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LED demand driven by lower energy bills

LED demand driven by lower energy bills

Managing director of EcolightingUK, Steve Gardner (pictured), talks about led technology and the results they are achieving in warehouses and distribution centres. The light-emitting diode (LED) is one of today’s most energy-efficient and rapidly-developing lighting technologies. Quality LED light bulbs last longer, are more durable, and offer comparable or better light quality than other types […]

CEF unveils new and improved Bishop Auckland store

CEF unveils new and improved Bishop Auckland store

CEF, the UK’s leading electrical wholesaler, is celebrating the move of its Bishop Auckland store to new and improved premises on Abraham Enterprise Business Park with a grand opening on Thursday 15th August. Local electricians and tradespeople are invited to the official opening day, which will be packed with special offers, food and refreshments as […]

Rexel hits the road for charity

Rexel hits the road for charity

A team of 12 brave cyclists are preparing to take on a 450-mile ride to raise funds for the Electrical Industries Charity (EIC) and Macmillan Cancer Support later this year. The mammoth challenge will take place in September with the riders starting their journey in Paris and finishing up at Rexel UK HQ in Birmingham […]

Chichester wholesaler scoops industry award

Chichester wholesaler scoops industry award

The Chichester branch of electrical wholesaler Kew Electrical has been named best individual branch in the UK. The award-winning electrical wholesaling company has had a branch in Chichester since 2003 and now employs 18 people in the town.

Electrium talks Overvoltage Protection and Commercial Installations

Electrium talks Overvoltage Protection and Commercial Installations

Electrical installations in commercial premises are not mentioned very often when discussing the new wiring regulations. The irony is that, in some cases, it’s the commercial premises and their users that are most likely to benefit from the new standards.

Product News

Kidde Safety Europe makes the Grade

Kidde Safety Europe makes the Grade

A straightforward, low-cost early warning, installation of interconnected mains smoke and heat alarms is an essential first step in making all housing safer. The Kidde Firex smoke and heat alarm range includes product options to meet either Grade D1 or D2 requirements of the new BS 5839-6: 2019 Code of Practice. However, Firex alarms can […]

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New Axiom LED Site Lighting

New Axiom LED Site Lighting

The CED Electrical Group’s 25th Anniversary has seen Axiom take on the Site Electrics range, which now boasts a new offering of IP54 LED Site Lighting. Starting with Rechargeable and Portable Worklights, there are 10w/12v, 20w/12v and 30w/14.5v options built in aluminium with glass diffusers, plus a 15w/13v Task Light with USB port. In Floodlights, […]

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Innovative Ellis improves on its tried, tested and trusted cable hangers

Innovative Ellis improves on its tried, tested and trusted cable hangers

The world’s leading cable cleat manufacturer, Ellis has shown that innovation doesn’t have to be restricted to new product development; having enhanced a product that has been one of its best-sellers for over 20-years. Stephen Walton, Ellis’ technical director, said: “We’ve been successfully manufacturing and selling our cable hangers for two decades, and it’s fair […]

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Electrical Test Meters

Electrical Test Meters

A range of electrical test meters suitable for everyone – from the DIY’er up to the professional electrician – using clever technology to make the devices quick and simple to use. Philex, the market leader in signal distribution equipment, has announced the launch of a range of Electrical Testing equipment under its Labgear brand. Using […]

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Twice as fast charging with Scolmore’s twin USB charging port

Twice as fast charging with Scolmore’s twin USB charging port

Scolmore has upgraded its 13A 2-Gang USB socket with two USB charging ports that are both capable of delivering 5V 2.1A simultaneously. This allows for optimum charging of two devices at the same time, without fear of fluctuations in the power supply interfering with the charging process. Unlike some products on the market, the total […]

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Signify partners with AppHarvest to boost greenhouse yields

Signify partners with AppHarvest to boost greenhouse yields

Signify, a world leader in lighting, has partnered with AppHarvest to help the company increase efficiency and boost yields using significantly fewer resources in its 25 hectare greenhouse in Morehead, Ky., USA. The greenhouse will be fitted with a hybrid LED lighting system, utilising Signify’s Philips GreenPower LED toplighting compact and Agrolux high pressure sodium […]

Marshall-Tufflex makes move to Watford

Marshall-Tufflex makes move to Watford

Leading cable management solutions manufacturer Marshall-Tufflex, and sister brand Bendex, are relocating its London distribution and collection branch from Walthamstow to Watford. The move has been designed to provide a better service to customers, and as of Friday 26th July, the Walthamstow branch will be closed and the new branch will be operational from Monday […]

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ESP provides CC-TEA-V security solution

ESP provides CC-TEA-V security solution

When it came to replacing an old and faulty CCTV system at its manufacturing and warehouse site in Quedgeley in Gloucestershire, Richard Green, engineer at The Tea Factory, was keen to source a system using the latest 4MP technology and it was security specialist, ESP, who provided the solution. Following a site survey conducted by […]

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