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Interior fit-out specialists

Over the 30 years that DRF has been trading, we’ve developed our expertise in a number of areas. One of our key specialisms is in the retail and hospitality sectors, providing full electrical fit-outs, remodels and roll-outs for shops and restaurants. As interior fit-out specialists, we’ve worked with a variety of high street brands on […]

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New year, new electrical project: How DRF can help

How can we help you in 2024? If you have a new project coming up this year, our highly experienced team of electrical contractors can ensure everything runs smoothly. From fully compliant upgrades and repairs to new installations and innovative design, we provide a range of high quality and cost-effective electrical services to organisations in a […]

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How important are the IET Wiring Regulations?

The IET Wiring Regulations is an important document for electricians. It also demonstrates to customers that the electrician they are using is up to date with the latest industry rules and standards. The regulations are sometimes called BS7671 and were created by the IET (the Institution of Engineering and Technology) as an industry standard for […]

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How to find the right commercial electrician for your project

When it comes to finding the right commercial electrician to carry out work at your business premises, there are a number of important factors to consider which will ensure it is carried out as smoothly as possible. Here are some tips to help you find the right commercial electrician for your project. 1. Credentials It’s […]

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Electrical compliance: what businesses need to know

Electrical compliance is hugely important for all businesses. Business owners and employers have a legal responsibility to ensure their premises are safe for their employees, visitors and customers. Electrical installations in commercial and industrial premises are required by law to meet certain safety and performance criteria laid out in British Standards (BS) 7671 and employment […]

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Electrical work in listed buildings and period properties

Electrical work in listed buildings is one of the specialisms offered by our team here at DRF Electrical. Many listed buildings are period properties with a long history, so working on them can be challenging and time consuming, requiring a different approach and additional expertise. However, it can also be interesting and rewarding to be […]

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Electric vehicle charging points: What you need to know

As the country moves towards the widespread use of electric vehicles, 2022 saw further growth in both sales of electric vehicles and installations of electric vehicle (EV) charging points. The increase comes as we head ever closer to the 2030 target set by the UK Government to ban sales of new petrol and diesel cars […]

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How to save on office electricity bills

Energy costs are a huge area of concern at the moment for all of us. If you have an office, you may be looking at ways to make savings by cutting energy use. Savings can be made fairly easily on your office electricity bills. The amount of energy we use largely depends on habit and […]

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How can an electrical contractor help your business?

As a certified specialist in designing, installing and maintaining electrical systems, an electrical contractor can help your business in a number of ways. An electrical contractor usually works on commercial and industrial projects for clients in a range of sectors. They often work as part of a team of contractors on larger residential or commercial […]

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A look back on projects from 2022

We’ve been busy during 2022 with a variety of electrical projects for both longstanding and new clients. Our work has taken us around the UK to some exciting developments as well as refurbishment and expansion schemes. Here we take a look at some of our projects from 2022. Retail sector As experienced electrical contractors for […]

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