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Electrium sheds light on 18th Edition RCDs
By January 23, 2019 Read More →

Electrium sheds light on 18th Edition RCDs

Typically, when people are talking about RCDs and the 18th edition it’s a good thing… but not all the time. Electrium, home to brands such as Crabtree and Wylex, explains that sometimes it can be dangerous. Electrium has recently come across reports that an RCD company is encouraging its customers to standardise on one type […]

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Schneider Electric champions advancement of gender equality and inclusion
By January 18, 2019 Read More →

Schneider Electric champions advancement of gender equality and inclusion

In recognition of its commitment and progress towards gender equality and inclusion across the Group, Schneider Electric has received two significant accolades, being one of the 230 companies included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). The company – a global leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation – received, for the first […]

Philips GreenPower LED lighting installations help cucumbers grow year-round
By January 14, 2019 Read More →

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 […]

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Government plans to stop online WEEE non-compliance welcomed by Recolight
By January 10, 2019 Read More →

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.

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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.

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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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IDEAL Networks new ownership boosts “innovation and growth”

IDEAL Networks new ownership boosts “innovation and growth”

CBPE Capital (“CBPE”) has acquired a majority ownership position in IDEAL Networks, a market leading provider of portable handsets for data cable and network testing, validation and certification. CBPE is acquiring the business from its former parent, IDEAL INDUSTRIES and will be investing alongside the incumbent management team led by Paul Walsh, CEO. Terms of […]

Hamilton support next-generation electricians at SPARKS ‘Meet the Lecturer’ events

Hamilton support next-generation electricians at SPARKS ‘Meet the Lecturer’ events

Hamilton Litestat has confirmed its 2019 partnership with SPARKS, continuing its ongoing initiative to support the next generation of professional electricians with training and education by participating in three regional SPARKS events.

Megaman launches new Ingenium ZB App
By December 14, 2018 Read More →

Megaman launches new Ingenium ZB App

Megaman has announced the launch of a new Ingenium ZB App for use with the Ingenium ZB smart home system. The new app has been developed to replace the previous version and existing users will need to upgrade as soon as possible. The upgraded app will allow for greater functionality with Google and Google enabled […]

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