electrical digest issue 49

For all the latest news visit www.electricaldigest.co.uk May 2018 18 Wieland Electric Wieland Electric Tel: 01483 531 213 http://www.wieland-electric.com/en-gb Wieland Light And Power Up 15 Bishopsgate Wieland Electric has supplied a variety of its gesis pluggable systems for the supply of lighting and power throughout 15 Bishopsgate, part of the Tower 42 estate in the heart of London. The prestigious building by The Tower Limited Partnership will provide Grade A office space and is situated on a prominent corner position in the area and a short walk from Liverpool Street station. 15 Bishopsgate offers 57,000 sq. ft. of brand new office space arranged over the ground and six upper floors, in addition to 22,000 sq ft of retail space at ground level that edges the re-landscaped public areas. The new BREEAM ‘Excellent’ and EPC A rated building utilises Wieland’s gesis pluggable systems to supply power to the LED lighting and general power to the building, including the 4 pipe coil air conditioning units. The gesis system offers a fast, secure and flexible installation that provides the perfect match for todays’ lighting schemes and its inherent flexibility means that any changes to the system can be accommodated quickly should the layout be changed at a later stage. The gesis family includes GST18 connectors that contain mechanical coding to prevent incorrect mating and assisting quick and easy connection. Using the gesis system for electrical services applications provides fast, safe and efficient power and lighting connection, saving up to 70% in installation time and up to 30% in cost reduction. The Wieland name has an enviable reputation in the electrical and building sectors for products that deliver quality, ease of installation and a reduction in timescales for both new builds and refurbishment projects. Get Ready For The 18th Edition With NAPIT With only months to go until the release of the 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations the industry is waiting in anticipation. Most of you have lots of questions in terms of what changes to expect when the publication is available and how it will affect your line of work. That’s where NAPIT can help! NAPIT EXPO are touring the country with their 18th Edition Roadshow from April 2018. The roadshow will provide face to face updates on the regulations through presentations created and delivered by the experts. NAPIT’s Technical Director, Frank Bertie, along with other NAPIT technical representatives sit on JPEL/64 Committees and have been involved in the new regulations every step of the way. So, you can receive the updates first-hand. Teaming up with different consumer unit and test instrument manufacturers Megger, Kewtech, Schneider Electric and Hager throughout the roadshows, visitors can expect an evening of technical seminars which will address what the new standards outline and how you can best apply them. There will also be Q&A sessions, open floor discussions and opportunities to browse the latest equipment and services from NAPIT on the day, including purchasing 18th Edition regs books pre-orders and training course packages, all of which make the transition period as easy as possible for you. Confirmed events so far: Southampton: Tuesday 24th April - CEMAST, 1 Meteor Way, Broom Way, Fareham, Lee-on-the-Solent PO13 9FU County-Durham: Thursday 3rd May –Robinsons UK Technical Training Academy, Site 3, Unit 3, Cold Hesledon Industrial Estate, Seaham, Co. Durham, SR7 8ST Shropshire: Thursday 10th May – Aico Centre of Excellence, Mile End Business Park, Oswestry SY10 8NN To register for an event there is a £15 deposit fee, the full amount can then be redeemed against any purchase of 18th edition books, bundles, training courses or new memberships at the event. Member and non-member pricing applies. Visit https://www.my18thedition.co.uk/register/ to register today and sign up to our dedicated 18th newsletter to receive exclusive updates and developments with the regs and the roadshow straight to your inbox. News Update