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Member Drop In Sessions – Duns and Castle Douglas

After the success of the drop in session in Invergordon we will be holding two more drop in sessions for our Members. Membership Representative, Fiona Smith will be holding two drop in sessions one in Duns and the other in Castle Douglas. She will be joined by Technical Services Adviser, Darren Sweeney in Duns and … Continued

Smart Meters – A study

SELECT has been approached by the Scottish Energy Centre of Edinburgh’s Napier University, who would like to speak to small businesses (1 to 10 employees) who have had a smart energy meter installed which is supplying energy to their place of business. They are particularly keen to hear about energy consumption after meters are installed. … Continued

SELECT welcomes new Members for July 2017:

We would like to welcome the new Members that joined SELECT in July: DS Thomson Electrical Ltd 1st Class Gas Limited BM Electrical Services Perth JT Hart Electrical Services Muir Electrical Ltd JR10 Electrical

SELECT takes strong message on regulation to Scottish Government minister

SELECT and representatives of Unite the union recently met with Keith Brown, MSP, Cabinet Secretary for the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work to discuss the issue of rogue electricians and the continuing threat that they pose to public safety. At the meeting, Mr. Brown agreed to explore what might be able to be done in … Continued

Building Standards Seminar – 28 August – Dundee

Local Authority Building Standards (LABSS) in conjunction with the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) have arranged a seminar which will be held in the Apex City Quay Hotel, Dundee on  Monday 28 August 2017 commencing at 9.30 am. The Seminar will be formally opened with a keynote speech from the Minister for Local Government and … Continued

Major Drive to Overhaul Payment Practices in Scottish Public Sector Construction

Representatives from over half of the councils in Scotland recently attended a seminar in Stirling to hear how they can overhaul payment practices in construction procurement.  There is a statutory obligation on all public bodies in Scotland with large construction spends to ensure that supply chain firms are paid within 30 days. On behalf of … Continued

SELECT welcomes new Members for June 2017:

We would like to welcome the new Members that joined SELECT in June: 24-7 365 Electrical Services Ltd John Rodgers Electrical Services Edin Electrical Installations Ltd West Coast Electrical Services (Inverclyde) Ltd River Clyde Homes Richard Strathdee Ltd Vic Cumming Electrician TLC Housing Maintenance Ltd Scot Signs Ltd Greystone Energy Limited Black Isle Building Services … Continued

SELECT appoints Kevin Griffin as president

SELECT has a new president. It has appointed Kevin Griffin, who has been influential in SELECT activity in the Lanarkshire area for many years. Kevin, who took up his post this week (Wed, June 7), succeeded Eric Rae of Turriff and will serve as president for a two-year term. The new president runs Logic Systems Fire & … Continued

Construction Products Regulation (CPR) requirements for electrical cabling

The Approved Cables Initiative (ACI) has developed an online video campaign to highlight Construction Products Regulation (CPR) requirements and how they affect cabling. You can view the video by clicking here.   The ACI reports examples of sub-standard cable and failures in UK market surveillance. Using existing legislation, it works with the Health & Safety … Continued

SELECT welcomes new Members for May 2017:

We would like to welcome the new Members that joined SELECT in May: Heating Care Scotland Ltd P T Electrical Edwards Electrical Underwood and Sons Electrical Services Ceteris Scotland Limited