Harvester Pubs

A voltage optimisation programme, which is one of the largest of its kind in the UK to date, has enabled one of the largest operators of restaurants, pubs and bars in the UK to significantly cut its costs and improve its carbon footprint nationwide.

Cable management

Barry Roberts, National Specification Manager at Marshall-Tufflex looks at the properties of different cable management system materials and the applications for which these products are most suitable.

Electric heating in place

Scott Conor, Technical Director at Trust Electric Heating, looks at sustainable, efficient heating solutions for commercial retrofit applications.

The office of the Future

What are the emerging trends shaping electrical fit-out and workstation solutions and the opportunities for contractors to provide solutions for future flexibility and working practices in office environments. Tim Shirt of CMD looks to the future.

The circle of light

The circle of light

15 August, 2022

Leighton James of TRILUX discusses how the growing effects of anthropogenic climate change and increasing concerns over natural resource scarcity have pushed the Circular Economy agenda to the forefront.

Ideal Connector

Ideal Industries has built on the success of its In-Sure Push-In, Lever and SpliceLine Connectors with the launch of its innovative Gen II Lever Connector.


IDEAL Industries has developed a new range of test and measurement equipment designed to offer electricians quality, accuracy and consistency at a competitive price.


The rollout of fibre-optic broadband continues apace for commercial properties across the UK, with previous copper networks fast becoming outmoded as demand for data-intensive technologies increases in the workplace. Paul Churm of REHAU explores.

Burj Khalifa

Smart power technology

22 July, 2021

Nigel Thomas of ABB discusses how building services managers can use smart power technology to control energy consumption.

The new generation of Floodlight luminaires from LEDVANCE are now available in 10 to 50 watt models.

A series of recommended training routes have been developed by The Electrotechnical Skills Partnership (TESP) to provide clear direction on the right paths to becoming a qualified electrician.

More and more contractors are recognising the benefits of ensuring they have qualified workers on their jobs and raising standards to achieve competence. Using ECS Check, the free-to-use digital system from the Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS), businesses can verify that ECS cardholders are qualified to the required level for the job and prevent individuals slipping through the net using fraudulent or forged certificates.


An exciting range of products are now available for the control and integration of lighting systems from Synapsys.

BS 7671, ECA, Steve Martin, 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations

Steve Martin, ECA Director of Technical, gives an overview of the key changes to the 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations that were published this month and come into full effect on January 1 2019.

James Gunning, Port of Southampton, cable management, cable basket, Rigfone Electrics, Unitrunk

All in one basket

02 July, 2018

James Gunning explains how cable management systems can be used for multiple applications. Not only does this make for easier installation, it also saves time on specification and makes maintenance straightforward.

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Panasonic Unveils Game-Changing Solutions for a Greener UK at InstallerSHOW 2024

Panasonic Heating & Cooling Solutions wowed the crowd at InstallerSHOW 2024 with its latest innovations, new partnerships, and significant investments in UK training centres. These efforts are set to revolutionise and speed up the UK's journey to Net Zero. Don't miss these cutting-edge solutions at stand 5C44!

Peak performance from Quickfridge

Calling it a Quickfridge might be stretching it, but charity fundraiser Daniel Fairbrother made the most of support from Beijer Ref in the gruelling 100km Peak District Ultra Challenge.