Electrical Contracting News (ECN) August 2016 - Page 3

CONTENTS 18 Project Focus Russell Drury talks to Steven Hunt & Associates about its work at the Art Deco Royal Court Theatre in Liverpool. VOLUME 36 NO. 08 • AUGUST 2016 SPECIAL FEATURE: HVAC 34 Chris Stammers at Dimplex looks at how the latest changes in energy policy, legislation and trends might impact electrical contractors when installing electric heating systems. 38 Emma Clancy of NICEIC explains how it is possible to breath new life into indoor air quality by improving ventilation systems around the home. 40 Heatrae Sadia’s Alan Clarke offers advice on choosing the right hot water cylinder. 44 Chris Needham of Schneider Electric explains how modern HVAC solutions can help improve the healthcare environment and lower energy usage. 48 Extensive product information. 5 Industry News All the latest news, views, events and industry information. 8 Contract News Who is putting what in where. 10 Lighting Projects High profile case studies from the lighting sector. 12 Editorial Going online. 14 Key Issue Steve Martin at the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) outlines the differences between value engineering and cost cutting. 16 Training Skills and qualifications news. 20 Competition Win an iPad Air 2 courtesy of Hamilton. 22 Cable management Jon Hillier at Metsec considers how IP4X rated electrical enclosures can help to maximise the safe performance of a cable containment solution. 25 Commercial installation Steve Slater at HellermannTyton explains how installers and specifiers can help protect the commercial sector through effective cable management. 28 Emergency lighting Paul Dawson of ESP looks to address some of the questions raised by the BS EN ISO 7010 standard. 31 Tools John Cove at Starrett highlights five hole saw hacks that can help make the job easier. QUALITY VALUE PERFORMANCE NEWLEC TICKS THE BOX EVERY TIME! FOR MORE DETAILS ASK YOUR LOCAL BRANCH OR CALL 0800 783 6909