Industry News

New study reveals a 366% increase in females becoming tradeswomen in the UK

A new study by GoCompare Van has found a growing increase in the number of females taking on ‘trade jobs’ in the UK – a space usually dominated by males. The study which analysed the biggest trade jobs women are stepping into identified a rise in the number of women learning the trade younger. Results […]

Ecolighting UK consolidates three divisions to form Eco UK Group

National energy solutions provider EcolightingUK has announced the consolidation of its three divisions to form Eco UK Group. The Ecolighting, Ecomech and Ecolectrical divisions will be brought together under the new brand to provide a streamlined service for its customers and support the continued advancement of the organisation’s service offerings. Following consistent growth, the Group […]

Expert Advice: How landlords & electricians can conduct EICR reports safely

Electrical fires at home are a growing problem in the UK with over 53% of accidental fires occurring from an electrical fault in 2019. Supported by statistics from the Home Office, there was a total of 26 reported deaths in 2019 relating to domestic fires caused by electrical issues. A staggering 19,000 electrical fires were […]

TECC enjoys successful lift-off with Apollo PAT test kits

TECC enjoys successful lift-off with Apollo PAT test kits

Investment in the latest appliance testing technology is helping a specialist electrical contracting business to introduce dedicated company-wide testing protocols and standards as part of a nationwide expansion programme. Formerly known as South West PAT Test Ltd, the electrical contracting company started in 2006 by Managing Director Peter McCallum has recently rebranded as The Electrical […]

York becomes LEW’s 14th branch

York becomes LEW’s 14th branch

York has become the home of LEW Electrical Distributors 14th branch. This will become Lew’s seventh branch in Yorkshire. Located on Alexandra Court, off James Street, LEW York has now been open to the public and trade from March 1st. Headed up by Phill Middleton and assisted by Andy Green, LEW York has a wealth […]

Product News

Akuvox launches A05C Smart Access Control Reader

Akuvox launches A05C Smart Access Control Reader

CIE, a leading distributor of audiovisual and security brands, is pleased to announce the UK launch of the A05C from Akuvox, featuring face recognition and multi-format contactless authentication. The A05C is the first of Akuvox’s brand new series of smart IP access control readers and features a distinct 5″ HD colour screen that is attractive […]

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ESP offers fire system commissioning service

ESP offers fire system commissioning service

As part of its comprehensive range of fire protection solutions for the professional electrical contract market, ESP also offers a commissioning service, which is designed to ensure that all installed ESP systems operate correctly and are fully compliant with the latest BS5839-1 regulations. This latest development means that contractors can now take advantage of a […]

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Kerridge launches Sales Rep Portal to assist remote sales teams

Kerridge launches Sales Rep Portal to assist remote sales teams

Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS)has extended its online trading offering with the launch of K8 Sales Rep Portal, a quick-to-deploy, web-based product that allows field sales teams to take orders while working away from the office. The site can be accessed from anywhere with a suitable internet connection and can be used on smartphone and tablet […]

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BEG updates Lighting Control App

BEG updates Lighting Control App

The BEG Lighting Control Appwhich turns a smartphone into a remote control for end users has undergone a complete refresh to offer an even more intuitive and personalised experience. The new design provides a quick and easy orientation that makes programming for unidirectional and bidirectional products even more simpler. The new updated and renamed Beg […]

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Aico launches new eco-fit range

Aico launches new eco-fit range

As part of its drive to be more environmentally conscious, Aico has announced the launch of its new eco-fit range of alarms. Aico is continuously evaluating and innovating their product ranges and services; this new range contributes to the company’s wider commitment to sustainability and the environment. The eco-fit range is Aico’s most eco-friendly range […]

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CMD provides power solution for Birmingham office

CMD provides power solution for Birmingham office

CMD Ltd, a leading UK manufacturer of office power and connectivity solutions, has supplied almost 3km of Betatrak underfloor powertrack for the 240,000ft² 3 Arena Central development in Birmingham, along with under desk power modules, workstation power modules, floor boxes and grommets. The grade A office building is a showpiece commercial development for the city, […]

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CP Electronics provide a flexible and versatile lighting control solution for Halesowen College

CP Electronics provide a flexible and versatile lighting control solution for Halesowen College

CP Electronics has supplied a variety of lighting controls for the continued refurbishment of Halesowen College, Whittingham Road Campus. The project, which has been ongoing since 2008, has seen a number of outdated 1960’s buildings replaced with a series of high specification facilities to meet the modern needs of an educational space, in an energy […]

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Luceco relights Dubai Municipality Fruit & Veg Market

Luceco relights Dubai Municipality Fruit & Veg Market

Luceco has recently supplied a complete package of cost effective LED luminaires to The Central Fruit & Vegetable Market at Al Warsan in the Dubai Municipality. The 50,000 sqm fully air-conditioned warehousing was relit with over 2000 Ceres HighBay fittings. IP65 rated, Ceres benefits from a computer designed die-cast aluminium housing with vortex cooling for […]

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