Entries by Akers Media Group

Some More Common Cabling Problems

During the transition from Tough Rubber and Vulcanised Rubber Cabling to the more modern PVC / PVC Flat Twin & Earth Cabling used nowadays, lighting cabling (1.5mm cross sectional area or less) was Twin and Earth as it was fitted with a CPC (Earth). During the 1970s the vast majority of light fittings in houses […]

All About Electronic Ballast

Electronic ballast, also known as the control gear, is found in most of the electric circuits to keep a check on the allowable limit for supply of electric current to the circuits. They act more like resistors and are used in neon bulbs and LEDs. The uses of electronic ballasts for high power installations are […]

Advantages of Copper Wires Over the Iron Wires

Copper wires are the most preferred choice for electrical wiring, main reason being the high electrical conductivity of this metal. High conductivity of copper allows easy passage of electricity through it without being much heated up. These wires are the raw material for Cable Industries for manufacturing different types of wires. Some of the electrical […]

Power Savers

One of the major problems faced by electricity consumers in today's modern world is that the electricity supply we use is subject to surges from time to time, which result in spiking of decrease in voltage that can be damaging to your household electrical appliances. These spikes simply waste our valuable electricity in form of […]

Outdoor Electrical Outlet And What You Must Know

An outdoor electrical outlet is great if you need an easy to reach power source within the confines of your garden for regular use. Although they're not often used in colder climates where the garden is rarely visited, in hotter countries or even hotter parts of countries south as southern America or Australia the gardens […]

Tips to Hiring A Qualified Electrician

People who wish to get their electrical job done correctly will need a perfect electrician for the required work. There are various kinds of electricians but it is always advisable to find the right electrician to get the job done correctly. Here are some tips that may help to you find a good, qualified electrician […]

Why Only An Electrician Should Upgrade Your Service Panel

Electrical demands created by modern technology put more stress on older electrical systems. Also, insurance companies have started to deny renewals to homes equipped with electric panels that have been known to cause electrical fires and have not been replaced by an electrician. A service panel distributes electricity throughout a building. The service panel divides […]