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#Project18 - Introducing major changes of BS 7671 18th Edition

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Engineering advice from a practical point of view.

Over 2000 Members are supported annually with technical advice.

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  • Are you making the most of your membership?

    Are you making the most of your membership?

    Save your business thousands of pounds!

    The ECA BSI Online Library features over 80 electrical and electronic installation British Standards. 

    Hard copies of British Standards can cost up to thousands of pounds each to purchase.
    The Online Library Licence prices for a yearly subscription is £100 (+ VAT).


     

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  • ECA Industry Awards 2018

    ECA Industry Awards 2018

    Now on its sixth year - The ECA Industry Awards, recognise top-performing organisations throughout the electrotechnical and engineering services industry.

    The 12 award categories provide opportunities for all sizes of ECA Registered Members and to winder industry.

    Entries for 2018 awards are now open
  • ECA #PROJECT18

    ECA #PROJECT18

    ...an exciting new ECA campaign to raise awareness of the 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations through guidance as well as representation of ECA Member businesses interest during the public consultation and beyond.

     

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ECA BSI Online Standards, now with 83 standards available

ECA BSI Online Standards, now with 83 standards available

03 May 2017

ECA members can save thousands of pounds by accessing British and European Standards via the ECA website. From there, you can subscribe to the BSI Online Library from just £100 per year. The library features now over 80 electrical and electronic installation British Standards.

ECA backs ECS plans to embrace 18th edition

ECA backs ECS plans to embrace 18th edition

19 Apr 2017

Plans are underway to incorporate the forthcoming 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations into the Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, to allow ECS cardholders to demonstrate their continuing professional development.

Passive Fire Protection, new ECA guide

Passive Fire Protection, new ECA guide

19 Apr 2017

Fire compartmentation is an important element of 'passive fire protection' and is achieved by dividing a premise into 'fire compartments' through the use of fire doors, floors and walls of fire-resisting construction, cavity barriers within roof voids and fire stopping to services that penetrate through these.

New ECA Technical Bulletin on wiring accessory replacement out now!

New ECA Technical Bulletin on wiring accessory replacement out now!

23 Feb 2017

This new 'snap shot' bulletin provides practical guidance for clients on the competence of those replacing wiring accessories and undertaking necessary testing once a commercial or domestic installation job is complete.