change your light bulbs from traditional incandescent bulbs to energy saving CFL bulbs. Typically CFL bulbs use 80% less energy and last 15 times...

Fluorescent Lighting

A fluorescent lamp is a gas-discharged lamp that uses electricity to excite mercury vapour. The excited atoms produce ultraviolet light that then causes a phosphor to fluoresce, producing a visible light. Although mainly used in commercial buildings, fluorescent light...

ELCB

An ELCB - earth leakage circuit breaker is an electrical device mounted on the fuseboard which detects when the electric current is not balanced between the outgoing live conductor and the returning neutral conductor. Such an imbalance may indicate current leakage...