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

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Audio Visual Systems

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ECA Technical Helpline for Members

Engineering advice from a practical point of view.

Over 2000 Members are supported annually with technical advice.

Clarifying & resolving technical issues, plus advice on good and best practice.

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  • New Technical Guidance

    New Technical Guidance

    The employer's legal duties to maintain safe electrical installations

    Understand your legal duties to ensure adeqaute inspection, testing and maintenance of electrical systems.

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  • Make the most of your membership

    Make the most of your membership

    ECA BSI Online Library has over 80 electrical and electronic installation British Standards. The Online Library Licence price for a yearly subscription is £100(+ VAT) - saving you £££'s.

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  • United on Technical Standards

    United on Technical Standards

    ECA & NICEIC - Powerful Together

    Discover the certification schemes on offer and how these meet high UKAS accredited technical standards.

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New International Standard for BIM

New International Standard for BIM

03 Oct 2018

The British Standards Institute (BSI) has announced that there will be a new International Standard for BIM issued in November 2018

Changes to ENA public electricity network guidance

Changes to ENA public electricity network guidance

25 Jan 2018

Members who are involved with the connection of distributed generators in parallel with the electricity network should note that changes are imminent to the relevant Energy Networks Association guidance.

Guide to preventing false Hold-up Alarms

Guide to preventing false Hold-up Alarms

15 Nov 2017

The Fire and Security Association (FSA) has contributed to a guide which aims to help the installers of Hold-Up Alarm (HUA) systems to reduce the number of false alarms.

Recording now available: FSA webinar on key changes to BS 5839-1:2017

Recording now available: FSA webinar on key changes to BS 5839-1:2017

02 Nov 2017

In partnership with Voltimum, ECA delivered a one-hour CPD certified webinar on 25 October.

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