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Dear Members,

I hope this email finds you safe and well.   Please see email below from Matt Burton, Philips re Free Connected Lighting Webinar hosted by Voltimum.

 

I hope you are all well during these unprecedented times.

A short note that we are hosting a free webinar for all electrical Installers/Contractors, next Friday 3rd April at 13:00. This is being hosted by Voltimum and I encourage your members to come and join us to develop their knowledge around Connected Lighting and self-commissioning our Interact Pro system.

The registration link is below. It will last for circa 1 hour with opportunity for live Q&A.

https://www.voltimum.co.uk/academy/philips-connected-lighting-installer

Please could you share with your members and let me know if you have any questions or would like anything further. We are here to support you and your members as much as possible.

Stay safe and we look forward to sharing more digital engagement opportunities until we can resume our face to face events with you.

Kind Regards

Matt Burton

Trade & Specification Channel Marketing & Operations Manager UK&I

 +44 7900 428373

Philips Centre, Guildford Business Park, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 8XG

 

 

 

 

 

 

We have had a number of emails / phone calls regarding the Coronavirus and its effect on business and employment. The only advise that we can follow at the present time is what the government have published, please see the link below in regard to same along with a link to the HSE website regarding the Coronavirus on how to protect yourself and others you come into contact with.

We will update you as soon as we made aware of any changes / updates, we understand that this is a worrying time for employers and employees.

https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/99104a-covid-19-coronavirus/

https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/coronavirus/coronavirus.html

 AECI

 

Please see below links to the New National Rules for Electrical Installations I.S. 10101

See below https://safeelectric.ie/contractors/new-wiring-rules-is-10101/

AECI in conjunction with NSAI & Safe Electric will be resuming the seminars on I.S. 10101 and we can confirm these dates shortly.

NSAI have released today the press release for the New National Rules for Electrical Installations. This can be found on our NSAI webpage:
https://www.nsai.ie/about/news/nsai-publishes-new-national-rules-for-electrical-installations/

NSAI FAQs can be found here:
https://www.nsai.ie/standards/sectors/electrotechnical-standards/national-wiring-rules-faqs/

Attached is a copy of the NSAI press release, the CRU flow diagram and the Safe Electric Roadshow flyer.

The link below will bring you to the Safe Electric website where you will find FAQs.

https://safeelectric.ie/contractors/new-wiring-rules-is-10101/

Instead of circulating the CRU transition memo (N1714 & N1715) this information is now on the Safe Electric website which you can share with your members.

N Number Title (Description) Exp. Action Due Date Version Date
1720 Final Safe Electric Roadshow flyer 3 INFO None 2020-03-02
1719 CRU Flow Chart (replaces N 1716) INFO None 2020-03-02
1718 Press Release INFO None 2020-03-02

Download all documents as ZIP : ZIP-File

Access to NSAI eCommittees: Committee Homepage

We are delighted to announce that the winner of our first Membership Draw was the Tritech Group, congratulation from all the Staff and Council Members at AECI.

We would like to thank all our members for their support and for supporting the Electrical Contracting Industry.

 

 

 

Council Members and non- Council Members

Representation on behalf of AECI 2020

Brian Flanagan                              NSAI  ETC (Electro Technical Council)  Overseeing all TC’s (Technical Committees)

Colm Walsh                                     NSAI   IS3217 Emergency Lighting Standards / EIFI / Solas / NJIC

Brian Hickey                                   NSAI   TC2    National Wiring Rules  ( IS 10101)

Dermot Mc Clannon Jnr.           NSAI   TC4    Switchgear

Keith Ennis                                      NSAI    TC6   Equipment for Potentially Explosive Atmospheres

Michael O Hara                              NSAI    High Voltage Field

Mattie Ryan                                     Safe Electric / RECI Chairman

Darren Kinsella                             EVCIA (Electric Vehicle Chargers Installers Association)

Chris Lundy                                     RECI / CRU / SOLAS / EIFI / NJIC / Connect Trade Union

Seamus Byrne, Mick Costello & Michael Kelly – Tendering & Contracts:

                                                              G.C.C.C. (Government Construction Contracts Committee)

                                                              AECI (Association of Consulting Engineers)

                                                              SCSI (Society of Chartered Surveyors of Ireland)

                                                              EIFI (Electrical Industry Federation)

                                                              CIF (Construction Industry Federation)

 

 

The Electrical Trade Show 2020 will take place on Wednesday 2nd September 2020 in the Lucan Spa Hotel, Dublin from 10am to 6pm.
 
More details to follow shortly…

For your information, Part L, Technical Guidance Documents L and Energy Performance of Buildings Directive Regulations relating to Electric Vehicle Recharging Infrastructure and Building Automation and Control Systems have been published for Public Consultation on the DHPLG website.

The link to the public consultation documents is provided below:
https://www.housing.gov.ie/housing/building-standards/energy-performance-buildings/public-consultation-review-building

The closing date for submissions is the 5th February 2020.

We held a seminar entitled “New National Rules for Electrical Installations IS:10101” presented by Mr. Tim O Connor from RECI / Safe Electric on Wednesday 13th November in the Connacht Hotel Galway. The day was a great success with a great attendance. Many thanks to the Presenter and to all who attended this event. We hope to do a similar Seminar in Cork in January 2020, we will keep you updated.