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

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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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  • Making the most of your membership?

    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 price for a yearly subscription is £100(+ VAT).

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  • United on Technical Standards

    United on Technical Standards

    ECA & NICEIC - Powerful Together

    In 2012, the ECA partnered with Electrical Safety First (ESF) to create Certsure, who operate ECA Certification, NICEIC and ELECSA brands. Discover the certification schemes on offer and how these meet high UKAS accredited technical standards.

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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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