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Philips GreenPower LED lighting installations help cucumbers grow year-round

Philips GreenPower LED lighting installations help cucumbers grow year-round

World leader in lighting, Signify, has announced that both Jardins Réunis and Cheminant have installed Philips GreenPower LED toplighting and Philips GreenPower LED interlighting in their new cucumber greenhouses in the Nantes region of France. This marks the first time LED lighting has been used to grow high-wire cucumbers in France – and solidifies the […]

By January 14, 2019 Read More →
Government plans to stop online WEEE non-compliance welcomed by Recolight

Government plans to stop online WEEE non-compliance welcomed by Recolight

The new position set out in the Government’s Resources and Waste Strategy means that non-compliant internet sellers will now be liable for the WEEE compliance of product they sell online.

By January 10, 2019 Read More →
Aico welcomes new team of Scottish Specification Managers

Aico welcomes new team of Scottish Specification Managers

The UK’s market leader in domestic mains powered Fire and Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarms, Aico, has announced a new team of Regional Specification Managers (RSMs) covering Scotland: Krys Wallace RSM for Scotland North; Tony Boyle RSM for Scotland West; and David Richmond RSM for Scotland East.

ECA guide installers through 18th Edition Wiring Regulations

ECA guide installers through 18th Edition Wiring Regulations

BS 7671, also known as the 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations, came into full effect on January 1st 2019, with the changes first introduced in July 2018. The new publication is essential for all electrotechnical designers and installers, with changes varying from simple rewordings to some complete Regulation overhauls. Additionally, BS 7671 is not […]

SELECT highlights safety risks of counterfeit manuals

SELECT highlights safety risks of counterfeit manuals

The industry body for Scotland’s electrical sector professionals, SELECT, has once again highlighted the ongoing threat of poor and potentially dangerous electrical work, as it is revealed that counterfeit copies of vital wiring regulations are being offered for sale.

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Vent-Axia’s Lo-Carbon Svara competition winner blown away by TV prize

Vent-Axia’s Lo-Carbon Svara competition winner blown away by TV prize

Leading British ventilation manufacturer, Vent-Axia, is delighted to announce that William Payne of N&W Services Catering Engineers has won its Lo-Carbon Svara competition. On 6th November the lucky winner was thrilled to receive his prize, a 49” curved Samsung Smart TV, which was presented to him by Stephen Totman, Product Marketing Manager at Vent-Axia. Mr […]

Timeguard brings existing appliances into the Internet of Things

Timeguard brings existing appliances into the Internet of Things

Appliances don’t need to be “WiFi ready” to be controlled from a phone any more. All you need to do is replace a fused spur or switch with one of Timeguard’s new FST WiFi units, pair it with the home wi-fi and download the free Timeguard App. So now, any space or water heater can […]

Ellis Extends Trident reach

Ellis Extends Trident reach

Ellis has extended its range of plastic trefoil cable cleats, making it suitable for electrical cables up to a diameter of 83mm. Trident, which is a trefoil polymeric cleat, was introduced by Ellis in 2016 in order to give the North Yorkshire company greater traction in Continental Europe where similar products are in high demand. […]

New Catalogue for GreenBrook

New Catalogue for GreenBrook

GreenBrook have a brand new catalogue for 2019, featuring all their new lighting, PowerBreaker, Weatherproof and Norslo ranges. Please call 01279 772 772 for your copy.

New range of Stanley Power Supplies available from Power-Brands

New range of Stanley Power Supplies available from Power-Brands

The new Stanley Innovative Power Supplies Range features a modular design with a rugged, anodised aluminium extrusion providing strength and durability for the professional, workshop or DIY project. Created with versatility as its focus, the range can be customised with modular components for ultimate flexibility with a desired power solution for every situation. The range […]

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Planners back Marshall-Tufflex GRP trunking solution for iconic Brighton hotel

Planners back Marshall-Tufflex GRP trunking solution for iconic Brighton hotel

An aggressive coastal location coupled with conservation regulations were key challenges for contractors tasked with installing a new air conditioning system at Brighton’s historic Grand hotel. Marshall-Tufflex’s Glass Reinforced Polyester (GRP) cable management system fitted the bill perfectly thanks to its corrosion-resistance, long-lasting durability and a heritage sensitive sand colour that perfectly complemented the building’s […]

Stirling Council makes Scolmore its one-stop-solution

Stirling Council makes Scolmore its one-stop-solution

As councils and housing associations across the country continue to review and improve their fire safety provisions in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, there has been a growing need to install wired smoke detectors in residential buildings. With this requirement adding to the financial burden of already overstretched local councils, one council has […]

Luceco and Ensigna Construction shine at Harris Academy Merton

Luceco and Ensigna Construction shine at Harris Academy Merton

The London-based academy was optimised with LED lighting technology to accommodate assembly areas, as well as a range of different indoor sports activities and a multitude of additional functions within the school calendar. Luceco and Ensigna Construction provided a notably cost effective and energy efficient lighting solution in the form of LED LuxPanels, installed in […]