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Hughes Trade celebrates ties with Sonos

Hughes Trade celebrates ties with Sonos

Hughes Trade is celebrating, following its appointment to sub distributor by California-based electronics firm, Sonos. It will now supply the entire range of Sonos products to installers, businesses and large organisations throughout the country – including the company’s own connected technology specialist department, Hughes Smart.

Another successful year for SELECT’s 107th AGM

Another successful year for SELECT’s 107th AGM

SELECT, the trade body for the electrotechnical industry in Scotland recorded another year of positive awareness-raising, outreach and training initiatives its President told Members at the Association’s 107th AGM. Kevin Griffin was re-elected as President of SELECT, and Donald W Orr was elected as Vice President at the meeting, which was held at the Grange […]

Opportunity knocks with SAP

Opportunity knocks with SAP

Electrical wholesalers and installers are being reminded of the opportunities available to them following the recent publication of the latest Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP) 10 and the subsequent decision by the Greater London Assembly (GLA) to use the updated carbon emissions factors.

The shocking truth about installer safety

The shocking truth about installer safety

Professional electricians and installers are risking their lives everyday by not following basic safety procedures, like using a lock out kit or a voltage tester to check charge before starting work, according to new research carried out on behalf of Super Rod and Louise Taggart, who tells her brother Michael’s Story.

Rexel pair ready to tackle Everest for EIC

Rexel pair ready to tackle Everest for EIC

Two Rexel employees will be taking on their biggest challenge ever later this year, as they trek to Everest base camp in a bid to raise thousands of pounds for the Electrical Industry Charity (EIC). The adventure will take place over a two-week period this autumn, starting on the 28 September and ending at the […]

Product News

Hamilton adds Grid option to Metalclad range

Hamilton adds Grid option to Metalclad range

Hamilton Litestat has extended its popular Metalclad wiring accessories range to include grid-fixed plates. The heavy-duty design is known for being suited to robust applications, such as workshops, garages, sheds, schools and industrial premises, and with the look currently on-trend, it works equally well in residential properties, such as warehouse studios/apartments, looking for a modern […]

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Marshall-Tufflex launches extended Firefly fire clips range

Marshall-Tufflex launches extended Firefly fire clips range

To help meet the requirements of the updated BS 7671 IET Wiring Regulations, Marshall-Tufflex has extended its range of Firefly fire clips. In the event of a fire, the clips are designed to prevent cables falling and creating a hazard – providing a safer evacuation and allowing easy access for fire service crews. The Firefly […]

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National Ventilation wins ‘Best Energy Saving Product’ at the Electrical Wholesaler Awards

National Ventilation wins ‘Best Energy Saving Product’ at the Electrical Wholesaler Awards

National Ventilation, a leading UK-based ventilation manufacturer and supplier, has triumphed at the prestigious Electrical Wholesaler Awards 2019. The company’s Monsoon IntelliSystem Heat Recovery Unit took home the ‘Best Energy Saving Product’ award while its Monsoon Zone 1 Silence Range was also Highly Commended in the ‘Best New Product’ category. The Somerset-based company received the […]

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Thorn’s Equaline linear system brings a contemporary edge to any installation

Thorn’s Equaline linear system brings a contemporary edge to any installation

Thorn Lighting has announced the launch of the new generation of Equaline, a flexible, modular LED linear lighting system that lets you create the right solution for any space. The Equaline system provides a continuous row of light to provide a bold and contemporary edge to any interior, whilst the homogenous appearance creates a quality […]

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AICO unveils new stand at FIREX & CEF Live

AICO unveils new stand at FIREX & CEF Live

Aico, the market leader in domestic Fire and Carbon Monoxide Alarms, launched a new and improved stand at this year’s CEF Live and at FIREX shows. The new stand is distinctive and different from the double decker stand Aico showcased at last year’s FIREX. The new design will take the shape of a house, allowing […]

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A la Mode wiring accessories from Scolmore

A la Mode wiring accessories from Scolmore

Scolmore’s Click Mode range of stylish, contemporary, white wiring accessories remains the company’s best-selling wiring accessories collection to date, and is a must-have product range for wholesalers. The range was conceived and developed as a high quality, flexible and modern solution for virtually any domestic wiring requirement. The smooth, contemporary lines of the Mode accessory […]

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Kidde Firexmakes the Grade

Kidde Firexmakes the Grade

A new edition of the Code of Practice for fire alarms in housing – BS 5839-6:2019 – has just been published. Here, important new changes to ‘Grades’ (the reliability of a system in terms of its power sources) include sub-division of Grade D mains smoke and heat alarms into: Grade D1 with a tamper proof […]

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Hamilton receives CEDIA CEU accreditation for its smart control training course

Hamilton receives CEDIA CEU accreditation for its smart control training course

Hamilton Litestat has been approved by international home technology trade association CEDIA to become a CEDIA Continuing Education Unit (CEU) Provider. Hamilton’s training course ‘Essentials in Smart Lighting Control and Audio Systems’, which is run at its facilities in Mere, is now a CEDIA-endorsed training programme, contributing 4CEUs towards this training requirement – CEDIA-certified professionals […]

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