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Inventor of blue LED lights wins at IET Achievement Awards

Inventor of blue LED lights wins at IET Achievement Awards

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has named the winners of its 2017 Achievement Awards. One of this year’s most significant awards, the Mountbatten Medal, goes to Nobel Prize winner Professor Shuji Nakamura for his pioneering work to develop blue LEDs and lasers. The IET Achievement Awards recognise individuals from around the world who […]

By November 20, 2017 Read More →
Klein Tools donates tools to help Salvation Army project in Athens

Klein Tools donates tools to help Salvation Army project in Athens

Klein Tools has provided tools for the Salvation Army in Greece, to help the charity upgrade its Athens support centre which helps thousands of people seeking asylum in the city.   There are some 60,000 refugees in Greece, with thousands more arriving daily from Iran, Afghanistan and Syria. Since March 2016, new refugees arriving in […]

By November 17, 2017 Read More →
Scolmore expands marketing team

Scolmore expands marketing team

Scolmore Group has announced two new appointments to the marketing team, as the company invests in high calibre candidates to strengthen its market-leading position within the electrical industry. Katie Plumstead joins the company as marketing assistant and will work with the marketing director to develop and implement marketing campaigns across all traditional, digital and social […]

By November 17, 2017 Read More →
ACI finds more unsafe cable for sale in the UK

ACI finds more unsafe cable for sale in the UK

Dangerous flexible cord cable that could cause injury or death has been found on sale in the UK following random market place sampling by the Approved Cables Initiative (ACI). The cables, manufactured by Italian company Triveneta Cavi, failed the British and European Standards flex test, exposing copper conductors. The ACI is warning that the exposed […]

By November 17, 2017 Read More →

Philips Lighting reaches milestone 1,000th connected LED street lighting installation in Cardiff

Philips Lighting has delivered its 1,000th project using its Philips CityTouch street light management system. The milestone project, involving installing more than 14,000 Philips connected LED street lights in the City of Cardiff, supports safety and security in the Welsh capital and will help reduce the city’s carbon footprint through massive energy savings and increase […]

By November 15, 2017 Read More →

Product News

New compact, fire-rated dimmable downlight from Scolmore

New compact, fire-rated dimmable downlight from Scolmore

Additions to Scolmore’s Inceptor integrated LED downlights – Inceptor Nano5 – introduce compact, fire-rated, dimmable downlights, with an array of features. These high-performance, 4.8W LED lighting products are suitable for various domestic applications. There are two models – Inceptor Nano5 Fixed and Inceptor Nano5 Adjustable – each feature a highpowered driver, which is as small […]

By November 13, 2017 Read More →
ESP expands 1080p wireless CCTV Kits range

ESP expands 1080p wireless CCTV Kits range

ESP is looking to capitalise on the success of its 1080p HDView Wire Free CCTV Kit with three new kits, providing even greater choice of CCTV systems for the domestic market. The existing two-camera kit which features white cameras is also now available with black cameras, while new, four-camera kits have been added – also […]

By November 13, 2017 Read More →
Goodlight’s GX range offers robust, weatherproof LED

Goodlight’s GX range offers robust, weatherproof LED

LED Eco Lights has expanded its Goodlight range of energy efficient, low-maintenance solutions for commercial and industrial lighting, with its GX range of robust, weatherproof LED replacement luminaires. The GX range replaces HID lighting, comprising three styles based around functionality. The ultra-bright pendant high bay and low bay fixtures ‘flood’ areas with uniform lighting, while […]

By November 13, 2017 Read More →
Fused switched spur with countdown/boost timer

Fused switched spur with countdown/boost timer

GreenBrook’s fused connection unit with a boost timer is ideal for use with all heating, hot water and lighting systems, including LED. With a flexible boost time ranging from 15 minutes to 23 hours, this products is suitable for typical domestic use (immersion heaters, panel heaters, electric towel rails) however offering an additional advantage for […]

By November 13, 2017 Read More →
140+ lumens per watt sets price performance standard

140+ lumens per watt sets price performance standard

Light Efficient Design UK high quality retrofit LED corn lamps are more efficient than ever. Compared to a typical 100 watt imported corn lamp, Light Efficient Design’s equivalent product uses just 65 watts to produce similar lumens for a cost lower price. So customers can save money when buying and continue to reap the benefits […]

By November 13, 2017 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, […]

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Accountancy apprenticeship adds up for electrical wholesaler

Accountancy apprenticeship adds up for electrical wholesaler

Following the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy, electrical wholesaler, CEF, has enrolled 10 members of its UK finance team on a range of professional accounting qualifications as a result of the company’s use of the apprenticeship levy. Whilst many employers have struggled to get to grips with the £3bln Government Apprenticeship Levy, electrical experts CEF […]

By November 15, 2017 Read More →
Aico website now offers virtual tour facility

Aico website now offers virtual tour facility

Aico Ltd, a UK leader in residential Fire and Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarms, has introduced a 360° tour feature to its website www.aico.co.uk. Visitors can now take a virtual walk around Aico’s Centre of Excellence and one of its Mobile Training & Demo Units. Opened in 2015, the Centre of Excellence at Aico’s Oswestry head […]

By November 13, 2017 Read More →
The evolution of great design

The evolution of great design

The original, super-compact Timeguard NIGHTeyes – probably the first “designer floodlights” – have had another boost. Timeguard engineers have designed new PIR detectors that fit inside the sleek lines of the casing with its integral lens. Not only does it look great, it also makes the detectors less vulnerable to mechanical damage. Slave terminals for […]

By November 13, 2017 Read More →