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