NAPIT ElectricSafe Campaign Reaches Over Half a Million Consumers

The ElectricSafe Register, a new brand and consumer search facility set break new ground in domestic electrical safety, has already seen promotion to over half a million potential consumers throughout the UK.

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Electrical Safety Council Response to the Government’s Changes to Part P

The Electrical Safety Council (ESC) has welcomed the government’s approach to amending Part P of the Building Regulations for England - which have just been announced - but has also expressed some concerns regarding these changes.

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BEAMA welcomes Government’s Smart Meter Decisions

Dr Howard Porter, BEAMA CEO, has welcomed the Government’s publication of rules for consumer engagement, privacy, and security for the smart meter programme: “The smart meter rollout will give UK consumers the information they need to control their energy use.

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Introducing the LIA Laboratories

The LA Laboratories have been re-branded the LIA Laboratories (LIA = Lighting Industry Association). This is not simply a new logo; this re-branding is the first step in the development and expansion of our services and commitment to the lighting industry.

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BEAMA Publishes a Proposal for a Government-Backed Electrotechnical Sector Strategy

BEAMA published its ‘Case for a Government-backed Smart & Low Carbon Electrical Infrastructure Sector Group’, calling for a manufacturing policy focus that will help deliver the UK’s 2050 Energy Strategy objectives.

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NAPIT Speak Out Over Register Fiasco

NAPIT have recently spoken out against the Electrical Contractors Association (ECA) and Electrical Safety Council (ESC) following the launch of the ‘Electrical Safety Register’, only days after the launch of the ElectricSafe Register.

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Apprenticeship Success Should be Judged by Quality, as well as Quantity

SummitSkills has welcomed the conclusions of a BIS report that suggests quality, and not just quantity, should be the UK’s focus for apprenticeships.

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Announcing the ElectricSafe Register, an Easily Recognisable Brand for the Electrical Industry

NAPIT has launched a new brand and voluntary register called ElectricSafe that will enable consumers to quickly identify competent, registered electrical installers.

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GAMBICA Publishes Updated Installation Guide for Power Drive Systems

GAMBICA and REMA have updated their joint publication titled ‘Installation Guidelines for Power Drive Systems’. The publication is an authoritative guide on as part of the process. It principally considers the aspects of safe mechanical and electrical installation and the avoidance of EMC problems.

 

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GAMBICA, Association News, The Panel Builder, e-lec.org

TrustMark Warns of Rogue Traders Cashing in on Green Deal Home Repairs

On the day that the Government's flagship Green Deal scheme becomes law to improve the environmental performance of 14 million homes and other buildings, an influential group of 20 consumer advice bodies, charities, trade associations and building industry organisations is urging the Government to tackle the risk of rogue traders cashing in on the Green Deal.

 

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Association News, electrical digest, e-lec.org,trust mark,