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18th edition

The 18th Edition is live

The 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations, also known as BS 7671, came into full effect on 1st January 2019.

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National Ventilation launches new ultra-quiet and easy to install ventilation range

National Ventilation has launched its new and improved Zone 1 Monsoon Silence Range – which it says provides high extraction rates with low energy use and exceptionally quiet running.

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Challenge for a Cause: Have you got what it takes?

The Electrical Industries Charity (EIC) is offering an incredible opportunity to take on one of the two life-changing challenges in the new year.

MyJobQuote has generated over £220 million worth of jobs this year

A site which allows homeowners to easily source local tradespeople has received more than 190,000 quotes, generating over £220 million worth of jobs.

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Top 7 Christmas presents for van drivers

Researchers have uncovered the top seven most sought-after festive gifts British tradespeople want in their vans this Christmas.

EnOcean presents the first self-powered Bluetooth® sensor for intelligent lighting control

Technology provider EnOcean will be launching a solar-powered occupancy sensor for Bluetooth® lighting control systems, the first of its kind on the market.

Planners back Marshall-Tufflex GRP trunking solution for iconic Brighton hotel

An aggressive coastal location and conservation regulations were key challenges for installing new air conditioning at Brighton’s historic The Grand hotel.

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Rise of electric cars will create ‘over 1 million new jobs’ by 2050

Over one million new jobs are set to be created in the European electric car market by 2050, according to a new report.

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Rexel launches new specialist lighting catalogue

Rexel has launched a new specialist lighting catalogue which includes key developments in the smart lighting sector.

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Scolmore products used on TV’s Grand Designs

Scolmore’s switches and sockets were installed in two stunning properties which were the focus of a recent Grand Designs episode.