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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.

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

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Audio Visual Systems

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Fire Alarm & Emergency Systems

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Hazardous Areas

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High Voltage

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Datacomms/ Structured Data Cabling

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Inspection, Testing & Verification

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Low Voltage

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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 ECA Technical Bulletins and Guidance Notes

New ECA Technical Bulletins and Guidance Notes

23 Feb 2017

To add to the suite of technical guidance available from the ECA we have now launched our new Technical Bulletins and Guidance Notes

#RogueInstalls gallery

08 Feb 2017

In the second instalment of our new gallery of 'Rogue Installations', held in association with Voltimum, we cast an eye over some of the shocking installations found by contractors.

New Client Safety Certificate Available for Members

12 Jan 2017

The ECA Technical Department has now added a new certificate for members to formally record potentially dangerous situations found on a client’s premises.

Government skills review a 'missed opportunity'

03 Mar 2016

ECA urges government to address payment problems to boost investment

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