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Are MCBs Becoming Obsolete
Are MCBs Becoming Obsolete
Keith Willcock, Product Manager for Siemens Alpha circuit protection products reviews requirements for additional protection on socket outlets in BS7671: Amendment 2.

February 2024

Electrium
General

Ansell Lighting at Toddletown Nursey
Ansell Lighting at Toddletown Nursey
The scope for the project was based around the deployment of the Ansell Oxford CCT Surface Linear Multi Wattage OCTO Smart Control fitting in both standard and maintained emergency variants.

February 2024

Ansell Lighting
Lighting

ABB to acquire SEAM Group to expand electrification service offering
ABB to acquire SEAM Group to expand electrification service offering
ABB announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire SEAM Group

February 2024

ABB
General

Navigating the shift to SF6-free switchgear in the EU: a guide for asset managers
Navigating the shift to SF6-free switchgear in the EU: a guide for asset managers
For asset managers at electrical utilities who need to understand how and when to change their approach to using switchgear that relies on sulphur hexafluoride (SF6) gas, the latest regulatory developments in the European Union (EU) mean they will have a lot to think about in 2024.

February 2024

Eaton
General
Switchgear

SERIES HB - The key to fast and quality connections
SERIES HB - The key to fast and quality connections
CEMBRE has launched a new range of wire strippers consisting of 8 new tools, ideal for the most common pre-insulated cables on the market.

February 2024

Cembre
Wiring Devices

Super Software!
Super Software!
ENVISION, C-TEC’s revolutionary cloud based IoT remote access, monitoring and system test solution, is now available.

January 2024

C-TEC
General

NET LED Lighting’s Brand New Product Catalogue
NET LED Lighting’s Brand New Product Catalogue
NET LED Lighting is over the moon to shout out their brand new 2024 catalogue!

January 2024

NET LED
Lighting

Electrium boosts commitment to local people, thanks to Groundwork’s Sustainable Business Membership scheme
Electrium boosts commitment to local people, thanks to Groundwork’s Sustainable Business Membership scheme
Electrium have worked with Groundwork’s Sustainable Business consultants for a number of years, they have helped to improve environmental performance and focus on sustainable growth.

December 2023

Electrium
General

Electrical Design CPD
Electrical Design CPD
A FREE Accredited CPD from Luceco Academy in association with eFIXX

December 2023

Luceco

Hamilton wiring accessories work with the Dulux Colour of the year 2024
Hamilton wiring accessories work with the Dulux Colour of the year 2024
Hot on the heels of Dulux announcing their chosen Colour of the Year 2024, Hamilton’s designers have handpicked a range of decorative wiring accessory plate finishes to complement this soon-to-be trending tone.

December 2023

Hamilton
General
Wiring Devices

Schneider Electric plant 2,500 trees across Ireland
Schneider Electric plant 2,500 trees across Ireland
During the course of its partnership with Host In Ireland, Schneider Electric has sponsored a total of 500 orchards, increasing biodiversity and green spaces for towns and cities across the country.

December 2023

Schneider Electric
General

B-FL750ND by CEMBRE
B-FL750ND by CEMBRE
B-FL750ND is the tool developed by CEMBRE for sheet metal punching and it is portable, powerful and versatile.

December 2023

Cembre
General

HALLO DEUTSCHLAND!
HALLO DEUTSCHLAND!
Unitrunk is thrilled to announce the opening of their new premises in Wedel, just outside Hamburg, Germany, marking a significant milestone in their ongoing growth and commitment to serving customers across Europe.

December 2023

Unitrunk
General

Ansell at London Business School
Ansell at London Business School
The London Business School recognized the importance of creating an optimal learning environment for its students and staff. One of the key aspects of achieving this, was upgrading the internal lighting system across a section of its campus.

December 2023

Ansell Lighting
Lighting

AI picking robots boosts efficiency
AI picking robots boosts efficiency
The new picking robot solution from Mecalux is based on the Simatic Robot Pick AI technology from Siemens

December 2023

Siemens
Automation
General

Trailblazing smartEn report maps out Europe's electric vehicle bidirectional charging outlook
Trailblazing smartEn report maps out Europe's electric vehicle bidirectional charging outlook
First-of-its-kind report, co-sponsored by Eaton, sheds light on the regulatory frameworks in 11 European countries for the crucial energy storage resource offered by bidirectional charging (V2X) of electric vehicles.

December 2023

Eaton
EV Charging
General

Efficient Emergency Lighting: The Promise of LED Bulkheads with Integrated Batteries
Efficient Emergency Lighting: The Promise of LED Bulkheads with Integrated Batteries
Traditional emergency fixtures have served their purpose for years, but with advancements in technology, there’s a new player in the field –Integrated Batteries.

December 2023

NET LED
Lighting
General

Blue e+ cooling solution for machinery and equipment
Blue e+ cooling solution for machinery and equipment
Learn more about the Blue e+ cooling unit from Rittal and how you can reduce your energy costs now

December 2023

Rittal
Cooling Equipment

London Land Group partners with ABB to drive next generation home automation
London Land Group partners with ABB to drive next generation home automation
Partnership marks the beginning of a long-term commitment to sustainable and smart living solutions

December 2023

ABB
Automation
General

Raising the Grade!
Raising the Grade!
Hush Pro, C-TEC’s revolutionary BS 5839-6 Grade C domestic fire detection and alarm system, is protecting three iconic tower block developments in Manchester.

December 2023

C-TEC
Fire Safety

Bell won two awards at the 2023 ECN Awards
Bell won two awards at the 2023 ECN Awards
With their Firestay Geo winning the Lighting Product of the Year and Smart Buildings/Sustainability Product of the Year

December 2023

Bell Lighting
General
Lighting

8 Reasons to Choose Circuit Breakers Over Fuses
8 Reasons to Choose Circuit Breakers Over Fuses
One of the most important decisions when wiring a building is choosing between a fuse box or a circuit breaker.

November 2023

Chint Shield
Circuit Protection

Are MCBs Becoming Obsolete?
Are MCBs Becoming Obsolete?
MCBs are incapable of meeting the requirements of BS7671 for additional protection and should only be used with a 30mA residual current device for circuits that supply socket outlets which will be used by ordinary persons, children or disabled persons.

November 2023

Electrium
General

Wise Council!
Wise Council!
C-TEC’s Managing Director, Andrew Foster, has been elected onto the Fire Industry Association’s Fire Detection and Alarm Council.

November 2023

C-TEC
General

Next Generation Smart Community to Pioneer Energy-Efficient Living
Next Generation Smart Community to Pioneer Energy-Efficient Living
One of the smartest residential communities in the world near Stockholm will generate, share and optimise energy to reduce bills and offer sustainable, modern living

November 2023

ABB
General