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How to choose and install the right emergency lighting systems

Katrina Adamczyk, Manager of Category & Merchandising at ElectricalDirect, looks at how to ensure the correct emergency lighting products are selected, including the requirements and guidance given in the regulations. Effective emergency lighting is essential to ensure safe evacuation, prevent panic and reduce the risk of injury in the event of a fire or power […]

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MK Electric launches tool-less switchsockets

MK Electric is adding tool-less, spring-loaded cable clamp termination to its new line of switchsockets, designed to cut install time by nearly half. The MK Logic PlusTM Rapid Fix double switchsocket, a first-of-its-kind wiring device, cuts installation time by up to 45% whilst providing a safe, secure connection that won’t degrade over time. The spring-loaded […]

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New battery storage courses launched

An accredited course for installers about how to specify and fit renewable battery storage technology has gone live, thanks to a new partnership between battery specialists AceOn and training provider GTEC.  The Telford-based company signed a deal earlier this year with Yorkshire-based GTEC to deliver industry-accredited training for its customers and clients in installing renewable electrical energy storage systems.  AceOn founder Mark Thompson said the partnership was a major step forward in providing the […]

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Schneider Electric enhances Lisse range with weatherproof wiring accessories

Schneider Electric has expanded its popular Lisse range of wiring accessories to include a weatherproof range. The Lisse weatherproof range is the newest addition providing complete IP66 protection across the entire portfolio of Lisse switches, sockets and multi-use enclosures. Manufactured from weather resistant PVC, the weatherproof range is suitable for a wide range of applications and is totally […]

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What the UK needs to do to get prepared for Electric Vehicles

The Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) looks at Electric Vehicles and the changing face of electric Britain: Have you ever thought about buying an electric car? If you have, you are not alone. With COP26 on the horizon, talk about the climate emergency is in the news every day. Buying an electric vehicle (EV) is one […]

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