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Electrorad introduces its new and revolutionary smart panel heaters

Drawing on its vast experience and expertise in electric radiators, Electrorad has launched Smartpanel; a new and innovative range that bears all the looks of conventional radiators but at panel heater prices.

Smartpanel is one of the first panel heaters to be fully compliant with EcoDesign Lot 20 - the new and impending legislation which dictates that all local space heaters must feature both intelligent timers and controls in order to comply with minimum efficiency standards. Feature-packed, this sleek and modern range offers the ideal solution for house builders, developers, and specifiers who want a low-cost heating solution that will meet all energy efficiency requirements.

Electrorad introduces its new and revolutionary smart panel heaters

Drawing on its vast experience and expertise in electric radiators, Electrorad has launched Smartpanel; a new and innovative range that bears all the looks of conventional radiators but at panel heater prices.

Smartpanel is one of the first panel heaters to be fully compliant with EcoDesign Lot 20 - the new and impending legislation which dictates that all local space heaters must feature both intelligent timers and controls in order to comply with minimum efficiency standards. Feature-packed, this sleek and modern range offers the ideal solution for house builders, developers, and specifiers who want a low-cost heating solution that will meet all energy efficiency requirements.

Electrorad introduces its new and revolutionary smart panel heaters

Drawing on its vast experience and expertise in electric radiators, Electrorad has launched Smartpanel; a new and innovative range that bears all the looks of conventional radiators but at panel heater prices.

Smartpanel is one of the first panel heaters to be fully compliant with EcoDesign Lot 20 - the new and impending legislation which dictates that all local space heaters must feature both intelligent timers and controls in order to comply with minimum efficiency standards. Feature-packed, this sleek and modern range offers the ideal solution for house builders, developers, and specifiers who want a low-cost heating solution that will meet all energy efficiency requirements.

EV Charge Points Prove A Welcome Addition At Warner Leisure Hotels

EV Charge Points Prove A Welcome Addition At Warner Leisure Hotels

An Electric Vehicle charge point network installed by Rolec EV last summer for Warner Leisure Hotels is proving to be a welcome addition to the services offered by the popular regional hotel chain.

 

The free-to-use Rolec EV charging points, available at all Warner Leisure Hotels throughout the UK, allow guests to charge their electric vehicles during their stay.

 

Mat Finch, Marketing Director for Warner Leisure Hotels, commented: “We are proud that, collectively, Warner Leisure Hotels is offering modern alternatives - such as charging points for electric vehicles.

 

Winter Warning

Winter is coming, and employers need to watch out for the risks that the cold season with its shorter days brings to construction and utility personnel working and travelling outdoors.

 

Vocational learning specialist Develop Training Ltd (DTL) points out employers have a duty of care to protect their employees, even in the absence of a legal minimum working temperature limit. Failing to do so, if it results in injury, could lead to prosecution. Managers should also realise that employees suffering from cold will be less able to do their jobs and may be more likely to make a hazardous error, DTL says.

 

The scale of the risks can range from reduced dexterity with cold fingers to loss of limbs due to frostbite or even death from hypothermia.

 

Smart meters and their impact on the contact centre

Smart meters and their impact on the contact centre

Written by Matthew Bryars, Co-Founder and CEO at Aeriandi

In today’s society, data protection is increasingly a concern for many consumers.  Data breaches appear in the news all too frequently.  The 2015 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, which looked at more than 2,100 data breaches, found that more than 700 million records were exposed for the year 2014 alone.  Businesses are now prioritising the safety of customer data, with a particular focus on payment information.

Smart meters and their impact on the contact centre

Smart meters and their impact on the contact centre

Written by Matthew Bryars, Co-Founder and CEO at Aeriandi

In today’s society, data protection is increasingly a concern for many consumers.  Data breaches appear in the news all too frequently.  The 2015 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, which looked at more than 2,100 data breaches, found that more than 700 million records were exposed for the year 2014 alone.  Businesses are now prioritising the safety of customer data, with a particular focus on payment information.

Makita's New Factory Service Centre & Training Academy In Glasgow Has A National Role

Makita's New Factory Service Centre & Training Academy In Glasgow Has A National Role

Makita UK has opened their first regional Factory Service Centre (FSC) & Training Academy in Glasgow’s Govan commercial district to support the rapidly expanding market penetration of Britain’s number 1 professional power tool range in Scotland and Northern England.  Whilst this new facility is already providing a valuable regional role the FSC has already been awarded the national responsibility for the secure environment of servicing Makita’s comprehensive range of dust extraction machines.

Makita's New Factory Service Centre & Training Academy In Glasgow Has A National Role

Makita's New Factory Service Centre & Training Academy In Glasgow Has A National Role

Makita UK has opened their first regional Factory Service Centre (FSC) & Training Academy in Glasgow’s Govan commercial district to support the rapidly expanding market penetration of Britain’s number 1 professional power tool range in Scotland and Northern England.  Whilst this new facility is already providing a valuable regional role the FSC has already been awarded the national responsibility for the secure environment of servicing Makita’s comprehensive range of dust extraction machines.

Versatile ratchet screwdriver plus bit and socket set from Laser Tools

Versatile ratchet screwdriver plus bit and socket set from Laser Tools

This is a very useful new set from Laser Tools (part number 6992) — a versatile ratchet screwdriver is supplied with 20 screwdriver bits plus 9 1/4" drive sockets.
 
With a super-smooth but very robust 36-tooth ratchet this screwdriver is comfortable and well-balanced and has additional storage for six bits in the handle. The standard (removable) shaft is 125mm long and incorporates a magnetic bit holder and is knurled for speedy rotation. But add the 75mm shaft extension and it becomes a long-reach screwdriver with 190mm shaft. Or use the 75mm shaft on its own, offering effectively three sizes of screwdriver in one.

