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Voltimum attends ISE 2017 in Amsterdam
By March 27, 2017 Read More →

Voltimum attends ISE 2017 in Amsterdam

Last week, Eddie Embleton, MD at Voltimum UK & Ireland, attended the Smart Buildings Conference at ISE, the largest Integrated Systems exhibition in Europe. Here, Eddie shares his thoughts on the show and how it has reinforced that smart solutions are clearly a big part of our industry’s future. Smart solutions are starting to have […]

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Four VDE hand tools that are a cut above
By March 27, 2017 Read More →

Four VDE hand tools that are a cut above

Pliers and cutters are core tools in an electrician’s arsenal. Here we look at four top VDE pliers and cutters that will help ensure your work is efficient, accurate and, above all, safe. A quality set of reliable tools is essential for any tradesperson. Whilst control and comfort should always be considered, by electricians, safety should […]

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Four labelling tips to ensure compliance with BS 7671
By March 27, 2017 Read More →

Four labelling tips to ensure compliance with BS 7671

Brother UK Product Manager, Ioana Nitu, gives her top tips on labelling to ensure compliance with BS 7671. Correct labelling plays an important role in compliance with BS7671. Brother UK product manager, Ioana Nitu, gives her top tips on labelling to ensure compliance with BS 7671. When done badly, labelling can be the root cause […]

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Five inventive tools that make an electrician’s life easier
By March 27, 2017 Read More →

Five inventive tools that make an electrician’s life easier

We identify five simple solutions that were invented to make an electrician’s life that little bit easier. Time is a luxury that many electricians don’t have. That’s why any tool or solution that can shave a few precious minutes off of a job is worth its weight in gold. All singing and dancing testing equipment […]

Smart Tech Live is back!
By February 24, 2017 Read More →

Smart Tech Live is back!

Following on from the success of last year’s inaugural seminar, there will be two Smart Tech Live events in 2017. The first will be held in London at The Grand Connaught Rooms on Friday 9th June. The second will be held at The Principal York in York on Thursday 15th June. Preparing TODAY for the […]

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Are you aware of the dangers of asbestos inhalation?
By February 24, 2017 Read More →

Are you aware of the dangers of asbestos inhalation?

Exposure to asbestos is a danger that every electrician faces and the consequences of breathing in disturbed fibres can be fatal. Virgil Anderson reached out to us on behalf of Mesothelioma.net, a US-based support site supporting those affected by cancer caused by asbestos inhalation. I was recently diagnosed with mesothelioma,  a cancer caused by exposure […]

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8 steps to make a living as a smart home installer
By February 24, 2017 Read More →

8 steps to make a living as a smart home installer

Thinking of entering the smart home installation market? Follow our eight steps to success! Over the last decade, smart home technology has increased in popularity but there are still many misconceptions among consumers. At Voltimum we often discuss how users see this new world, their fears and hopes, mostly because we believe that these discussions […]

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ABB launches new wireless home automation solutions
By February 24, 2017 Read More →

ABB launches new wireless home automation solutions

Whilst wandering the halls at ISE 2017 in Amsterdam, Voltimum was fortunate to get a glimpse of some of the new wireless devices added to the ABB-free@home home automation system. Until now, ABB-free@home has been, predominantly, a wired system, with sensors and actuators communicating via a 2-wire bus line. The system can be commissioned to […]

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Five inventive tools that make an electrician’s life easier
By February 24, 2017 Read More →

Five inventive tools that make an electrician’s life easier

We identify five simple solutions that were invented to make an electrician’s life that little bit easier. Time is a luxury that many electricians don’t have. That’s why any tool or solution that can shave a few precious minutes off of a job is worth its weight in gold. All singing and dancing testing equipment […]

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Five reasons why you need a multimeter with a built-in thermal imager
By February 24, 2017 Read More →

Five reasons why you need a multimeter with a built-in thermal imager

A digital multimeter is a necessity for troubleshooting and diagnosing electrical and electronic problems accurately, but sometimes finding the problem takes more time than you’d like. Fluke identifies five reasons why you need a thermal multimeter in your tool bag. If you’re an electrician or technician who is responsible for keeping industrial systems and processes […]

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