News & Developments

  • BS6701: Amendment 1-2017

    30th November 2017 saw the publication of BS6701: Amendment 1, prior to its adoption as a supplement to the upcoming BS7671 18th Edition of the IET Electrical Wiring Regulations in July 2018. The primary objective of the standard was to improve the performance of data and telecommunications cables in fire conditions. The new BS6701: Amendment 1-2017 standard dictates a given EuroClass of Cca, S1b, d2, a2 cable construction in the permanent installation of both copper and fibre optic cables within a building.

  • Construction Product Regulations

    With the recent implementation of Construction Product Regulations requiring even more stringent compliance to additional performance in fire conditions, M&E Design documentation is now even more critical in its accuracy within modern building design. More and more IP-Connected devices are providing several different services within modern buildings, and Power over Ethernet is enabling end-device manufacturers to offer remotely powered intelligent equipment.

  • Connectix Cabling Systems Sponsorship

    Here at Connectix we are delighted to announce that we are now sponsoring one of our executive partners Stephen Johansen (MD, Indigo Technology Services) in his ongoing racing series. Stephen has seen success in a range of championships throughout the UK and Europe including the Funcup endurance and podiumed in the VAG Trophy. Stephens current series, The Milltek Sport Volkswagen Racing Cup (launched in 2000), is widely regarded as the most exciting saloon car championship in the UK.