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It’s going to be a night to remember at powerBall 2016

It’s going to be a night to remember at powerBall 2016

Guests at powerBall 2016 can look forward to an unforgettable night with breath-taking entertainment from the Jersey Boys to look forward to. Book your table now to avoid disappointment. This year, City Electrical Factors (CEF) is the headline sponsor for this prestigious event in the electrical industry’s calendar which takes place on Friday, 11 November […]

By September 29, 2016 Read More →
Paul Schwenk joins Theben Executive Board

Paul Schwenk joins Theben Executive Board

Theben AG, which specialises in KNX building systems technology, motion detectors and presence detectors for offices, public buildings and private homes, has announced a major new appointment. Paul Sebastian Schwenk will take office as a member of the Executive Board of marketing, business development, digitalisation, IT and HR, as well as the innovative smart energy business […]

By September 23, 2016 Read More →
ECA judges go wild about Harry Bartle of Chris Bowker Ltd – winner of the ECA Edmundson Apprentice of the Year Award

ECA judges go wild about Harry Bartle of Chris Bowker Ltd – winner of the ECA Edmundson Apprentice of the Year Award

The ECA Edmundson Apprentice of the Year Award winners were announced at a prestigious ceremony in London on September 21st, with Harry Bartle, 21, of Morecambe-based ECA member-firm Chris Bowker Ltd, being crowned this year’s winner. Harry beat off stiff competition from three other regional winners: Luke Towers, of Eaton Electrical Ltd, Joshua Lee, of […]

By September 22, 2016 Read More →

Epicor Announces the ‘Customer of the Year’ Global Winners in the 2016 Customer Excellence Awards Programme

Companies recognised for leveraging Epicor solutions and services to transform and grow business Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, announced today the ‘Customer of the Year’ winners in its 2016 Epicor Customer Excellence Global Awards programme. Launched earlier this year, the global awards programme recognises innovative organisations […]

By September 22, 2016 Read More →
Crompton Lamps announce Kitching as new MD

Crompton Lamps announce Kitching as new MD

Crompton Lamps, the UK lamps and LED specialist, has appointed Adrian Kitching (pictured) as Managing Director. Kitching has been in senior roles in the electrical industry, most recently with Megaman, for more than 28 years. He has a strong technical background and is enthusiastic about the development of lighting technology. He says: “It’s important in this […]

By September 16, 2016 Read More →

Product News

New dimmable LED fire rated downlights – the Vela range

New dimmable LED fire rated downlights – the Vela range

Ready for the lighting season why not have a look at the GreenBrook range of LED fire rated downlights – the Vela range. Available in Fixed, Tilt and the hugely popular Anti-glare options, these attractive and compact low profile fittings (only 57mm deep) are offered in matt white with a choice of replaceable bezel colours from the contemporary matt black to […]

By September 8, 2016 Read More →
High power options added to Varilight V-Pro dimmer series

High power options added to Varilight V-Pro dimmer series

Varilight’s market leading V-Pro LED dimmers series has been enhanced with new high power versions available across the range. The new dimmers are designed to control up to 30 dimmable LEDs with a maximum load rating for LED of 300W. In independent tests, Varilight’s V-Pro dimmer has been shown to outperform other LED dimmers in the market. To […]

By September 8, 2016 Read More →
Vent-Axia revives social housing ventilation

Vent-Axia revives social housing ventilation

Vent-Axia has launched the intelligent Lo-Carbon Revive, a new filter-less unitary fan designed to meet the needs of social housing. Boasting powerful, quiet, efficient ventilation, Revive provides good indoor air quality and comfort while being quick and easy to install and reliable. Revive is designed to offer simple specification. Highly versatile Revive offers a choice of run speeds for multiple […]

By September 8, 2016 Read More →
BIM (Revit) files now available from www.luceco.com

BIM (Revit) files now available from www.luceco.com

Luceco has launched a suite of BIM Files created in Revit, covering their range of commercial LED luminaires. This now enables their clients to download the information they require to aid the design process and create Building Models. Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a collaborative way of working, intended to increase the speed of the construction industry, using digital technologies. BIM uses […]

By September 8, 2016 Read More →
Cost-saving LED lighting solution from Scolmore

Cost-saving LED lighting solution from Scolmore

Lighting and wiring accessories manufacturer, Scolmore Group, has added to its popular Inceptor range of integrated LED Downlights, with a non-fire-rated version –a high-quality, cost-saving LED solution. The Inceptor Pico Fixed Integrated LED Downlight is ideal for applications where there is no requirement for a fire-rated fitting. It combines a number of features which sets it apart. With its 47mm profile, it […]

By September 8, 2016 Read More →

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Smart thinking with Kidde

Smart thinking with Kidde

With growing demand for carbon monoxide alarms alongside smoke and heat alarms in housing, Kidde’s unique Smart Interconnect facility offers better audibility and whole home protection, increasing the appeal of its hard-wired ranges. And it’s not just products where Kidde is adding value, with new customer service initiatives as well. BS 5839 Part 6: 2013, […]

By February 3, 2015 Read More →

LIA statement on directional halogen lamp ban

September 1st 2016 saw Stage 3 of the Energy Related Products Regulation 1194/2012 take effect. This means that directional (reflector) mains voltage halogen lamps such as GU10, R63, R50 etc, are no longer allowed to be placed on the market. Products captured by this regulation that are already placed on the market according to the […]

By September 16, 2016 Read More →
AW Electrical marathon runners help two great good causes

AW Electrical marathon runners help two great good causes

Anthony Oliveri, a company director at AW Electrical Suppliers, in Great Cambridge Road, Enfield, tackled two marathons in two days during a testing charity challenge in Iceland. The Laugavegurinn Trail covered 56 miles, with wilderness camping under the sun. At the time of the trek, Iceland had an average temperature of just 10 degrees Centigrade, […]

By September 16, 2016 Read More →
Creating a better future with the Electrical Industries Charity

Creating a better future with the Electrical Industries Charity

The Electrical Industries Charity has launched its Practical Participation Programme to expand the support network and allow electrical industry professionals to show their support to people who need help the most. The programme offers an opportunity for companies to get involved using their unique skills of time, equipment and materials to provide the best practical […]

By September 12, 2016 Read More →