BS 7671: 2008 (2015), the long awaited Amendment 3 to the 17th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations, is now in force - effective from January 1st 2015. There will be a six month transition period where electrical contractors can install to Amendment 2 or Amendment 3, after which it will be a requirement that all electrical installations...
Designer products from our Synergy range, a selection of cutting-edge solutions from Legrand Group company, Bticino, and our type B distribution boards have made a big impression on the small screen having been specified for use in an ambitious project that features in the new series of the Channel 4 programme, Grand Designs.
BTicino, a Legrand Group company, has entered a new era in door entry technology by digitising its 2 wire system – an enhancement that the company says will ease installation, improve system flexibility and increase user friendliness.
This month's Legrand Group onmibus features Legrand's Synergy range of wiring accessories, technological developments in Bticino's door entry systems, Zucchini's new guide to busbar solutions plus the latest news from Cablofil.
The Approved Cables Initiative (ACI) is reporting that Woolworths may face a clean-up bill of between £16 to £32 million for its role in the sale of faulty electrical cable to around 40,000 households and businesses. This major problem has occurred in Australia, but the risk is that it can happen in the UK: