Cables

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.

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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.

LiGo+

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.

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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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BPMA and AEMT Sign Mutual Co-operation Agreement

The British Pump Manufacturers’ Association (BPMA) and the Association of Electrical and Mechanical Trades (AEMT) are pleased to announce the recent signing of a Mutual Co-operation Agreement. 

ECA calls for urgent energy price reform

The ECA has warmly welcomed the urgent reform of electricity pricing recommended by The Climate Change Committee today. The latest CCC report to Parliament recommends that future energy pricing must remove current fiscal disincentives to electrification, boosting the deployment and use of low carbon electrical energy across the UK.