6 11, 2018

CPR for Cables Explained

2018-11-08T09:29:25+00:00November 6th, 2018|Industry News|

What is 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 to BS EN 50575 that [...]

20 08, 2018

Open Circuit launched for female Electricians

2018-08-22T11:40:54+00:00August 20th, 2018|Industry News|

‘Open Circuit’ is a brand new online group designed to help female electricians network with each other. The organisation has been spear headed by the established charity Women on the Tools with the backing of key industry organisations such as the Electrical Contractors Association (ECA) and  the Joint Industry Board (JIB). [...]

26 07, 2018

Electrical Industries Charity Launch Mental Health Campaign

2018-07-26T14:00:55+00:00July 26th, 2018|Industry News|

Suffering from poor mental health leads to increasing pressure and stress on an individual and their family. Having a strong support network is important when combating the issues surrounding mental health and it is especially important that a workplace can provide adequate care for its employees. The Electrical Industries Charity has [...]

27 06, 2018

Colour Temperature: Your Guide

2018-07-02T12:41:27+00:00June 27th, 2018|Industry News|

'Colour temperature' is a classification of the colour of light that scales from warmer to cooler colours. The scale is measured in Kelvins with the higher Kelvin ratings being signified by the 'cooler' lighter, bluer colours, and smaller (K) ratings by 'warmer' reds, oranges and yellows. William Kelvin in 1880 first discovered [...]

1 11, 2017

Lot20 – What? Why? When?

2018-03-19T13:12:15+00:00November 1st, 2017|Industry News|

What is Lot20? Lot20 is a new legislation that means from the 1st January 2018, all local space heaters manufactured for sale in the EU that use electricity, gas or liquid fuels must meet a minimum efficiency standard. Why? The aim of the legislation is to remove inefficient technologies and move us onto modern efficient [...]