Important training provider in the electrical sector and Voltimum UK training partner, JTL, has announced a significant upgrading of its on-line support services via apprenticeships and related programmes. By James Hunt:
John asks this question, which concerns whether RCBOs should replace MCBs in a particular electrical installation, and what Code to specify on the Electrical Condition Installation Report (ECIR). It has been answered by SELECT (Theme – Regulations and Legislation):
CIOB, the magazine of the Chartered Institute of Building, reports that a new study by the Construction Industry Council’s BIM 2050 group has concluded that the industry should ‘wake up to the transformative impact of digital technologies on its operations and workforce’ – and this includes Building Information Management (BIM). Electrical desig...
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) says, based upon government statistics, that around 300,000 people are hurt in their gardens each year seriously enough to go to hospital, and roughly 110,000 of these are children. Of the total, around 87,000 are injured gardening or carrying out garden DIY jobs. Now, Electrical Safety F...
How will new technologies drive business success for electrical contractors in the new economy? In fact, are they doing so already? New research carried out by Voltimum manufacturing partner, Schneider Electric, shows that most are using digital communications technologies to real business advantage. By James Hunt:
Mike asks this question, which is about whether it is OK to wire two or three instantaneous water heaters on the same radial circuit. It has been answered by the NICEIC (Theme – Regulations and Legislation):
The Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) has welcomed the LGA procurement strategy and now that Parliament has resumed after the summer recess will be pressing for such recommendations to become legislation.