SOX phase-out looms large

With the planned discontinuation of SOX LPS lighting by Signify (formerly Philips) coming into full force this summer – with last orders being taken on July 1, 2019 – Light Efficient Design UK Limited’s LED SOX retrofits offer electrical wholesalers, contractors and public sector specifiers swift pain-relief. Light Efficient Design offers the most extensive, competitively…

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Remote control for outdoor LED lighting

Timeguard continues to improve the LED Pro range of outdoor LED lighting that enables installers to mix and match floodlights with their choice of plug-in PIR or photocell switches, and to build cost-effective master-slave installations with easy loop outs. The remote control fob is cleverly designed to be hand-held, or to fit behind a standard…

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Over 12,500 new electricians needed by 2023

A new labour market report on the electrotechnical industry has estimated that between 12,500 and 15,000 additional skilled electricians will be needed over the next five years to accommodate forecasted growth. Within this figure, the research suggests that even if an extra 5,000 new apprentices qualified by 2023 (representing a 33% increase), this would still…

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