A Message from the EIFI President

Mark, Keogh, EIFI President. Dear Members and Associates of the Electrical Industry, We are going through a very tough period with the Covid-19 Pandemic and I am confident in the ability of our Country and Electrical Industry to respond to this crisis. First and foremost, your health and safety are our top priorities, [...]

By |2020-04-06T09:42:44+00:00April 3rd, 2020|News|0 Comments

Emergency lighting: always there to save lives!

All of us have probably experienced emergency lighting at least once in our life, either while leaving a building in case of a real emergency or during a regular fire exit exercises we took part in. Just have a look around you: emergency lighting is present in all types of buildings, from hospitals to schools, [...]

By |2020-03-06T11:24:54+00:00March 6th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Lighting – The Single Market requires better enforcement of EU rules

‒ While great progress has been made over the past decades to complete the European Single Market, an ever-increasing number of non-compliant products, including lighting products, remain easily accessible to end-users. The lighting industry is coping with many rules. Soon, the European Commission will publish its new requirements on Eco-design and energy labelling for lighting. [...]

By |2020-03-05T13:59:27+00:00March 5th, 2020|News|0 Comments

President of the EIFI celebrates 30 Years at Schneider Electric

Mark began his career as an Application Engineer at Schneider Electric in 1990. During the following years he has held positions in Engineering, Marketing, Sales and became the VP for Buildings & Industry in 2015. He has been very active in the wider electrical community, notably in his role as President of the Electrical Industries [...]

By |2020-03-04T15:43:27+00:00March 4th, 2020|News|0 Comments

I.S.10101:2020 A Summary of the Key Changes to the National Wiring Rules

• I.S. 10101 – General The layout and structure of the document differs from the current Wiring Rules. For example, what were previously known as “Parts” (i.e. Parts 1-7) in ET 101:2008 are being re-labelled as “Chapters” in I.S.10101:2020. This change will serve to enhance readability of the document into the future. • I.S. 10101 [...]

By |2020-03-04T15:31:46+00:00March 4th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Safe Electric – Spring 2020 Roadshows

A number of seminars highlighting the latest changes have been organised by Safe Electric in various venues around the country for April and May. We have listed the dates and venues below. Shearwater Hotel, Marina Point, Ballinasloe, Co Galway, H53 F5P9 Tuesday 21st April 2020 Gleneagles Hotel, Muckross Road Killarney, Co Kerry, V93 V6WF Thursday [...]

By |2020-03-04T13:54:22+00:00March 4th, 2020|News|0 Comments

NSAI publishes new National Wiring Rules for Electrical Installation

The new document, available 6th March 2020, is the first major revision in over a decade New rules reflect significant changes in the regulatory and standards environment Technical seminars to take place nationwide to outline key changes Ireland’s new National Rules for Electrical Installations (Wiring Rules) have been published by the National Standards Authority of [...]

By |2020-03-04T13:37:06+00:00March 4th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Event – Ireland’s New National Rules for Electrical Installations

A packed Auditorium with Lively Debate The National Standards Authority (NSAI) have been running a number of events across the country regarding Ireland’s new Wiring Rules, also known as Irish Standard I.S. 10101:20xx. This document has been issued for Public Consultation until the 15th March. Until this date the electrotechnical Industry has the [...]

By |2019-05-23T14:07:26+00:00May 23rd, 2019|News|0 Comments

A discussion on the changes to Ireland’s national wiring rules.

Introducing Ireland's New National Rules for Electrical Installations I.S: 10101 The National Standards Authority of Ireland has assembled industry specialists to advise on the new European rules, to adapt them as required for Irelands needs, and to adopt the rules in the form of the new Irish standard IS:10101 which is out for public consultation [...]

By |2019-02-15T09:59:30+00:00February 1st, 2019|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments