Electronics giant Phillips – which pioneered the connection of lighting equipment over the internet with its Hue lamp – has joined the AllSeen Alliance, which is developing a common software framework for devices, services and apps through its AllJoyn project.
Fluke, the global leader in portable electronic test and measurement technology, is offering a series of free Power Quality Seminars as part of its programme of seminars for 2015 throughout the UK and Ireland.
Following the April introduction of the new Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM) 2015, TrustMark is providing support and advice to help electricians comply with the significant health and safety requirements that now apply to all home improvements and building work. By James Hunt:
The Electrical Contractors Association (ECA) has created the new position of Director of Business and External Affairs and appointed its new head, while Recolight has appointed new board members and chair. By James Hunt:
Electrical Safety First has warmly welcomed the Government’s plan to introduce measures requiring landlords to improve safety in the private rented sector (PRS). But the Charity has noted its disappointment that proposals do not include the regular electrical safety checks it has lobbied for –...
The lack of women in engineering is a very real problem, so it is good to report any news that is helping to solve this difficulty. One such is the IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards. Now, for 2014, three outstandingly good young women engineers have been rewarded by the IET for their...
The MP for Gainsborough, Sir Edward Leigh, has pledged his support to enforcing the safety and compliance of renewable energy technologies in the UK. He has signed up to a campaign led by 4eco - a leading UK designer and manufacturer of microgeneration energy controllers. By James Hunt: