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Laboratory addition enhances quality control for Meridian range

Laboratory addition enhances quality control for Meridian range

C.E.D. have recently installed their own Integrating Sphere (pictured) in the company’s laboratory in Dagenham, in order to verify the photometric and electrical parameters of all Meridian branded lamps against data provided by their appointed manufacturers. Jayanti Velani, C.E.D.’s Technical Director, explained that their sphere is designed to measure the total luminous flux, luminous colour, […]

Trio of project engineer appointments at LED Group ROBUS

Trio of project engineer appointments at LED Group ROBUS

Pictured clockwise: Andy Bax, John Ford and David Wood. LED Group ROBUS has expanded its UK Sales Team and introduced three new Project Engineers. In line with the increasing breadth of the ROBUS product range, incorporating many of the leading commercial fittings in the UK, this new team will offer support on commercial lighting projects. […]

The LIA welcomes Rich Green

The LIA welcomes Rich Green

Rich Green has joined the Lighting Industry Association team as Sales Manager for the LIA’s Laboratories. Mr Green has many years’ experience working in a range of commercial roles. He joins The LIA from Kosnic Lighting Limited, where he had various roles in Retail, Ecommerce, Lighting Design and Bespoke Products. He is delighted to be […]

Megaman UK introduces new General Manager

Megaman UK introduces new General Manager

Megaman UK, the LED lighting solutions distributor, has announced Kevin Burns as the company’s new General Manager. Kevin, who is new to the lighting industry, has many years’ experience with other organisations in the electrical and freight sectors as Commercial Director and is looking forward to specialising in lighting. His main areas of focus at […]

Scolmore sponsors the second Electrical Apprentice of the Year competition

Scolmore sponsors the second Electrical Apprentice of the Year competition

Scolmore Group is continuing its sponsorship of the NICEIC and ELECSA Electrical Apprentice of the Year competition, following the huge success of the inaugural event last year, which attracted more than 400 entrants from across the UK. The second competition launches in September 2016, for all Level 3 students, and will once again seek to […]

Product News

ESP adds new BS5839 compliant isolator switch

ESP adds new BS5839 compliant isolator switch

Fire and security products supplier, ESP, has added a fire isolator switch to its growing fire protection range. With a legal requirement to ensure all new fire alarm systems in the UK are fitted with a mains isolator switch, ESP’s latest addition meets the requirements of the BS5839 Part 1 standard. The Fire isolator Switch […]

Scolmore adds Hotel Key Card Switch to New Media range

Scolmore adds Hotel Key Card Switch to New Media range

With government climate change obligations keeping energy efficiency high on the agenda, Scolmore’s new Hotel Key Card Switch will help reduce energy consumption in hotels and save money. The new Hotel Key Card Switch is an energy saving device which acts as the main electrical switch for the room and is operated by the guest. […]

Redring offers domestic solution with new compact water heater

Redring offers domestic solution with new compact water heater

Redring, the UK electric water heating products manufacturer, has launched the MS6 compact stored water heater, offering an alternative to centralised water heating. The MS6’s compact 6-litre design makes it ideal for supplying a single basin where under sink space is at a premium. The MS6’s Incoloy heating element and whirlflow water flow enable fast […]

Draka’s new Tool Fast Keystone Jack slashes cable termination time by up to 40%

Draka’s new Tool Fast Keystone Jack slashes cable termination time by up to 40%

Draka, part of the Prysmian Group, has launched the Tool Fast Keystone Jack and Tool Fast Installer Tool to speed the termination of Cat5e and Cat6 data cables. The Tool Fast Keystone Jack and Tool Fast Installer Tool are the latest additions to Draka’s Universal Cabling (UC) Connect system. Draka has also launched an angled, […]

New Firefly clips safeguard emergency escape routes

New Firefly clips safeguard emergency escape routes

Falling or hanging cables can pose a major safety hazard in the event of a building fire, a fact recognised by British Standards regulating wiring systems installed above escape routes. Figures show that there were 14 deaths from cable entrapment between 2004 and 2014. Amendments to BS 7671:2008 of the Wiring Regulations (Amendment 3) require […]

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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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Tridonic launches new LED drivers with combined emergency lighting function

Tridonic launches new LED drivers with combined emergency lighting function

Tridonic’s new EM powerLED 45 W LED Drivers in PRO DIM and SELV versions combine normal and emergency lighting modes for LED luminaires in one unit. The compact housings of the installation version save space in the luminaire and the modest space requirements of these combination devices offer greater freedom for luminaire designers. The combination […]

The cutting edge goes heavy duty with Carl Kammerling International

The cutting edge goes heavy duty with Carl Kammerling International

Carl Kammerling International has introduced two heavy-duty cable cutters to its popular C.K tools cutters range – the Heavy Duty Cable Shear and the Heavy Duty Ratchet Cable Cutters. Striking a balance between ease of use, longevity and safety, the cutters have a range of innovative features to ensure optimum performance and customer satisfaction. The […]

A wonderland of new products from Carl Kammerling International

A wonderland of new products from Carl Kammerling International

Carl Kammerling International is looking forward to a strong end to 2016 as its annual Winter Wonderland promotion returns for its third successive year. Following an increase in signups in 2015, the 2016 promotion is expected to deliver a 30% increase in customer sign-ups. The promotion, which runs from 1st September to 31st December features […]