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What is Solar PV?

What is Solar PV?

Monaghan Electrical are now the sole distributor of UKSOL Solar PV Panels in Ireland. Find out more about how photovoltaic solar panels turn daylight into free electricity. 

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Grants for Solar PV on the horizon

Grants for Solar PV on the horizon

It's been announced that there's a pilot grant scheme for solar PV microgeneration on the way in Ireland  this year.

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Upcoming regulation changes regarding electrical surges

Upcoming regulation changes regarding electrical surges

There will be important changes in Chapter 44 of the 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations (BS 7671:2018). This is the chapter that covers protection against voltage and electromagnetic disturbances, including protection against transient overvoltages that arise from lightning or switching.

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Domestic Fire Alarm Update

Domestic Fire Alarm Update

Technical Dcoument B Volume 2 applies to works to dwelling houses , or buildings in which a material change of use takes place, where the works or the change of use commence or takes place, as the case may be, on or after 1 July 2017.

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Installation of Smoke/Heat Alarms

Installation of Smoke/Heat Alarms

I.S. 3218-2013 deals with Fire Detection and Alarm Systems for Buildings. Section J.1 covers installation of Smoke/Heat alarms as follows;

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IP Ratings Explained

IP Ratings Explained

IP stands for Ingress Protection and is formed with two numbers. Here's a handy chart that explains how to read the rating

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