Electrical Distributors' Association

Founded in 1914, the Electrical Distributors’ Association (EDA) is the trade association for electrical wholesale distributors in the UK.

Wholesale distributors are the essential link between manufacturers of electro-technical products and the electricians and electrical contractors who install them.

The EDA supports and represents UK wholesalers, who join as Members, with Affiliated Membership open to manufacturers and service providers.

The EDA offers a bespoke package of benefits for members and affiliates including:

  • Networking events: high level social networking and business networking, including EDA Regional Business Forums
  • Training and apprenticeships
  • Business support services
  • Publications and promotion

For more information please call the EDA head office on 020 3141 7350 or visit www.eda.org.uk

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Legislation & Guidelines

REPORT A FAULTY CABLE

Guidance Videos

Contractors - are you CPR ready?

Contractors - are you CPR ready?

From 1st July 2017, Reaction to Fire cable requires a Declaration of Performance (DoP) and CE Marking under CPR.
Cable manufacturers - are you CPR ready?

Cable manufacturers - are you CPR ready?

From 1st July 2017, Reaction to Fire cable requires a Declaration of Performance (DoP) and CE Marking under CPR.
Specifiers – are you CPR ready?

Specifiers – are you CPR ready?

From 1st July 2017, Reaction to Fire cable requires a Declaration of Performance (DoP) and CE Marking under CPR.
Wholesalers - are you CPR ready?

Wholesalers - are you CPR ready?

From 1st July 2017, Reaction to Fire cable requires a Declaration of Performance (DoP) and CE Marking under CPR.
ACI Fake Britain Video

ACI Fake Britain Video

The TV programme investigated and found cables being used that do not comply with British Safety Standards
Better behaved cable

Better behaved cable

If the purchase doesn’t feel right then it probably isn’t
Speak the right language

Speak the right language

What’s written on the cable may not be what you buy
Dressed to impress

Dressed to impress

Some cables are deliberately under specified when

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