Blogs

Thermal Imaging

Posted: Apr 17, 2018

What is thermal imaging?

Facilities managers and business owners have a responsibility to ensure that all electrical wiring complies with regulations. This helps maintain a safe working environment for employees, avoiding the accidents and injuries that can occur as a result of overloading, deterioration or damages that may appear in electrical installations over time. Failure to comply to these regulations, specifically the EICR, can lead to heavy fines and at its most serious – prosecution.

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Capital Free LED

Posted: Jan 25, 2018

It’s no secret that many people are put off making the switch to LED lighting due to the ingrained perception that is a complicated and highly expensive lighting option. Quicklight can reassure you that the reality is actually the opposite.

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Are you fully compliant?

Posted: Jan 25, 2018

“The mindset of doing things as cheaply as possible must stop”.

Last month’s review of building regulations in the UK contains a number of damming statements like the one above, the headline message being that regulations are not “fit for purpose” with former Chair of the UK Health and Safety Executive, Dame Judith Elizabeth Hackitt stating;

“It has become clear that the whole system of regulation, covering what is written down and the way in which it is enacted in practice, is not fit for purpose, leaving room for those who want to take shortcuts to do so.”

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A day in the life of a Quicklight Lighting Apprentice

Posted: Feb 10, 2017

The Quicklight Apprenticeship Programme offers aspiring electricians the chance to gain hands on experience in the electrical industry. The programme provides the opportunity to work alongside a team of experienced electricians and engineers, building a strong portfolio towards a City and Guilds Level 3 electrical qualification.

Over the past 10 years, Quicklight’s scheme has enjoyed great success, with many apprentices going on to qualify as certified electricians and engineers.

George Barron is a 17-year-old apprentice, currently 6 months into the programme.

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