Industry News

EDA celebrates Apprenticeship Service landmark

EDA celebrates Apprenticeship Service landmark

Nineteen-year-old Jonathan McArdle is the 2000th apprentice to join the UK’s electro-technical sector through EDA Apprenticeship Plus, the organisation behind the apprenticeship service for members and affiliates of the Electrical Distributors’ Association (EDA).

Posted in: EDA Update, Industry News
Tags: ,
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 […]

Posted in: Industry News
Tags:
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 […]

Posted in: Industry News
Tags:
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 […]

Posted in: Featured, Industry News
Tags: ,
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.

Posted in: Industry News
Tags:
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 […]

Posted in: Industry News
Tags:
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.

Posted in: Featured, Industry News
Tags:
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.

Posted in: Industry News
Tags: