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What Does an Electrical Transformer Do?

Summary – Electrical transformer: definition – Electrical transformer: composition and operation – Types of electrical transformers – Electrical transformer: in case of failure An electrical transformer allows, as its name indicates, the transformation of electrical energy, IE. the modification of voltage and current. There are several types of transformers that differ according to their use. […]

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Why Isolation Is Required in an Electrical Installation?

Summary – Isolation transformer: its definition – What is an electrical installation – Isolation transformer: its use – Isolation transformer: dimension and standards Isolation transformers are safety devices that integrate an electrical installation for the protection of persons, but also downstream equipment. Isolation transformers prevent malfunctions in the same installation. To begin with, let’s consider […]

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What Is the Heating Flow Temperature of a Heat Pump?

What is a split air-to-water heat pump? The “air-to-water” heat pump is the cheapest heat pump to install and is permitted almost everywhere if the neighbourhood is taken into account by avoiding noise pollution. It works with electricity and draws air from outside – even cold air – and manages to extract heat from it, […]

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How to Protect Your Domestic Appliances

The risks posed by electricity require various protective measures. The electrical protection, first of all, involves insulation: – Wires and cables are systematically protected by a layer of insulating material, usually PVC. – It is imperative to avoid bare wires and, if necessary, to take specific measures to handle them (in particular, cutting off the […]

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How Do You Set up a Home Audio System?

Do you want to install the home cinema you just bought? Between the various devices and the multiple connections, there is a lot to get lost in. To help you make the right connections for a perfect fit, here are a few tips for connecting your home theater with complete peace. DVD connection with a […]

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What Is the Function of an Electrical Outlet

Summary: – Role of an electrical outlet– Electrical plug and socket– Types of sockets– Number of electrical outlets– Location of electrical outlets Role of an electrical outlet An electrical outlet allows you to power all your everyday electrical appliances: fridge, washing machine, coffee machine, vacuum cleaner, television, etc., by connecting them to the electrical network. […]

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What is the best way to heat your swimming pool?

If you have a swimming pool in your backyard, those hot, summer days are just bliss. The perfect way to cool off from the midday sunshine, chances are you are pretty happy you made the decision to invest in a pool. But as soon as the cooler months come around, even dipping a toe inside […]

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How to Install and Connect a Home Cinema

Summary– Step 1: Install the home theater speakers– Step 2: Install and Connect the Audio/Video Amplifier– Step 3: Connect your home theater speakers The sound of a film is at least as important as the image for the immersive and spectacular side of the story. That’s why home audio systems are increasingly occupying the living […]

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No More Hot Water: What to Do?

Contents – Step 1: Identify the type of failure – Step 2: Case 1: No hot water due to a power outage – Step 3: Case 2: Thermostat or Resistor Failure – Step 4: Case 3: air-loaded balloon You were getting ready to take a good shower… and now you have no hot water, even […]

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Ventilation: The Need to Renew Indoor Air Quality

When it comes to heating energy, comfort, and hygiene, ventilation is very important. To ensure the health of the occupants of a dwelling or workplace, the flow of fresh air must be adapted to the number of people and their activities. According to SIA 382/1, an active person in a dwelling needs 30 m3 of […]