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Common pre-qual assessment questions welcomed by ECA

Common pre-qual assessment questions welcomed by ECA

ECA – the leading electro-technical and engineering services body – has welcomed the new Common Prequalification Assessment Standard (CAS), which has been created by industry representatives brought together by Build UK and the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA).

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Smart meter owners reporting higher bills than savings

Smart meter owners reporting higher bills than savings

According to new survey findings, having a smart meter installed at home does not necessitate lower energy bills.

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ECA guide installers through 18th Edition Wiring Regulations

ECA guide installers through 18th Edition Wiring Regulations

BS 7671, also known as the 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations, came into full effect on January 1st 2019, with the changes first introduced in July 2018. The new publication is essential for all electrotechnical designers and installers, with changes varying from simple rewordings to some complete Regulation overhauls. Additionally, BS 7671 is not […]

Major #Project18 roadshow announced by ECA

A series of free half-day events are set to be held across the country by ECA, to highlight the key changes in the 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations. Each roadshow event, which is open to all ECA registered member businesses, will include a programme of CPD workshops delivered by ECA technical experts and leading […]

EDA leads first-time UK delegation to Frankfurt’s global lighting fair, Light + Building
By January 10, 2018 Read More →

EDA leads first-time UK delegation to Frankfurt’s global lighting fair, Light + Building

Next month (March), the Electrical Distributors’ Association (EDA) will lead a 30-strong delegation to Frankfurt’s Light + Building 2018, the world’s largest trade fair for lighting and building services technology. Representing billions of pounds in purchasing power, the EDA visiting delegation includes senior executives from around 20 wholesaling companies, plus representatives from the Presidential teams at the ECA and SELECT, Scotland’s […]

Joseph Wu of T Clarke and Charlie Harwood of CEF crowned inaugural winners of ECA Power Players initiative
By September 8, 2017 Read More →

Joseph Wu of T Clarke and Charlie Harwood of CEF crowned inaugural winners of ECA Power Players initiative

Two young and outstanding performers in the electrotechnical and engineering services industry have won the inaugural ‘Power Players’ initiative, following an announcement at the ED&I Expo in Birmingham on September 6th. 26-year-old project manager Joseph Wu of T Clarke, and 24-year-old Charlie Harwood, a branch manager of CEF, won the most votes from a high […]

Hamilton becomes ECA commercial associate
By February 10, 2017 Read More →

Hamilton becomes ECA commercial associate

Manufacturer Hamilton Litestat is linking up with the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA), the UK’s leading trade association representing the interests of electrotechnical contractors and engineers across design, installation, inspection, testing and maintenance. Hamilton will become an ECA ‘commercial associate’ and will engage with the organisation and its members to maximise business success and opportunities within […]

Climb to the top for the Electrical Industries Charity Challenge for a Cause
By October 19, 2016 Read More →

Climb to the top for the Electrical Industries Charity Challenge for a Cause

Enthusiastic trekkers are continuing to sign up to climb the tallest free-standing mountain in the world – Mount Kilimanjaro – to raise money for the Hendrie family. Show your support for this incredible cause and get your company in the spotlight by sponsoring flags which will be placed at the top of the peak. The […]

ECA judges go wild about Harry Bartle of Chris Bowker Ltd – winner of the ECA Edmundson Apprentice of the Year Award
By September 22, 2016 Read More →

ECA judges go wild about Harry Bartle of Chris Bowker Ltd – winner of the ECA Edmundson Apprentice of the Year Award

The ECA Edmundson Apprentice of the Year Award winners were announced at a prestigious ceremony in London on September 21st, with Harry Bartle, 21, of Morecambe-based ECA member-firm Chris Bowker Ltd, being crowned this year’s winner. Harry beat off stiff competition from three other regional winners: Luke Towers, of Eaton Electrical Ltd, Joshua Lee, of […]

Electrical Contractors’ Association responds to EU referendum result

Following the result of the EU referendum, Steve Bratt, Group CEO of the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA), has called for the industry to continue to focus on the key issues that will affect its future. “The legal situation today is still the same as the legal situation yesterday,” he said. “We are still in the […]