Electric.ie Magazine May/June 2023

ELECTRIC.IE • The Magazine & Website for the Irish Electrical Industry • 3 Rittal: Demesne Electrical appointed as YUASA Distributor - Page 47 Hager - Contractors enjoy a winning day at Punchestown - Page 19 CEF TechTalks - Page 11 17 5 Editorial. 6 Phoenix Contact - 100 years of passion for technology and innovation. 8 Siemens - Can all buildings be Smart? 11 CEF bring TechTalks to Ireland. 13 WEEE Ireland reminds the agricultural sector to recycle farm fence batteries as new EU regulations approach. 15 Garrabridge - Experts in Lighting. 17 AP Haslam - SPARTAN Hazardous Area Lighting. 19 Hager customers enjoy a winning day at Punchestown. 21 Forum Lighting Solutions launch New Catalogue. 23 Lidacel - Celebrate 21 years in business. 25 DETA Electrical launches NEW EV Charge Points eVolo. 27 ABB Tenton® measure, monitor and control the air quality in the home. 29 Glamox - Energy Saving Calculator. 31 Schneider Electric's products offer fast and easy installation, safe and reliable circuit protection. 33 Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris 2023. 35 RS Connect encourages customers and suppliers to network at Galway event. 37 Golf Results. 38 Precision Cables - New product FP 500. 42 Mitsubishi Electric and Ashdale Engineering celebrate 35 years of delivering advanced automation projects. 45 Government approves Ireland’s first ever Clean Air Strategy. 47 Demesne Electrical have been appointed as a distributor for YUASA Battery Europe. 51 Phoenix Contact: Ligtning and surge protective devices with innovative carbon spark gap technology. 51 Phoenix Contact: Reliably protect DC applications against surge voltages. 54 BEG - Why intelligent lighting sets the scene for Learning...and saving energy. 56 Rittal - More than explosion protection. 57 Extra - Golf Results. 62 Appointments. 62 A spiritual tale of lighting contrasts. 67 Buyers' Guide. 14 Contents 8