Entries by sarah

Training – How to sell a domestic surge arrester…

This month we will be focusing on how to sell a domestic surge arrester. I wanted to start with the domestic market as it is generally more difficult to sell a domestic surge arrester than it is one for a commercial or industrial installation. With a domestic installation according to the Regs it is only […]

Surge protection and the 18th edition regulations…

Today I would like to talk to you about Surge Protection and the 18th edition regulations…                 There has been a lot of noise in 2019 about the correct use of surge protection devices while conforming to the 18th edition so today I am going to go through […]

Lightning and Surge protection in Commercial and Industrial installations…

Lightning and Surge protection in commercial and industrial installations                 Following on from my previous post on 21st November about Lightning protection in domestic installations we move on today to discuss lightning and surge protection in commercial and industrial installations. BS7671 states that Surge Protection Devices (SPD’s) must […]

Lightning Protection in Domestic installations…

Lightning Protection in Domestic installations… Following on from my post last week about surge protection in domestic installations today I want to talk to you about lightning protection in domestic installations. Lightning Protection only needs to be installed on a domestic installation when the property is directly fed by over head power lines, or has […]

Why do we need to fit domestic surge arresters?

Surge protection has made it’s way into the Wiring Regulations over the past few years, which has left everybody questioning the need for surge protection devices, and quite rightly so.   Surges are temporary rises in over-voltage and can also be referred to as spikes. These spikes are happening all the time within a domestic […]

How to choose an SPD

Due to the changes in the 18th edition there has been the sudden appearance of many surge protection experts, so as a company with over 50 years of experience in the surge protection industry, the technical team at Surge Protection Devices Ltd would like to give you some pointers on how to choose an Surge […]

Which Device Do I Need?

Here at SPD Ltd we like to make things as simple as possible, so have made a flow diagram that will guide you through a couple of key questions to determine which device you need. This is an excellent reference tool that you can take on site with you so it’s to hand when you […]