Last edited 29 Jul 2021

Electricity

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The term 'electricity' refers to the presence and flow of an electric charge. The most common form is that which is used to power appliances, machines and devices by the flow of electrons through conductors such as copper wires.

Static electricity refers to electric charges that are static and not moving, while an electric current is created when charges are dynamic and moving.

Articles relating to electricity on Designing Buildings Wiki:

  1. 2021 PRS electrical safety standards.
  2. 18th Edition Wiring Regulations.
  3. Amendment 3 BS 7671 Requirements for Electrical Installations IET Wiring
  4. Ampere
  5. Appliance
  6. Approved Document P
  7. Approved document R
  8. Arcing
  9. Are electric bikes the future?
  10. Battery energy storage systems with grid-connected solar photovoltaics BR 514
  11. Battery storage
  12. Bluetooth
  13. Building an electrical grid for our times.
  14. Busbar.
  15. Cable carrier.
  16. Can we keep the lights on
  17. CAT5
  18. Changing patterns in domestic energy use FB 76
  19. Circuit breaker
  20. Combined heat and power
  21. Community energy network
  22. Consumer electronics
  23. Consumer unit
  24. Creating a smarter, more flexible energy system
  25. DC electricity networks
  26. DC isolators for photovoltaic systems (FB 68)
  27. Developing system intelligence for optimising building electricity networks
  28. Domestic heat pumps and the electricity supply system
  29. Domestic micro-generation
  30. ECA
  31. ECA 2018 Apprentice of the Year
  32. ECA articles
  33. EIC apprentice support programme
  34. Electric
  35. Electric current.
  36. Electric lock
  37. Electric motor
  38. Electric vehicles
  39. Electrical appliance
  40. Electrical component
  41. Electrical consumption
  42. Electrical control systems
  43. Electrical drawing
  44. Electrical energy
  45. Electrical engineer
  46. Electrical equipment
  47. Electrical installation
  48. Electrical power
  49. Electrical safety
  50. Electrical safety in the private rented sector.
  51. Electrical system
  52. Electrical wiring
  53. Electrician
  54. Electricity bill
  55. Electricity supply
  56. Electromagnetic field
  57. Energy
  58. Energy harvesting
  59. Energy storage
  60. Energy storage - the missing piece?
  61. Energy storage in buildings - a technology overview BG73 2018
  62. Ethernet
  63. Extranet
  64. Faraday Challenge
  65. Feed in tariff
  66. Flexible electrical networks for a low carbon future
  67. Formula E drives electric vehicle market forward
  68. Fuel cell
  69. Future of electricity in domestic buildings
  70. Glossary of electrical terms.
  71. Grommet.
  72. High-speed electronic communication network
  73. How the Electrical Industries Charity helps tackle domestic abuse
  74. Hydroelectricity
  75. IET Wiring Regulations
  76. In-building wireless
  77. Information and communications technology
  78. Internet of things
  79. Kilowatt hour
  80. Large scale solar thermal energy
  81. Local area network
  82. Making the most of renewable energy systems DG 531
  83. Micro-CHP
  84. Microgeneration
  85. Micro-grids
  86. On-site generation of heat and power
  87. Power factor
  88. Power generation
  89. Power over ethernet
  90. Power over USB
  91. Protected circuit
  92. PV inverter
  93. Renewable energy
  94. Rewiring
  95. Smart buildings
  96. Smart cities
  97. Smart meter owners report higher, not lower, bills
  98. Smart technology
  99. Solar photovoltaics
  100. Subsidy-free low carbon electricity
  101. Sustainable development: energy challenge
  102. Switchgear
  103. The future of electricity in domestic buildings
  104. The future of UK power generation
  105. The UK's low-carbon future is increasingly electric
  106. The use of batteries to store electricity for buildings
  107. Tidal lagoon power
  108. Transformer
  109. Types of fuel cells
  110. Ubiquitous sensors to assess energy consumption and wellbeing in domestic environments
  111. Uninterrupted power supply for buildings
  112. Utilities
  113. Voltage
  114. Watt
  115. Why the UK needs to support emerging tech like energy storage
  116. WiFi
  117. Will we burn fossil fuels to power wind turbines in the future?
  118. WiMax
  119. Wind Energy in the United Kingdom
  120. Wind farm
  121. Wind turbine
  122. Wireless electric highways
  123. ZigBee

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