Grenfell Refurb Errors Identified in BRE Report

Findings by the Building Research Establishment (BRE) has alleged substantial and significant shortcomings in the building’s 2016 refurbishment. Read about it in Construction Weekly here.  

BEAMA guide on Arc Fault Detection Devices

This BEAMA Guide provides guidance on Arc Fault Detection Devices (AFDDs) and their application in electrical installations and includes types of electrical fault and causes of series and parallel arc faults. Read more in the Members Area.

BEAMA guide on RCD Selection

The new BEAMA RCD bulletin aims to help installers, specifiers and end users select appropriate residual current protection for specific applications. It addresses the selection and application of Type AC, A, F and B RCDs. Read more in the Members Area

JIB launches ECS Registered Electrician status

The JIB has introduced a new Registered Electrician status for electricians who hold ECS cards in Northern Ireland, England and Wales. Operated via the ECS card scheme, the new status will be available to all ECS Installation and Maintenance Electrician cardholders who are qualified in the current (17th) edition of the BS7671 Wiring Regulations. This […]

Responsibilities for Passive Fire Stopping Of Building Services Structural Openings

“ From the preservation of life point of view, it could be argued, ‘fire-stopping’ is one of the most important aspects of any building services installation – be it concerning the typical components of an electrical services installation, such as cables, cable tray and other containments, or the more sizeable elements of a mechanical services […]

CORGI and The Association of Electrical Safety Managers join forces to offer free support to government organisations in wake of Grenfell Tower disaster

In the wake of the devastating Grenfell Tower disaster, CORGI Technical Services and the Association of Electrical Safety Managers (AESM) are working together to offer free, confidential support to local and national government organisations, to help avoid similar incidents in the future. Claire Heyes, CEO of CORGI Technical Services stated: “The terrible disaster at Grenfell […]

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