Electric.ie Nov Dec 2020

ELECTRIC.IE • The Magazine & Website for the Irish Electrical Industry • 9 Industry News Rointe - The future of electric heating, today A t Rointe, they develop and manufacture space heating and hot water heaters that are 100% electric and energy- efficient. They are committed to providing the most innovative and sustainable electric heating solutions on the market. Rointe understand the challenges of heating today. With the latest ർ Rointe heating systems are designed to meet the growing demand for efficient and environmentally friendly heating products. electric heating systems, they work to make your life easier, comfortable and above all, warm. Rointe was born in 1985 as a small artisan manufacturer of electric radiators. Throughout the years they have grown into an international electric heating company with a wide range of electric space and water heating products. Part of the Holdenmur Group, they are dedicated to replacing old fashioned heating systems with efficient electric solutions. They are a leader in this sector in Spain and one of the benchmarks in electric heating in Europe. www.rointe.ie Tel: 01 5530523 Rointe, Headquarters in Murcia, Spain Joe Walsh of Siemens receives NSAI 1997 Award ർ This award is given by the National Standards Authority of Ireland, in recognition of exceptional dedication to standards development. E ach year on 14th of October, members of IEC, ISO and ITU celebrate World Standards Day. This is a means of paying tribute to the collaborative efforts of the thousands of experts worldwide that develop the voluntary technical agreements that are published as International Standards. This year Joe Walsh of Siemens received the NSAI 1997 special recognition award. Joe chairs the NSAI TC16 WG2 – “Fire Alarms Working Group”. This group is responsible for the maintenance of I.S.3218. Joe has been involved in Standards since 2010 and has managed the task of transitioning from ''old thinking'' to modernisation exceptionally well. On receiving the award Joe says "In Siemens, we believe in always acting in a responsible and sustainable way. That’s the reason we have been involved in many of Ireland’s major infrastructure projects since 1925. It is also the reason why Siemens is happy to support the role of NSAI in developing solid standards throughout Irish industry".