Applications Invited for Next Stage of Plugged-in Fleets Initiative

Energy Saving Trust (EST) has announced it will be offering 100 organisations in England a free analysis of their fleets to see if and how electric vehicles will work for them. The initiative, funded by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles, follows the successful completion of the original Plugged-in Fleets Initiative (PIFI).

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ESC Patron Raises Part P Concerns in Parliament

The new amendment to Part P, which means a reduction in notifiable work, has just come into effect. Further changes allowing the use of a registered third party to certify such work (as an alternative to using a building control body) will follow later this year.

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Improved PAS 91 Will Fly The Flag For Safety Says ECA

The Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) says the revisions to PAS 91 set a new standard for pre-qualification and site safety. The new document, published on 8 April, aims to cut down bureaucracy associated with pre-qualification, cutting costs for contractors without compromising on safety.

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ElectricSafe Receives Positive Feedback At The National Home Building & Renovating Show

The ElectricSafe Register exhibited at the UK’s biggest self - build and renovating event, the National Home Building and Renovating Show on 21-24 March 2013.

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Why Not Make the Green Deal Work for You?

Little over a month after its launch in January, the Green Deal saw encouraging levels of early uptake. According to Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey, 1,803 Green Deal assessments have already been carried out and £26.9m of ECO (Energy Company Obligation) contracts have been signed, demonstrating genuine interest from consumers across Great Britain.

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BEAMA Seeks Certainty After RHI Delayed Again

Following DECC’s announcement of further delays to the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive, BEAMA has called on Greg Barker, Minister for Climate Change, to urgently provide certainty to potential renewable heat customers.

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ACI Reveals Homebase Continues to Sell Defective Cable

Almost three years since its recall, the Approved Cables Initiative (ACI) has revealed that defective Atlas Kablo cable has been once again found on sale in a Homebase store.

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ESC Industry Summit Strikes the Right Note

The Electrical Safety Council’s (ESC) Industry Summit, which recently took place in Westminster, brought together a range of key stakeholders to discuss consumer safety and the changing landscape of the electrical industry.

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NAPIT Announce Sponsorship of Climate Week 2013

NAPIT proudly announce their sponsorship and support for the national campaign, Climate Week, held between 4-10th March 2013. Climate Week is Britain’s biggest climate change campaign, inspiring a new wave of action to create a sustainable future.

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NAPIT Expresses Enthusiasm Over Green Deal Launch

The much discussed “Green Deal” initiative was launched on Monday 28th January, designed to save householders and businesses money on their energy bills and improve their energy efficiency.

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