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Changes to lighting ecodesign and energy labelling regulations by EU member states
By November 23, 2020 Read More →

Changes to lighting ecodesign and energy labelling regulations by EU member states

Last week national authorities voted on changes to various requirements in the ecodesign and energy labelling regulations for light sources. LightingEurope has actively contributed to this revision process and is now evaluating the results with our members’ expert group. The official publication of the updated regulations is expected in late spring 2021. LightingEurope has received […]

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By November 20, 2020 Read More →

JTL urges employers to take advantage of government funding and keep skills alive

JTL, the leading national training provider for electrical and heating and plumbing apprenticeships, is launching a new campaign to urge employers to take advantage of the government grants and take on an apprentice. Its new campaign ‘Keep the skills alive and the lights shining’ encourages employers to utilise the cash incentive being offered by the […]

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Baxi Heating commits to net zero operations by 2030
By November 18, 2020 Read More →

Baxi Heating commits to net zero operations by 2030

Leading boiler manufacturer, Baxi Heating UK and Ireland, part of BDR Thermea Group, has today promised to revolutionise the way we heat our homes and buildings. The announcement coincides with the Prime Minister’s 10-point plan for a Green Industrial Revolution and places Baxi Heating at the heart of the ‘heating transformation’ that is required to […]

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By November 12, 2020 Read More →

Ideal Industries to supply IBA Buying Group wholesalers

Ideal Industries, the global leader in electrical accessories, tools and equipment, has signed a supply agreement with The IBA Buying Group Ltd*, making the company’s entire product catalogue available across the IBA’s national network of 87 independent wholesalers across 120 Branches. Amongst the products that will now be available from IBA member independents are Ideal […]

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By November 11, 2020 Read More →

Webinar: Using high-power LED lighting in high heat environments

Heat is the number one enemy when it comes to high-power LED lighting, so what do you do when your lighting project is in an environment where high temperatures are the norm? Whether working in the Middle East or Africa, Southern Europe or Asia, heat is a constant factor, and if you don’t consider this […]

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By November 11, 2020 Read More →

12 Things our homes need for net zero strategies to be achievable

BEAMA has launched its ‘Future Ready Homes’ paper setting out 12 practical actions that need to be at the centre of Government strategies for carbon neutral homes. “Obviously the UK has to get significant infrastructure in place and insulate homes on a large scale,” said Colin Timmins, Director of Member Services at BEAMA, “but there […]

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Sonepar’s Jeff Balentine Joins ETIM NA Electrical Sector Board of Directors
By November 10, 2020 Read More →

Sonepar’s Jeff Balentine Joins ETIM NA Electrical Sector Board of Directors

ETIM North America (NA) has announced that Jeff Balentine, Director of Enterprise Data Management at Sonepar USA, has been appointed to the board of ETIM NA’s Electrical Sector. As a member of the Electrical Sector board, Balentine joins David Oldfather of IDEA and Jon Duffie of Siemens in helping drive adoption of ETIM product classification […]

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EW Awards: Entries are Open!
By November 9, 2020 Read More →

EW Awards: Entries are Open!

Datateam Business Media, publisher of EW magazine, urges brands and wholesalers alike to submit their awards entries to be in with a chance of winning a coveted Electrical Wholesaler Awards trophy. After making the difficult decision to not host a live event in 2020, Datateam Business Media – publisher of EW News and organiser of […]

CompEx urges electricians to stay safe by staying up to date
By November 9, 2020 Read More →

CompEx urges electricians to stay safe by staying up to date

Certification body, CompEx is reminding electricians of the importance of staying up to date with the latest training and qualifications when working within fuel forecourts. CompEx, which has recently launched its new website, developed the Ex07 – Ex08 qualification in consultation with industry to ensure practicing electricians and those that carry out electrical work where […]

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By November 9, 2020 Read More →

ESF annual product safety conference concludes

Focusing on the evolution of product safety during a time of rapid change, Electrical Safety First’s 12th annual product safety conference – A Sustainable Future – highlighted how today’s products must not only be safe to use but also cyber-secure and sustainable. Hosted over two mornings, the first part of the conference reviewed the relationships […]

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