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Lighting legislation, compliance control and production testing – are you in the know?


Lighting legislation, compliance control and production testing – are you in the know?


Do you understand all the legislative requirements when placing lighting products on the market? If you are unsure or have any questions then sign up for the Lighting Industry Academy’s new course covering Lighting Legislation, Compliance Control and Production Testing. This one day course will take you through the relevant regulations and directives. Explaining how […]

Electrorad appoints new Commercial Manager

With continued growth year on year, Electrorad has announced the appointment of Clive Haley as its new Commercial Manager. Electrorad has been in an enviable position for over three years with a marked growth in sales and was looking for someone who could help the business continue onto the next level. Clive brings with him […]

Around the world in 80 days with the Electrical Industries Charity

Around the world in 80 days with the Electrical Industries Charity

The Electrical Industries Charity invites you to get active this summer by taking on a walking challenge of 80 days around the world while raising vital funds for the Dickinson family. The Charity’s journey around the world is part of its new Challenge for a Cause campaign, which aims to raise £250,000 to transform the […]

EW Awards winners honoured at gala celebration and dinner in London

EW Awards winners honoured at gala celebration and dinner in London

The fourth Electrical Wholesaler Awards provided the opportunity for wholesalers and manufacturers alike to celebrate those within their industry who go that extra mile and stand out in their sector. And at a fabulous awards dinner, hosted by TV’s Ryan Philpott, at the London Lancaster Hotel (May 18), the industry gathered to honour the best […]

Nominations open for inaugural Smart Solutions Awards

Nominations open for inaugural Smart Solutions Awards

  Nominations are now open for the first ever Smart Solutions Awards, which will be held at UK Construction Week 2017. The awards – sponsored by Schneider Electric, Legrand and Vent-Axia ­– will recognise installers, manufacturers and wholesalers. Smart Solutions is a new online resource, developed by Voltimum, guiding electrotechnical professionals along the journey towards […]

Product News

Ahead of the curve – Scolmore launches the most comprehensive wiring accessories range to date

Ahead of the curve – Scolmore launches the most comprehensive wiring accessories range to date

Scolmore’s new collection of premium decorative wiring accessories – Deco Plus – brings even greater choice and flexibility at the high-end sector of the market. The result of 18 months’ development, Deco Plus comprises more than 800 premium decorative metal wiring accessory products, and introduces smooth, contemporary curves that will have wide-ranging appeal with contractors, […]

New range of LED Bulk Heads added to ESP’s Emergency Lighting range

New range of LED Bulk Heads added to ESP’s Emergency Lighting range

Leading security products manufacturer, ESP, has expanded its Duceri Emergency Lighting range with a new collection of LED Bulk Heads. Combining high performance with ease of installation, the range comprises four circular 14W LED Bulk Heads and one standard 5W LED Bulk Head. There are two 14W LED Emergency Circular Bulk Heads – one with […]

Carl Kammerling International turns a new leaf with all brand product catalogue

Carl Kammerling International turns a new leaf with all brand product catalogue

In response to customers, quality hand tools and security solutions supplier, Carl Kammerling International, has launched an all brand product catalogue – its first in over five years. Feedback had revealed a preference for one ‘Carl Kammerling International Product Bible’. The 326-page catalogue features over 2,500 products from all of the company’s brands: C.K tools, […]

PAC8 App managed controller – big in features but small in size

PAC8 App managed controller – big in features but small in size

PAC has launched the new PAC8, a compact, feature rich single door controller, managed via an App with a secure Cloud back end. Because PAC8 is App-based, it removes the need for a PC to control the system. And despite its compact size, PAC8 retains 90% of the features found in comparable PC-based systems. Using […]

Varilight introduces screwless faceplate options to Powergrid series

Varilight introduces screwless faceplate options to Powergrid series

Varilight has added “screwless” faceplates to its popular PowerGrid series, with hidden fixing screws and clip-on faceplates. Screwless PowerGrid faceplates are now available as 1, 2, 3 and 4-gang options across a wide range of decorative metal finishes, including brushed steel, polished chrome and brushed brass, as well as Varilight’s high gloss premium white plastic […]

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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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Commitment to quality assurance secures important inaugural LIA award for Tamlite Lighting

Commitment to quality assurance secures important inaugural LIA award for Tamlite Lighting

UK lighting manufacturer Tamlite Lighting has been recognised for its commitment to best practice, excellence and quality assurance by the Lighting Industry Association’s Quality Assurance (LIAQA) Award. Tamlite is the first company to be bestowed this prestigious annual award. Tamlite’s win was announced at the LIA’s annual luncheon in London – an event which brings […]

Adam Garner of Dodd Group is the lucky winner in SWA’s national Tauras Challenge

Adam Garner of Dodd Group is the lucky winner in SWA’s national Tauras Challenge

Hundreds of installers from all over the UK were challenged to see how quickly they could install  SWA’s Tauras Cable Gland Kit against a conventional SWA Gland. Pictured is SWA’s regional engineer Mike Allen (left) presenting winner, Adam Garner, of Dodd Group, with his prize – £500 worth of holiday vouchers. SWA’s Marketing Manager, Colin […]

Light Efficient Design UK launches multi-directional retrofit LED high bay

Light Efficient Design UK launches multi-directional retrofit LED high bay

Light Efficient Design UK Limited has launched the LED 8030M high bay retrofit. Replacing up to 400 watt HIDs with 140 watt LED it offers up to 70% energy and carbon savings as well as bright white light (>80 CRI). Available in 4000K and 5700K CCT, the multi-directional LED-8030M shines light up, down and sideways […]