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9 01, 2019

Product Information Management Systems: What are they?

2019-01-09T14:36:09+01:00January 9th, 2019|Industry News|

In November, our Digital Integration Manager, Kieran Johnson, and IT Manager, Benjamin Cox, both attended a roundtable event at the Electrical Distributors' Association (EDA) head offices in London to discuss with affiliate EDA members Product Information Management systems for the electrical wholesale industry. ETIM-UK is an initiative of the EDA designed [...]

4 01, 2019

Available Now! Aico’s Multi-Sensor Heat and CO Alarm

2019-01-07T13:26:43+01:00January 4th, 2019|Manufacturer News|

The new Ei3028 Heat and CO Alarm from Aico is the first mains powered multi-sensor Heat and CO alarm to enter the UK fire safety market. It provides an effective solution to the protection of a kitchen and garage with just a single alarm from the threat of fire and Carbon [...]

24 12, 2018

Win Your Weight In Beer Winners!

2018-12-24T11:19:53+01:00December 24th, 2018|LEW News|

Congratulations to our Win Your Weight In Beer competition winners! Thank you to everyone who got involved! The winners at each branch were: Doncaster - JDM Electrical Contractors Ltd Gainsborough - Trent Valley Electrical Services Grimsby - Coldstar Electrical Hull - Sargents Electrical Services Ltd Mansfield - Acumen Projects Ltd Wakefield - [...]

11 12, 2018

Download Hager’s Residential Distribution Catalogue

2019-04-17T08:43:08+01:00December 11th, 2018|18th Edition|

Hager's new Residential Distribution Catalogue provides electrical contractors with the key information on the 18th Edition regulations, helping them make the right choices on their next 18th Edition installation. gdgsgdg Their latest Residential Distribution Catalogue covers in-depth the changes made to RCD Selection, Surge Protection, Overload Protection and Arc Fault [...]

4 12, 2018

Innovative Emergency Lighting from ESP

2018-12-04T13:47:14+01:00December 4th, 2018|Manufacturer News|

The latest addition to ESP's Duceri range of emergency lighting is a cleverly designed mini LED Bulkhead that features a hinged lid to allow for quick and easy installation. Designed in-house by the ESP product development team, the new 3w LED Hinged Bulkhead boasts a sleek and compact design and also [...]

16 11, 2018

Sheffield Qualify from YPO Framework Agreement

2018-11-16T13:15:19+01:00November 16th, 2018|LEW News|

Our Sheffield branch are pleased to announce their qualification as a supplier on the YPO 'Electrical Cables and Accessories Framework Agreement'. The agreement provides a framework for the provision of electrical cables, accessories and professional design services that are all compliant and sourced from trusted suppliers. The framework incorporates assured suppliers [...]

13 11, 2018

Scolmore Launch Website Product Finder

2018-11-13T15:04:00+01:00November 13th, 2018|Manufacturer News|

Scolmore has added a brand new product finder tool to their website to make it easier and quicker for electricians, wholesalers and customers to search and find products from across the Scolmore range. Users select the range they are interested in - i.e wiring accessories, lighting, Click Smart - and can [...]

6 11, 2018

Construction Product Regulations Explained

2019-03-08T15:49:14+01:00November 6th, 2018|Industry News|

What are the Construction Product Regulations (CPR)? The Construction Product Regulations, BS EN 50575, (CPR) regulate most cables manufactured after July 2017 to determine their performance in the event of  a fire. Cables that are permanently installed in domestic, residential or commercial buildings, and were manufactured after this date, are subject [...]