Electric.ie March/April 2023

ELECTRIC.IE • The Magazine & Website for the Irish Electrical Industry • 3 AP Haslam - Service and Efficiency - Page 29 Fight for Fiadh - Page 41 Hager's Install of the Year - Page 6 13 5 Editorial. 6 HAGER - Install of the Year. 9 European Parliament recognises the role of lighting in making buildings energy efficient & comfortable. 11 What is Cheaper to Run, Gas or Electric Patio Heaters? 13 5 reasons why your customers are ready for smart home technology. 17 How CUBIC enable panel builders to meet end-user requirements of any industry. 19 Hanley Energy announce 225 new jobs in the NorthEast of Ireland. 21 DDLETB Apprentice Electrician Class of 2022/23. 23 ECI Lighting announce New Technical Manager. 23 Scheme designed to deliver thousands of build-tobuy apartments. 27 Phoenix Contact - High operating convenience with new connection technology. 27 Phoenix Contact - New voltage variants under 100 W. 29 AP Haslam - Service and Efficiency. 31 Glamox urges building owners to take action ahead of the ban on fluorescent tube lighting. 33 18 year partnership delivering a more circular Irish WEEE economy. 34 LED Tube External System from LEDVANCE, the LED replacement solution for almost any application. 37 Eaton welcomes Rittal to its xModular partner program. 41 Fight for Fiadh - a letter from Joe Horgan. 43 AEW puts WEEE recycling at the top of its agenda. 43 AEW relaunches staff training programme. 45 Outdoor Enclosures – Aluminium Vs Stainless Steel. 47 Alpha Drives Limited announce move into new state-of-the-art premises. 49 Golf - EIGSI welcome new members. 54 Golf Fixtures for 2023. 56 B.E.G. deliver daylight dependent energy-saving lighting solution. 63 Mitsubishi Electric - Using digitalisation to create agile pharmaceutical production. 64 Expanded supports for businesses to invest in energy efficiency and renewable heating. 66 Obituary. 65 Buyers' Guide. 47 Contents 6