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Engineering services bodies issue coronavirus site safety guides

Engineering services bodies issue coronavirus site safety guides

Leading engineering services sector bodies ECA and BESA have jointly developed two new guides to help contractors to manage coronavirus-related issues on site. The new guides will be freely available to the wider industry during the current emergency. They provide sector-relevant guidance for engineering and building services contractors working across construction and FM in two […]

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Electrical wholesale sector is open for business

Electrical wholesale sector is open for business

Despite the COVID-19 challenges to business, well over 90 per cent of UK electrical wholesalers are continuing to trade, with only a handful taking the decision to temporarily close completely, according to the Electrical Distributors’ Association (EDA) following a recent survey. The EDA recently polled all 245 wholesaler members on their opening status, the results […]

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ECA announces a range of industry webinars

ECA announces a range of industry webinars

A range of webinars covering coronavirus business issues and technical topics have been announced by leading engineering services trade body ECA. The series kicks off with the first #ECATechnicalTuesdays on Tuesday 14 April at 11am, which will cover the 1st Amendment of the 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations, which concerns electric vehicle charge points. […]

Common pre-qual assessment questions welcomed by ECA

Common pre-qual assessment questions welcomed by ECA

ECA – the leading electro-technical and engineering services body – has welcomed the new Common Prequalification Assessment Standard (CAS), which has been created by industry representatives brought together by Build UK and the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA).

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Smart meter owners reporting higher bills than savings

Smart meter owners reporting higher bills than savings

According to new survey findings, having a smart meter installed at home does not necessitate lower energy bills.

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ECA guide installers through 18th Edition Wiring Regulations

ECA guide installers through 18th Edition Wiring Regulations

BS 7671, also known as the 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations, came into full effect on January 1st 2019, with the changes first introduced in July 2018. The new publication is essential for all electrotechnical designers and installers, with changes varying from simple rewordings to some complete Regulation overhauls. Additionally, BS 7671 is not […]

Major #Project18 roadshow announced by ECA

A series of free half-day events are set to be held across the country by ECA, to highlight the key changes in the 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations. Each roadshow event, which is open to all ECA registered member businesses, will include a programme of CPD workshops delivered by ECA technical experts and leading […]

EDA leads first-time UK delegation to Frankfurt’s global lighting fair, Light + Building
By January 10, 2018 Read More →

EDA leads first-time UK delegation to Frankfurt’s global lighting fair, Light + Building

Next month (March), the Electrical Distributors’ Association (EDA) will lead a 30-strong delegation to Frankfurt’s Light + Building 2018, the world’s largest trade fair for lighting and building services technology. Representing billions of pounds in purchasing power, the EDA visiting delegation includes senior executives from around 20 wholesaling companies, plus representatives from the Presidential teams at the ECA and SELECT, Scotland’s […]

Joseph Wu of T Clarke and Charlie Harwood of CEF crowned inaugural winners of ECA Power Players initiative
By September 8, 2017 Read More →

Joseph Wu of T Clarke and Charlie Harwood of CEF crowned inaugural winners of ECA Power Players initiative

Two young and outstanding performers in the electrotechnical and engineering services industry have won the inaugural ‘Power Players’ initiative, following an announcement at the ED&I Expo in Birmingham on September 6th. 26-year-old project manager Joseph Wu of T Clarke, and 24-year-old Charlie Harwood, a branch manager of CEF, won the most votes from a high […]

Hamilton becomes ECA commercial associate
By February 10, 2017 Read More →

Hamilton becomes ECA commercial associate

Manufacturer Hamilton Litestat is linking up with the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA), the UK’s leading trade association representing the interests of electrotechnical contractors and engineers across design, installation, inspection, testing and maintenance. Hamilton will become an ECA ‘commercial associate’ and will engage with the organisation and its members to maximise business success and opportunities within […]