Electric.ie March/April 2023

ELECTRIC.IE • The Magazine & Website for the Irish Electrical Industry • 5 Editorial electric.ie Electric Bureau Ireland Ltd., Bluebell House Business Centre, Bluebell Avenue, Dublin 12 Tel: (087) 6698028 Info@electric.ie Reg. Dublin: 512293 Colin Sherlock General Manager Layout/Design colin.sherlock@electric.ie DISCLAIMER Electric Bureau Ireland Ltd. accept no responsiblity for the accuracy of contributed articles or statements appearing in this publication. Electric.ie is published by Electric Bureau Ireland Ltd. The magazine is circulated throughout Ireland and is available on wholesale trade counters and from representatives of electrical distributors who are members of EMDA The editor welcomes: contributions of technical papers, information on new products, details of installation projects and all editorial input of interest to our readers. Printed by W&G Baird IEBAAnnual Race Day. Congratulations to Shane Casey Electrical Services on winning the Hager 'Install of the Year 2022' competition. Great to see manufacturers actively promoting 'excellence' in the workplace. The quality of work from all finalists was exceptional. Full report of this on page 6. The annual IEBA Race Day on the 5th February at Leopardstown Racecourse was well supported with over two hundred and twenty five guest attending. had a fantastic day raising a total of €11,000 for the Charity. The Electrical Golf season gets off to a good start with the IEBA Golf Day scheduled for 12th May at Killeen Castle Golf Resort . Details to reserve your tee time are available on page 52. The EIGSI is getting a tremendous response this year. their first outing is on 31st March at the K Club. If interested in playing/becoming a member email bookings@eigsi.ie. The AECI are running 'Ireland's Electrical Trade Show' on Wednesday 24th May at the Lucan Spa Hotel. They are currently taking bookings. After the success of last year’s event you may need to get your booking in early! To secure your booking see page 45. Glamox are urging building owners to take action ahead of the ban on fluorescent tube lighting. (page 22) Schneider Electric Ireland give five reasons why your customers are ready for smart home technology. (page) Kevin Curran and Brendan O'Leary of Hager with Shane Casey. Noha Abdurahmanov, ECI Lighting, Technical Manager. We congratulate Alpha Drives Limited on their move into a purpose-built premises in the National Enterprise Park in Portlaoise. (page) ECI Lighting welcomes a new Technical Manager Noha Abdurahmanov. (page). Intelligent power management company Eaton recently announced the addition of Rittal to its xModular partner programme. If your company has good news to share, keep us informed at info@electric.ie.