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Creda Nobo NFK4N & NTL4N Panel Heaters
Creda Nobo NFK4N & NTL4N Panel Heaters
September 13, 2018

Creda Nobo NFK4N & NTL4N Panel Heaters

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Sangamo Heating Controls & Thermostats
Sangamo Heating Controls & Thermostats
September 13, 2018

The Sangamo brand of Heating Controls & Thermostats are respected throughout the industry

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Hylec Steel Door Enclosures
Hylec Steel Door Enclosures
September 7, 2018

Hylec DEDS Steel Door Enclosures provide superior robustness and longevity.

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Coming Soon - Alert Electrical Long Eaton Branch
Coming Soon - Alert Electrical Long Eaton Branch
April 18, 2018

Coming Soon - Alert Electrical Long Eaton Branch

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Lutec Lighting
Lutec Lighting
February 6, 2018

Lutec supply quality light fittings that are both innovative and of a high quality.

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Pyranet Guide Alert Electrical to Cyber Essentials Accreditation
Pyranet Guide Alert Electrical to Cyber Essentials Accreditation
January 2, 2018

We’re thrilled to have helped Alert Electrical in gaining their Cyber Essentials accreditation

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A Case Study From One Of Alert's Customers - ACI
A Case Study From One Of Alert's Customers - ACI
November 23, 2017

A case study from one of our customers, ACI, about the refurbishment of their new office space.

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Control The Home With Nest
Control The Home With Nest
November 20, 2017

With Nest Home Automation products, you now have products that will automatically adapt to your day to day life and help you save energy. The Nest products have saved over 8 billion kWh of energy in millions of homes worldwide. 

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New Electric Heater Regulations 1st Jan 2018 - LOT20
New Electric Heater Regulations 1st Jan 2018 - LOT20
October 19, 2017

LOT20 requires all local space heaters manufactured for sale in the EU after 1st January 2018 to comply with a new minimum efficiency standard.

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Texecom Connect, New Possibilities For Texecom Security Systems. - Stage 1
Texecom Connect, New Possibilities For Texecom Security Systems. - Stage 1
September 29, 2017

Texecom Connect allows you to interact, control and integrate your Texecom security system via the internet with other devices  like never before.

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Which Electrical Sockets Are best
Which Electrical Sockets Are best
September 28, 2017

White moulded electrical sockets are still by far the most popular.  Within this there are square edged or rounded edged switches to choose from depending on the style required. 

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Where To Buy Light Switches
Where To Buy Light Switches
September 14, 2017

Light switches can be purchased from Electrical Wholesalers, DIY stores or online websites

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Are Wall Lights A Good Idea In The Home
Are Wall Lights A Good Idea In The Home
August 30, 2017

Wall lights as part of an overall room or wall design look great.  

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Are LED Light Bulbs Energy Efficient?
Are LED Light Bulbs Energy Efficient?
August 29, 2017

LED lamps can reduce energy used over incandescent lighting by as much as 90%.  

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Benefits Of Recessed Downlighting
Benefits Of Recessed Downlighting
August 17, 2017

The main purpose we think of when discussing recessed lighting in the home is as a task light.  

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Where To Hang Outdoor Lanterns
Where To Hang Outdoor Lanterns
August 10, 2017

Lanterns come in lots of different shapes and sizes to suit a variety of locations;

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How To Choose Outdoor  Lighting
How To Choose Outdoor Lighting
August 8, 2017

A few ideas to make choosing outdoor lighting for your next project as easy as possible;

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How To Choose Wall Lights
How To Choose Wall Lights
August 3, 2017

A few rules to make choosing the wall lights for your next project as easy as possible;

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How To Choose Bathroom Lighting
How To Choose Bathroom Lighting
June 12, 2017

Choosing bathroom lighting isn’t the easiest choice.  The first consideration is whether your lights in the bathroom need to be ‘IP’ rated or not? 

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Kitchen Lighting Ideas 2017
Kitchen Lighting Ideas 2017
June 9, 2017

Visual lights for the kitchen to set the tone and the ambiance, recessed lighting for task lighting (Can be used as ambient) and specialist lights just for the kitchen

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Ho To Choose LED Light Bulbs
Ho To Choose LED Light Bulbs
June 7, 2017

Ambient lighting – Back ground lighting that provides the main lighting level.  This can be made up of ambient lighting specific light fittings like ceiling pendants in the home or LED lay on panels in the office.  

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Lumens And Lighting
Lumens And Lighting
June 7, 2017

Previously we used to use the measurement for light bulb brightness of Watts.  This was only ever a rough measurement but with the growth of LED light bulbs which produce the same light output for much less wattage it is no longer a suitable measure.

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How Safe Are LED Light Bulbs
How Safe Are LED Light Bulbs
June 7, 2017

LEDs do not need to be placed in a vacuum or in any gas.  LEDs produce as much light as an incandescent light bulb while using less than 20% of the electricity. 

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IP Ratings Explained
IP Ratings Explained
June 6, 2017

First Digit - Protection against ingress of foreign bodies e.g. tools, dust, fingers, etc.  Second Digit - Protection against ingress of liquids. e.g. IP44 is protection against solid objects greater than 1mm IP4X and waters sprayed from all directions IPX4.

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Changing Downlights From Low Voltage to GU10 LED Bulbs
Changing Downlights From Low Voltage to GU10 LED Bulbs
June 6, 2017

One of the questions we are getting asked is 'Can I change my low voltage downlights to LED Bulbs?'.  The answer is yes, but with care, please read on...

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Don't Install Aircon, install a Fan
Don't Install Aircon, install a Fan
June 5, 2017

We are not trying to say a fan is a panacea for all but in many cases in the UK, Aircon is being installed when an air movement fan would be perfectly adequate

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What Base Is My Light Bulb
What Base Is My Light Bulb
June 5, 2017

Light bulbs come in many bases to fit different light fittings.  The common types of light bulb can be broken down in to groups of bases and are shown here: 

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Lightbulb Colour Temperatures
Lightbulb Colour Temperatures
June 2, 2017

Light bulb colour temperature is measure in Kelvin.  Low Kelvin starting at 1500k is an orange colour light while a high kelvin gives a cool blue light at 7500k.

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Which Type Of LED Bulb To Buy
Which Type Of LED Bulb To Buy
June 1, 2017

The main advantages of LED bulbs is they use less electricity because they are more energy efficient than other technologies and their life span is longer. Not only do  they represent greater value for money over a non LED bulb that lasts a shorter length of time on average, but also there is a saving in maintenance costs as lamps are changed less frequently.  

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Cant find www.lumalighting.co.uk ?
Cant find www.lumalighting.co.uk ?
May 30, 2017

We are delighted to announce that we have incorporated our lighting website www.lumalighting.co.uk within www.alertelectrical.com and now offer a comprehensive range of lighting products for both the home and garden.

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Kidde HomeProtect Smoke Alarms
Kidde HomeProtect Smoke Alarms
April 27, 2017

Kidde HomeProtect long life Room Specific range of smoke alarms simplify the decision as to which alarm is required for each room of the home.

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