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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.

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Delta Electronics joins the Climate Innovation Forum 2019

Delta Electronics joins the Climate Innovation Forum 2019

The 3rd July saw the Climate Innovation Forum become the first of a series of regional UK events aimed at promoting innovations designed to solve carbon emission challenges from transport, energy and buildings, while striving for the creation of a zero waste world.

Industry first software package launched by Rexel

Industry first software package launched by Rexel

Electrical distributor, Rexel, has announced the launch of the industry’s first Cloud based software package, called Esabora. The new package is designed to help contractors and installers save time and money by reducing the amount of day to day paperwork, whilst enabling them to provide a higher level of service to customers. Esabora also includes […]

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18th Edition, six months on

18th Edition, six months on

As we approach six-months since the 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations were introduced, Bureau Veritas has revealed that the new framework is helping to raise safety standards in surge protection, electric vehicle infrastructure and energy efficiency.

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Hughes Electrical celebrates new concept and new store opening

Hughes Electrical celebrates new concept and new store opening

Hughes Electrical has announced the opening of its first ever “Outlet” store in Ipswich – as well as the launch of a brand-new concept. The branch on Felixstowe Road offers customers a wide range of domestic appliances with savings of up to 50 percent – including cookers, fridges, freezers, washing machines, dryers, microwaves and TVs.

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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.

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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 […]

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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.

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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.

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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 […]

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