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  1. Solar Roadways

    We’ve known about the effects of global warming and the importance of going green for years, and it seems that now that this ethos has reached our roads. Solar powered roads may seem like a futuristic idea but they are something that have been being developed for quite some time. Solar powered roads quite simply mean the replacement of asphalt...
  2. How to Find a Good Electrician

    Finding an electrician is not difficult, it’s finding one that is qualified, won’t rip you off and will do a good job. Going by price won’t work, because however much you pay you can never guarantee good quality workmanship. So we’ve put together a guide to help you find a good electrician. Word of Mouth The first port of call...
  3. UK Green Power Hits Record High in 2013

    UK Green Power Hits Record High in 2013
    The UK generated almost 15 per cent of its power from renewable sources in 2013. Record levels, and up from 11.3 per cent in 2012, according to Government statistics released in July. More than 900 new wind turbines were built at land and sea and the annual bill for subsidies reached an estimated £3bn. However, despite all the efforts to...
  4. Should We All Follow Warrington’s Example?

    Should We All Follow Warrington’s Example?
    For years now, we’ve been on the search for cleaner, greener energy. From wind farms to solar roads to recycling to wave power, we’re now slowly getting there, but what else can we do? Well, Warrington Borough Council is aiming to reduce light pollution, energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions by replacing 27,000 of the borough’s street lights. Should we...
  5. Southampton Make History Becoming the First Ground to Offer LED Floodlights

    Southampton Make History Becoming the First Ground to Offer LED Floodlights
    As the football season fast approaches, it appears as though Southampton football club will be on the tip of every tongue, because of both on and off the field activities. Ready for the 2014-15 Season The team may have made waves on the field last season, posting a top half finish, but it appears as though in 2014-15 it will...
  6. Should We Be Worried About the Impact of Cosmic Rays?

    Should We Be Worried About the Impact of Cosmic Rays?
    In an increasingly globalised world, it seems as though nothing is safe and now it isn’t just China or America threatening our systems here in Europe. In fact, unbeknownst to most of us, the threat actually extends much further, and our phones, computers and circuits are actually under threat from space. Far from mere scaremongering, these concerns over cosmic events...
  7. How To Guide: Dealing with Fixes that Require Your Attention

    We’ve all dealt with problems around the home that have gone on for a little longer than they should have. From a dripping shower to a blocked sink, we’re all guilty of falling a little short when it comes to DIY. However, when it comes to the lights, if you’re experiencing flickering, you really need to take action. Here’s our...
  8. Solar Road Ways Are Coming and They’re Going to Change Everything

    You might think that roads are roads and that’s pretty much all they are. Right now, you’d probably be 100 percent correct with that assumption, but in the coming years, a new technology is going to change all that. It’s called Solar Roadways (TM). Essentially, these are LED-lighted, intelligent solar panels that can be placed on the floor and instead...
  9. The Perks of ByteLight

    GE Lighting Develops Technology to Send Offers to Shoppers via LED Lighting Here at Expert Electrical, we’re big fans of LED technology – and now we like it even more. A US start-up, ByteLight, has developed a marketing platform which allows retailers to use the LED lights installed in their shops to send offers to shoppers, direct them to particular...
  10. How To Install Your Own LED Light Strips

    So many places benefit from some extra lighting: underneath kitchen cabinets, your study, bathroom mirrors… The list goes on. A really easy way to add a little extra illumination is to install some LED lighting, so here’s a short guide for those who want to give fitting it a go. Be aware, however, that those unfamiliar with dealing with high...