Hosted by BBC Breakfast’s business presenter, Steph McGovern, the UK’s best smart electrical products were announced on Wednesday 12 October 2018 with EDA affiliates winning four out of the eight categories.
The Voltimum Smart Solutions Awards were held at UK Construction Week at the NEC.
The EDA Affiliate winners were:
Thorn Lighting won:
Schneider Electric won:
EDA CEO Margaret Fitzsimons presented the Award for Best Manufacturers, which went to Hamilton Litestat. Watch the video.
The annual awards ceremony, organised by Voltimum, is sponsored by EDA Affiliates ABB, Legrand, and Schneider Electric.
UK Construction Week is the UK’s biggest and busiest event for the construction trade.
Held on 10 October 2018 at The Digital Construction Hub, UK Construction Week 2018, at Birmingham’s NEC, the annual Smart Solutions Awards champion integrators and installers who have demonstrated excellence in projects over the past 18 months. They also recognise the vital role manufacturing businesses, people and innovations that are driving the smart solutions sector forward.
“I’m amazed at how the standard of excellence continues to rise,” says Rodney Jack, editor of Voltimum.
“Product innovation is especially strong this year, with design, quality, and environmental credentials at the heart of this pioneering sector. We are proud to recognise those who are trailblazing within their categories.”
Highly Commended: Ark M&E
Winner: Moss Technical – Assisted living in Lancashire
Highly Commended: Electrobyte Ltd – Eight bedroom new-build installation
Winner: Thorn Lighting – Wincanton
Highly Commended: Moss Technical – Aston Marina Restaurant
Winner: Hamilton Litestat
Winner: Legrand – MyHome_Up
Highly Commended: Schneider Electric – Wiser
Winner: Schneider Electric – Power Tag
Winner: Gira G1
Richard Hayward, Sales Director, Wiring Devices Business Unit, Legrand