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In The News
Peace Recruitment, an Edinburgh based recruitment consultancy focused on the construction, property and engineering sectors, has become the first recruitment company in the UK to join the Institute of Customer Service.
Peace aims to be the recruitment company of choice in Scotland for the construction, property and engineering sectors over the next five years and sees joining the Institute as a key step forward in making this happen.
ECIC, the specialist insurer for the construction sector is urging contractors to check they are not doubling up on insurance cover for goods in transit. This follows a spate of submissions for Contractors All Risks (CAR) cover where insurance quotes were also being sought for the same contractor, for Goods in Transit insurance. In many cases only one type of cover is necessary for adequate protection for goods in transit, offering contractors the potential of premium savings.
Simplexity, or simplification of complexity, is the process of tying all the necessary IT, communications and support infrastructure equipment necessary for a data centre into easily deployed, scalable and manageable solutions. David O’Coimin, solution offer manager at Schneider Electric UK, explains
As the new consumer legislation comes into force today, TrustMark, the only government-endorsed scheme for all trades in and around the home, today announced a new ‘primary authority’ partnership with Buckinghamshire and Surrey Trading Standards to provide assured advice for it’s Scheme Operators and TrustMark registered firms.
The Joint Trade Associations (JTA) has announced that it has submitted a proposal to the Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) to operate a WEEE compliance fee mechanism for the 2015 compliance period.
Certification body NICEIC can now offer a new competency qualification for installers of Domestic Ventilation Systems.
The new assessment package has been mapped against the relevant National Occupational Standards (NOS) and has been approved by SummitSkills - the Sector Skills Council for the building services engineering sector.
Tridonic, a leader in the provision of light management solutions that utilise the latest LED technology announced today that it has invested in a permanent display that will be housed at The Building Centre, London. The facility will showcase the company's latest developments in the management of light with a particular focus on its cloud-based lighting control systems, connecDIM and how it manages lighting energy, lighting faults and emergency lighting.
When it comes to lighting for the retail sector, Megaman has introduced new Perfect White LED technology that promises to make whites whiter and enhance colours. The latest LED lamp and the recently launched fixtures from Megaman provide an unbeatable combination for showing merchandise to its best advantage.
Urmet's IPervoice video entry and access control solution has been installed at St Joseph's Gate, an apartment complex located at a former foreign missionary college in Mill Hill, London. The system was chosen for the redevelopment of the Berkeley Group's site due to its simple installation process and the ability of Urmet products to blend with the Grade II-listed architecture.
As network operators and consumers become more and more aware of the importance of the security of supply in electrical power systems, they are becoming increasingly interested in the continuous measurement of power quality. In order to identify problems at an early stage and to be able to take appropriate preventative measures, the first step is to use a suitable measuring system to closely analyse the supply system or technical equipment over a longer time period. Depending on the specific facility and application, the requirements to be met by a suitable measuring system are very varied and include a wide range of different measurement functions.
Formerly Borri, Power Control (PCL) has received a glowing review for its electrical expertise and high performance UPS solutions from one of the world’s largest travel sites.
Due to continued business expansion, the global travel review company recently replaced its 60kVA, end of life unit with the purchase of two Borri B8000FXS 20kVA UPS units, which are now handling added capacity the company’s newest facility.
Testing underground – and undersea – high-voltage power cables is always a challenging task and has often involved the use of huge lorry-mounted test sets. As Damon Mount of Megger explains, however, recent developments mean that much smaller, easily transportable test sets can now provide results that are accurate, detailed and dependable.
SDN, Hyper Converged, Open Architecture, NFV, Web Scale, Disaggregation…. it’s getting confusing isn’t it? The data center stack keeps on getting more complicated, that’s why the smartest crowd in town converges on London’s ExCeL every November.
- 18 November 2015 - 19 November 2015
- Excel London, Princess Regent
- 361-363 Prince Regent Ln, London E16 3JP
With the rapid expansion of the international data centre market- Ireland punches above its weight, being host to nine out of the top ten world leading IT companies, many of whom are looking to or have based their data centres in Ireland. Distinguished global companies, such as Google, Linkedin, Apple and Facebook have recently selected Ireland to be their base for a data cente.
- 10 November 2015 - 11 November 2015
- RDS, Dublin, Ireland
- Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4
EMEX (www.emexlondon.com), taking place on the 11th and 12th November 2015 at ExCeL London, is for everyone responsible for reducing their organisation’s energy consumption. This can be achieved through better energy buying, staff training and innovative technology. Attendees from private and public sectors will be able to find and talk to companies that have developed the best solutions to decreasing your energy costs.
It is FREE to register to attend EMEX. There are 100+ exhibitors and over 80 seminar sessions focusing around 4 key areas:
1. Energy Management Solutions.
Innovation | Technology | Green IT | Data
2. Energy Management as a Profession.
Training | Career Development | Best Practice
3. Utilities and Energy Services.
TPIs | EnPC | Water Competition Market
4. Energy Use in the Built Environment.
Role of Facility Managers | ESOS | Auditing | M&V
- Who Should attend:
Electrical Engineers, Data Managers, IT Managers, Energy Managers, Facility Managers, Purchasing and Supply Managers, Training Managers and, HR, CSR, Legal and Finance functions, Business owners and General Managers from public and private sectors.
EMEX is an event that will focus on educating all those who work and are responsible for managing energy on how they can reduce their company’s energy cost.
EMEX will not only educate visitors but will be a major opportunity to find and talk to companies that have developed the best solutions to decreasing energy cost. This is not a show about the price of energy, it is a show about understanding its use.
- 11 November 2015 - 12 November 2015
- Excel London
- Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL