Tradespeople unprepared for increasing smart demand

A poll carried out by online wholesaler, ElectricalDirect, has found that despite the ever-growing popularity of smart home products, many tradespeople are unprepared for the increasing customer demand. The poll, which was conducted in the lead up to Smart Home Week (taking place this week), found that 82% of tradespeople have never undertaken any form…

Significance of Night of Qadr

The most important thing of the holy month of Ramadan is the Night of Qadr (Lailatul-Qadr) – the night which is superior to a thousand months. AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): The most important thing of the holy month of Ramadan is the Night of Qadr (Lailatul-Qadr) – the night which is superior to a thousand…

New cabling infrastructure for Coventry library

Multi-compartment trunking from cable management specialist, Unitrunk, is being used to provide the new data and electrical cabling infrastructure for an upgrade to the library at Coventry University. Designed by Birmingham-based practice, Associated Architects, the £2.1 million library upgrade includes a new entrance, reception and café for the library, along with refurbishment of some of…

ECA Power Players initiative returns for 2019

Leading younger people from across the engineering services sector now have a new opportunity to be recognised and rewarded for their achievements, following the launch of ECA’s Power Players initiative. Power Players opens today (May 15) to entries from anyone aged 39 or below who has achieved innovative or impactful activity in their careers so…

Consumer awareness increases demand for energy efficient products

The latest ‘Electrical Accessories Market Report’ from AMA Research highlights the increasing consumer awareness for energy efficiency improvements, supporting carbon reduction and climate change targets. Changes in legislation affecting electrical accessories continue to have a focus on energy efficiency, reducing carbon emissions and health and safety. Consumers are becoming increasingly aware of energy issues and…