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The Consumer Unit – the heart of the home

The Consumer Unit – the heart of the home

By on Oct 13, 2013 in Consumer Unit | 4 comments

THE CONSUMER UNIT is the heart of the home. It distributes electricity to appliances and safeguards the electrical system. With the limited power supplies that are available in Spanish dwellings, it is essential that it is adequately equipped with the correct devices to protect against overloading, short circuits and leaking electricity.  Back in the day the it was...

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Frequently asked questions – what is an ICP?

Frequently asked questions – what is an ICP?

By on Jun 10, 2013 in Iberdrola | 5 comments

WHAT IS an ICP? An ICP is a kill switch for controlling your electricity supply, also known as an Interrupter Control de Potencia or Power Control Switch (PCS). The ICP limits the amount of electricity available to the user to the amount stated on the electricity contract, the contracted power supply. What is my contracted power supply? This is the amount of...

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#testyourRCD

#testyourRCD

By on Oct 13, 2012 in RCD | 0 comments

#testyourRCD. An RCD (Residual Current Device) is the most important safety device in your home electrics. Don’t ignore the importance of this little baby and ensure that you test it regularly. An RCD is not a fuse. That function is provided by a Circuit Breaker (CB). CB’s are used together with RCD’s, fitted alongside each other in the consumer...

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