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Welcome to the Technical area of the ECA Website, where members can benefit from unrivalled technical support across a wide range of electrotechnical activities. Click on the buttons below to access more on subject topics of interest.
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Over 2000 Members are supported annually with technical advice.
Clarifying & resolving technical issues, plus advice on good and best practice.
In 2012, the ECA partnered with Electrical Safety First (ESF) to create Certsure, who operate ECA Certifcation, NICEIC and ELECSA brands.
Find out more about the certification schemes on offer and how these meet high UKAS accredited technical standards.
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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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26 Jul 2017
ECA members and selected associates can exclusively save thousands of pounds every year by accessing over 80 selected electrotechnical installation standards via the My ECA website.
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.
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.
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.