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  • Daikin Airconditioning UK

    Heat Recovery: A Total Solution

    Daikin Airconditioning UK

    This seminar provides an overview of vrv/vrf. It highlights the efficiency of heat recover and shows how to maximise system potential.

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  • Daikin Airconditioning UK

    F-Gas Regulations 2015

    Daikin Airconditioning UK

    This seminar outlines the background to the f-gas regulations. It highlights the key points and discusses the effect of the 2015 changes.

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  • Daikin Airconditioning UK

    Introduction To R32

    Daikin Airconditioning UK

    A module informing about hfc phase down and the introduction of r32, what needs to be considered, issues, installation and training.

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  • Daikin Airconditioning UK

    Air-To-Water Heat Pumps: An Introduction

    Daikin Airconditioning UK

    This seminar explains how a heat pump works, their features, benefits and includes cost comparisons and the relevant standards. Explains the criteria for positioning indoor and outdoor... Read more

  • Daikin Airconditioning UK

    Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)

    Daikin Airconditioning UK

    This seminar provides an introduction to rhi and will cover the key points in both domestic and non-domestic rhi schemes.

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  • Eaton Electric Ltd

    Basic Fuse-Ology

    Eaton Electric Ltd

    This seminar will assist in understanding the construction of a fuse link, the fuse operating process during fault clearing and the electrical characteristics during fuse operation... Read more

  • Eaton Electric Ltd

    2 Wire Systems: An Introduction

    Eaton Electric Ltd

    This seminar provides an overview of 2-wire systems, and how they compare with the other types of systems available. Includes a run-through example bi-wire ultra-system to illustrate... Read more

  • Eaton Electric Ltd

    Arc Flash In Low Voltage Switchboards.

    Eaton Electric Ltd

    Seminar discusses the potential hazard presented by arcing faults in low voltage switchboards and explains the measures available to mitigate them.

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  • Eaton Electric Ltd

    Building Regulations Part L2 Overview & The Impact On Electrical Power Measurement.

    Eaton Electric Ltd

    This seminar explains the background to legislation arising from the climate change programme, providing a comprehensive overview of part l2 building regulations and the energy... Read more

  • Eaton Electric Ltd

    Power Factor Correction

    Eaton Electric Ltd

    Seminar aims to provide a greater awareness of what is pfc (power factor correction) and its merits, it also explains how to determine whether there is a requirement for use.

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  • Eaton Electric Ltd

    Understanding Circuit Protection Selectivity And Backup Protection.

    Eaton Electric Ltd

    Seminar explains the requirements of the 17th edition wiring regulations in respect of discrimination (selectivity) and back-up protection. Includes guidance on how to use... Read more

  • Eaton Electric Ltd

    Visual Alarm Devices: A Guide To En54-23 And Cop001

    Eaton Electric Ltd

    Seminar provides an overview of en54-23 and cop 001, what it means for fire systems specification including as well as understanding en54-23 how the specification of alarm beacons needs... Read more

More information about Energy

The energy sector is a highly innovative and expansive industry with a sustained focus for alternative power sources, renewable energy solutions and the balance between growing energy demands with local global environment challenges. The UK energy sector employs over 680,000 in a varied array of professions, from oil & gas engineers to nuclear scientists. EU Skills Research states the UK will need to employ another 200,000 people by 2023 to keep up with industry growth and demand.

Over the last 10 years, the UK has made a transition from being a net exporter of energy to having more than 25% of UK energy now imported. The main energy sources for the UK are approximated as Natural Gas & Oil (41%), Coal (31%), Nuclear (18%), Renewables (9%) and other (1%).

Renewable Energy Sector

Renewable energy uses the natural environment to make electricity. Renewable energies include include wind, wave, hydro, biomass and solar power. Renewable energy technologies produce approximately 9% of the UK’s electricity, and EU targets mean that this is likely to increase to 30% by 2020. Renewable energy will become a critical player in the strategy to reduce carbon emissions.

Nuclear Energy Sector

Currently, approximately 18% of UK electricity is provided by nuclear power from the use of 19 reactors across 10 locations. By 2025, the UK is expected to be supplied with around 25% of its energy from nuclear power. In June 2011, eight sites across Britain were chosen as locations for new nuclear stations.

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