DRF Electrical

Electrical Contractors to Commerce and Industry Installation, Maintenance & Testing, Fire Alarms, Emergency Lighting & Life Systems


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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What are the benefits of LED lighting?

LED lighting is gradually replacing traditional incandescent, neon and compact fluorescent lighting in commercial, industrial and residential premises because of its many benefits. LEDs (light emitting diodes) offer a cost-effective and sustainable solution for a variety of commercial and industrial spaces, from warehouses to retail premises. LED technology has developed so much in the last […]

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Battersea Power Station shopping centre

We have recently completed a number of projects at the new Battersea Power Station shopping centre. Our store fit-out services have been in demand from retailers and hospitality businesses within the new £9bn development, including brands that we have worked with many times over the years. Fashion brands Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein, opticians Ace […]

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Security lighting at commercial sites

Security lighting at commercial sites is important at all times of the year but it’s particularly vital during the winter, when the days are shorter and it’s darker for longer. This is when your commercial premises are more vulnerable to vandalism, break-ins and theft, when people can enter under cover of darkness and are less […]

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