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An Insight into HD Base-T Solutions

An Insight into HD Base-T Solutions

HD Base-T is a connectivity standard approved by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). This standard in a variety of fields...
Shop, Charge & Go: Rapid EV Charging

Shop, Charge & Go: Rapid EV Charging

2020 has seen a number of companies adopt rapid electric vehicle (EV) charging schemes to provide charging points for both clients and employees. The need for charging points across the UK is consistently rising as more people switch to a greener form of travel...
HS2: Connecting the UK

HS2: Connecting the UK

HS2 otherwise known as High-Speed Railway is a huge railway project that will be completed in a number of stages and will connect London, the Midlands, and the North of the UK via 25+ stations.

Phase one will see the creation of...

Battery Storage: The Secret to Fighting Climate Change

Battery Storage: The Secret to Fighting Climate Change

Battery storage is an innovative piece of technology that stores excess electricity produced by solar PV arrays. Many storage solutions have SMART technology that allows the user to control charge and discharge times to power your home and charge your electric vehicles. More and more homeowners with...
UCS COVID-19: Personal Protective Equipment

UCS COVID-19: Personal Protective Equipment

Over recent weeks due to the infection rate of COVID-19 falling below a designated baseline, the UK Government has deemed it safe for various businesses to allow workers to return to work. Our engineers have new procedures in place that they must follow to adhere to social distancing guidelines to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus. This includes...
Earth Hour 2020 Goes Digital

Earth Hour 2020 Goes Digital

Earth Hour is a yearly event organised by the Worldwide Fund (WWF), during the event millions of lights are switched off for one whole hour to take a stand against climate change. This demonstration has been ongoing for 13 years but 2020 saw Earth Hour go digital as new social distancing laws...
Thermal Imaging Cameras: The COVID-19 Defence Line

Thermal Imaging Cameras: The COVID-19 Defence Line

2020 has saw the global spread of COVID-19 more commonly known as the Coronavirus. Common symptoms of the virus include a persistent, dry cough, shortness of breath and is often accompanied by a high fever. With the virus spreading rapidly through contact, advancements in technology have been instrumental in the detection of COVID-19 and as a result minimising the spread.

Thermal imaging cameras have been around for many years but in the past few months this technology has played a vital role in defending countries against further infection...

An Electric Future: Glasgow Re-Introduces Electric Buses

An Electric Future: Glasgow Re-Introduces Electric Buses

For the first time in over half a century, Glasgow has added two electric buses to its commercial fleet since the de-commissioning of the electric trolley bus in 1967. The buses are part of larger projects to assist the city’s net-zero plans.
Cabling Conundrums: Understanding Cable Fire Safety Standards

Cabling Conundrums: Understanding Cable Fire Safety Standards

Take a minute to stop and think about all the typical items in your place of work that are considered a fire risk. Now think about all the items that have to meet standards to be safe for use. Did you consider all the cabling in the walls and ceilings?

Since the Grenfell Tower fire in 2017, strict standards have been...

Money makes the world go around: An Insight into cost saving schemes with Electric Vehicles

Money makes the world go around: An Insight into cost saving schemes with Electric Vehicles

If you own or have looked into purchasing an electric vehicle (EV) you are well aware of the expenses that are associated with purchasing your electric vehicle and charging point. You may even be aware of the various government grants for home and workplace charging that aim to reduce costs and encourage the uptake of EV’s...
Data Centres Facing New Renewable Energy Legislation Over Consumption Fears

Data Centres Facing New Renewable Energy Legislation Over Consumption Fears

New legislation will come into place that requires data centres to install at least one element of renewable energy to offset their overall consumption and carbon footprint.

Data centres throughout the globe currently use 1% of the world’s global power. They make up for 2% of the total carbon footprint, matching that of the aviation industry. It is predicted...

Local Mayor’s £2 Million Investment into a Greener Tees Valley

Local Mayor’s £2 Million Investment into a Greener Tees Valley

Ben Houchen, the conservative Mayor of Tees Valley announced his plans to invest £2 million into the electric vehicle (EV) market within the Tees Valley area. This comes off the back of a £40 million project to upgrade various transport methods across Teesside in the next few years...