Versatile ratchet screwdriver plus bit and socket set from Laser Tools

Versatile ratchet screwdriver plus bit and socket set from Laser Tools

This is a very useful new set from Laser Tools (part number 6992) — a versatile ratchet screwdriver is supplied with 20 screwdriver bits plus 9 1/4" drive sockets.
 
With a super-smooth but very robust 36-tooth ratchet this screwdriver is comfortable and well-balanced and has additional storage for six bits in the handle. The standard (removable) shaft is 125mm long and incorporates a magnetic bit holder and is knurled for speedy rotation. But add the 75mm shaft extension and it becomes a long-reach screwdriver with 190mm shaft. Or use the 75mm shaft on its own, offering effectively three sizes of screwdriver in one.

Energys delivers heating & lighting efficiencies for London’s BSix Sixth Form College

Energys delivers heating & lighting efficiencies for London’s BSix Sixth Form College

The implementation of LED lighting and dynamic boiler control technology at the East London college is expected to deliver annual energy savings of around £25,000
 
LONDON, UK: Located in the East London borough of Hackney, the BSix Sixth Form College has consistently won approval locally and nationally for its educational excellence and emphasis on skills development. It has also maintained a focus on innovation and the quality of its facilities, and it was in this context that the college recently undertook a multi-project initiative to overhaul its lighting and boiler optimisation provision.
 

Energys delivers heating & lighting efficiencies for London’s BSix Sixth Form College

Energys delivers heating & lighting efficiencies for London’s BSix Sixth Form College

The implementation of LED lighting and dynamic boiler control technology at the East London college is expected to deliver annual energy savings of around £25,000
 
LONDON, UK: Located in the East London borough of Hackney, the BSix Sixth Form College has consistently won approval locally and nationally for its educational excellence and emphasis on skills development. It has also maintained a focus on innovation and the quality of its facilities, and it was in this context that the college recently undertook a multi-project initiative to overhaul its lighting and boiler optimisation provision.
 

Energys delivers heating & lighting efficiencies for London’s BSix Sixth Form College

Energys delivers heating & lighting efficiencies for London’s BSix Sixth Form College

The implementation of LED lighting and dynamic boiler control technology at the East London college is expected to deliver annual energy savings of around £25,000
 
LONDON, UK: Located in the East London borough of Hackney, the BSix Sixth Form College has consistently won approval locally and nationally for its educational excellence and emphasis on skills development. It has also maintained a focus on innovation and the quality of its facilities, and it was in this context that the college recently undertook a multi-project initiative to overhaul its lighting and boiler optimisation provision.
 

Harvard Technology to deliver ground-breaking controls system at EMEX 2017

controls system

Harvard Technology, a pioneer in the design, development and manufacture of smart lighting solutions, will be showcasing its ground-breaking wireless lighting controls system EyeNut on stand E5 at The Energy Managers Exhibition (EMEX) at the ExCeL Centre in London on November 22-23.

 

Building on an award-winning system, which has already delivered substantial monetary and energy savings for many leading blue-chip clients across the world, the latest evolution of the Internet of Things (IoT) enabled wireless control and management solution adds new pioneering features, including Building Energy Management System (BeMS) integration and emergency testing functionality.

 

X-CONTACT: It's what's inside that counts

X-CONTACT: It's what's inside that counts

As a specialist for industrial plugs and sockets, MENNEKES presents with X-CONTACT a completely new contact sleeve solution. Innovative, simple, durable and safe.

Industrial connectors and receptacles of 63 A and 125 A are often exposed to the toughest conditions. On construction sites, in mines and tunnels or in heavy industry, they have to operate reliably while often covered in dirt and surface water.

With X-CONTACT, MENNEKES launches a new system, which combines a totally reliable electrical connection with the ultimate in ease of handling.

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The benefits of interconnectivity in the workplace

smart buildings

From the crumbling walls of an 18th century mansion, to a living-lab of interconnected technology, IBMs '21st century innovation in an 18th century house' is a prime example of Internet of Things (IoT) technology. Hursley House now uses smart digital tracking to monitor the building's physical and functional characteristics. 

 

Here, Adrian Kimberley, Regional Manager at industrial automation software expert, COPA-DATA UK, explains why you should take this same smart-approach in the workplace — to make it smart, highly efficient and interconnected. 

 

It's personal

Why tool providers and tradesmen must be trustworthy, reputable and reliable

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The payment protection insurance (PPI) scheme was established to cover loan repayments in unforeseen circumstances. However, banks made considerable profits through this scheme, which encouraged some to lie to customers, telling them PPI was a compulsory addition to their loan. Clearly these banks could not be trusted. While a contractor isn’t handling your money, Donald Miller, general sales manager of power tool accessories and hand tool specialist, Starrett, explains the importance of choosing tool providers and tradesmen that can be relied on. 

 

New mid range PIR offers increased detection range for up to 15m

lighting

CP Electronics, the leading manufacturer of lighting controls, has developed a new range of ceiling-mounted, mid-range passive infrared (PIR) detectors that allow presence detection for ranges up to 15m.

 

Drawing on the success of CP’s acclaimed series of ceiling mounted PIR presence detectors, the company’s EBDMR features a domed lens which allows for greater detection. This design feature is particularly effective when the product is installed within large open plan spaces. 

 

Electrical Safety in the Private Rented Sector

With today’s publication of the Government’s report into Electrical Safety in the Private Rented Sector, consumer group Electrical Safety First has hit out at the lack of Government action. 

Electrical Safety First is disappointed that the government has published this report without any commitment to introducing mandatory five-yearly checks on electrical installations in privately rented homes. This is something ESF has long been campaigning for, as we believe these checks are essential to ensure that tenants are safe from electrical fires and accidents.