Winners – Northern Ireland’s Electrical Awards 2021

Winners announced at Northern Ireland’s Electrical Awards 2021…

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Lighting Product of the Year
Sponsored by  Electrical Magazine

WINNER: Ansell Lighting for its bespoke, versatile and sustainable lighting system OTTO Evo. This user-friendly ‘professional’s choice’ product ensures installation, wiring, maintenance, and servicing are swift and easy.

Electrical Product of the Year
Sponsored by Tegral Lighting

WINNER: AICO Ltd impressed judges with its Ei1000G SmartLINK Gateway. An innovative and worthy winner supported and praised by a number of testimonials.

Innovative Product of the Year
Sponsored by Tegral Lighting

WINNER: EcoVolt’s CEP – Carbon Paint Heating System, stood out as ground-breaking and merited recognition from the judges for its sustainability factors.

Small Contractor of the Year
Sponsored by Collingwood Lighting

WINNER: KMDL Engineering Ltd demonstrated commitment to providing a quality service to all clients, alongside a commitment to invest and develop its workforce.

Medium Contractor of the Year
Sponsored by Specialised Fire & Security

WINNER: AG Electrical (NI) Ltd set the bar extremely high for the judging panel who were pleased with numerous glowing testimonials alongside a detailed breakdown of recent projects.

Large Contractor of the Year
Sponsored by Hanover Systems Ltd

WINNER: Hanover Systems Ltd, consistently recognised as a leader in its sector, were deemed worthy winners in this category. Judges remarked how the company always strive to provide a first-class service.

Fire and Security Contractor of the Year
Sponsored by Greenlamp, Preslite Distribution Ltd

WINNER: Building Protection Systems (NI) Ltd impressed judges with its submission which was supported by numerous overviews of projects and glowing testimonials from both customers and clients.

Specialist Contractor of the Year
Sponsored by Tec Electric

WINNER: NIAVAC Ltd scooped top place in this category for its evolution of hybrid events which spoke volumes to the team of judges demonstrating its determination to give its customers the best possible AV experience.

Lighting Project of the Year
Sponsored by Atlas World

WINNER: Lightsource worked closely with its client, Hinch Distillery in County Down to bring a stunning project to life. A glowing example of how Lighthouse collaborated with the client to bring this stunning project to life.

Small Domestic Project of the Year
Sponsored by Aurora Lighting

WINNER: CDE NI Ltd for its impressive work on the Church of the Resurrection Apartment Development in Belfast. The firm remained committed and conscientious throughout some of the worst parts of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Large Domestic Project Award
Sponsored by BM Electrical

WINNER: Derek Burnside Electrical Ltd for its work on the Garden Bar and Gym, Largy Road, Randalstown. It is clear this is a project which will be treasured for years to come.

Small Commercial Project of the Year
Sponsored by City Electrical Factors

WINNER: KMDL Engineering (NI) Ltd was named overall winner for its stunning work on First Portadown Presbyterian Church. A bright, vibrant, and modern installation was delivered and completed within timeframe and budget.

Medium Commercial Project of the Year
Sponsored by Ledvance

WINNER: Braham Electrical for the complete refurbishment of all services throughout the AIB Bank Headquarters, Belfast. Testimonials concluded that attention to detail on-site was excellent, as was quality of installation.

Large Commercial Project of the Year
Sponsored by Gripple

WINNER: William Coates Ltd for its work on Northern Ireland’s iconic Grand Opera House in Belfast. Glowing testimonial was provided to the judges from Ian Wilson, Chief Executive of Grand Opera House describing the finished project as, ‘stunning.’

Electrician of the Year
Sponsored by KNIPEX

WINNER: Zone Electrical, this reputable small electrical company prides itself on customer satisfaction, and always strives to ensure that all customers are 100% satisfied with the service they receive.

Apprentice of the Year
Sponsored by Edmundson Electrical, WS Mercer, EE Greentech

WINNER: Troy McConville of Vaughan Engineering Services Ltd whose application not only highlighted his passion, interest, and commitment to learn, but also included glowing testimonials from his college, lecturer and employer.

Sales Representative of the Year
Sponsored by Harpers

WINNER: Amy Long from City Electrical Factors (CEF) Bangor branch. A most deserving accomplishment for Amy who clearly goes above and beyond to ensure clients’ needs are met.

Multinational Wholesaler of the Year
Sponsored by Precision Cables

WINNER: City Electrical Factors (CEF), a forward-thinking wholesaler with the biggest branch network in Northern Ireland. The company places customers as central to its business, assuring them of a superior level of service and attention.

Independent Wholesaler of the Year
Sponsored by Precision Cables

WINNER: BM Electrical Ltd picked up this award with judges remarking how management continue to invest in its staff and provide a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere for both staff and customers.

Wholesaler Best Customer Service
Sponsored by Precision Cables

WINNER: Northern Electrical Supplies Ltd were crowned winners. Judges stated how this dedicated team boasts a wealth of experience from diverse backgrounds.

Wholesaler Readers’ Choice
Sponsored by Precision Cables

WINNER: WS Mercer, Belfast received the most votes across our campaign to vote for the winner on our social platforms. Praised for high standards of service, competitive pricing, extensive product knowledge and solid support within the trade.

Manufacturer of the Year
Sponsored by Ecovolt

WINNER: Ansell Lighting were deemed worthy winners for its fast and efficient service teamed with a focus on design, product quality and reliability.

Distributor of the Year
Sponsored by Luceco

WINNER: Demesne Electrical impressed our team of judges for its dedication to work with only the best electrical control and switchgear manufacturers made them a firm favourite in this category.

Special Recognition Award
Sponsored by Klauke

WINNER: Denis Hession, formerly Hession Agencies who has dedicated his working life to the electrical trade. An exceptionally well-liked character who was thoroughly deserving of this award.

Overall Achievement Award
Sponsored by NAPIT

WINNERS: Dowds Group for taking great pride in their work and always striving to deliver the very best service to its clients. Stand-out projects include the new £22million Ulster University facility along with other large medical projects, leisure centres, food processing plants and educational works.


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