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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 […]

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Intelligent emergency lighting enables building control and better safety

Intelligent emergency lighting enables building control and better safety

By Russ Sharer, Vice President of Global Marketing and Business Development for Fulham Co – manufacturer of innovative and energy-efficient lighting sub-systems and components for lighting manufacturers worldwide.

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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.

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.

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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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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Emergency power in focus
By November 29, 2018 Read More →

Emergency power in focus

Jenny Paramore, Product Marketing Specialist for ABB Emergi-Lite highlights the difference between Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) and Central Power Supplies (CPSs) and shares some advice on how the industry should ensure that installations will work as expected to provide power to guide people to safety if the worst should happen.

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Safe isolation: Wholesalers in prime position to offer safe maintenance solutions
By September 26, 2018 Read More →

Safe isolation: Wholesalers in prime position to offer safe maintenance solutions

Wholesalers are ideally placed to offer a complete electrical safety solution, whether it’s a quick fix for an electrician who is on-site and does not have the right locking off device, or for maintenance teams who need complete test kits that will keep them safe wherever they are working, says Martindale Electric. Implementing safe isolation […]

A breath of fresh air
By September 26, 2018 Read More →

A breath of fresh air

With growing awareness of the dangers of poor indoor air quality, effective ventilation is now key to the energy and sustainability agenda. Lee Stones, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Glen Dimplex Heating & Ventilation, discusses recent policy changes surrounding ventilation and how electrical wholesalers can support customers in helping to improve the quality of air […]

How to build a business that can compete with Amazon
By September 26, 2018 Read More →

How to build a business that can compete with Amazon

The rise of e-commerce giants like Amazon has transformed how brands engage with consumers and Amazon ‘owns’ the largest share of the pie. Electrical equipment is one of the many industries that have become heavily commoditised in recent years, enabling Amazon to move in quickly. Paul Black, CEO, sales-i, offers some advice on how electrical […]