Entries by Hotcost

July 2017 Newsletter

Quick Links Extra Tests for cladding and insulation following Grenfell fire The government has ordered further tests on cladding and insulation in the wake of the Grenfell fire. The extra tests will help landlords decide on any remedial action needed to make buildings safer. These large scale tests will help establish how different types of […]

This month Hotcost were featured on Electrical Contracting News

This month Hotcost were featured on Electrical Contracting News website discussing the ED&I Expo. The ED&I Expo is the UK’s new national trade show for the electrical industry and is taking place at the NEC, Birmingham, on 6th-7th September, the show will provide hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of brands, learning opportunities and networking events. […]

June 2017 Newsletter

Quick Links Grenfell Tower fire probe focuses on cladding Fire investigators will focus on how the Grenfell tower blaze spread so rapidly jumping up the exterior of the building from the fourth floor to top in just 15 minutes. A key area of investigation will be the common rainscreen system used on the Grenfell Tower, which is designed to […]

May 2017 Newsletter

Workloads powering ahead for M&E specialists Business is booming in the M&E sector with 88% of contractors expecting their workloads to rise or stay steady during the current quarter. The latest bullish sector-wide Building Engineering Business Survey found 79% of engineering services saw turnover increase or remain stable during the first quarter of the year.Hundreds […]

ED&I Expo – Hotcost is going! Are you?

The UK’s Newest Electrical Design & Install Show This year Hotcost will be attending the ED&I Expo which is taking place at the NEC, Birmingham, on the 6th-7th September 2017. The Electrical Design and Install Expo (ED&I) provides a unique opportunity for those involved in the electrical industry to come together under one roof. The […]

April 2017 Newsletter

‘London’s biggest mechanical job goes ahead, there are new innovations in lighting control and security, punctuality is key for tradespeople and MP’s praise new gas safety technology’   Quick Links London’s biggest mechanical services job goes ahead in London Docklands The future of lighting control Punctuality is most influential when hiring tradespeople Introducing the new […]

Secure estimating from Hotcost Limited

Understanding the tender documentation is essential for any project and is a must for any estimator. Some aspects of the requirements may be very familiar but others may be new and sometimes pioneering. It is therefore vital for estimators to be alert and knowledgeable. An estimator needs to expect the unexpected and they need to […]

March 2017 Newsletter

‘A massive project goes into planning in Manchester, Engineering Services sector ends 2016 on a high, Schneider Electric opens their Customer Experience Centre and a new skills partnership is established’   Quick Links Plans in for Manchester £1.3bn vertical village towers Engineering Services sector ends 2016 on a high Installers encourage interest in smart home […]

Featured Product – Crabtree launches progressive wiring accessories range

Crabtree launches progressive wiring accessories range Range includes over 300 new products designed for commercial installations Crabtree, the UK-based wiring accessories company, has launched a new product range called Instinct. The range, specifically designed to improve the installation experience and aesthetics in commercial projects, contains over 300 products with new innovations and benefits within sockets, fuse connection units […]