Scolmore wins at the Electrical Industry Awards

01-11-2016


Scolmore’s innovative mobile App has won in the Electrical App of the Year category in this year’s Electrical Industry Awards.

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The free to download App is packed full of features and calculators and is designed to make life easier for electricians on the job.  It contains a complete range of searchable products (9,000 in total), product and tutorial videos, catalogue downloads and all the latest news and events to keep users up to date with all that’s happening in the company and the industry.

What sets the Scolmore App apart is the ‘Tool Kit’ feature, which includes a selection of valuable calculators, designed to make it quick and easy for electricians to make essential calculations on the job.  Included are Z’s values; Cable Selection and Voltage Drop; Power Factor; KVA Convertor; Cost Saving Calculator; Downlights Number Calculator; Resistance Calculator; Voltage Calculator; Current Calculator and Power Calculator.

Keen to ensure that the App would work exactly how electricians would want it to, Scolmore put the App to the test and prior to launch solicited feedback and suggestions from the industry, with a competition targeting a dedicated Facebook forum of 7,000 electrical contractors.   This feedback was taken on board and the original app updated to incorporate a number of tweaks and improvements, as well as some valuable additional features.  

These include:

  • ‘Quick Buy’ feature – hold down on a product in the list view to quickly add to basket
  • Product image - click on a product to enlarge it to full width on phones and 600px x 600px on tablets, for superb clarity
  • Cable Selection and Volt Drop Calculator in the Tool Kit – updated with electricians ease of use in mind.

Commenting on the award win, Marie Parry, Marketing Director said:  “We are delighted to have received this recognition from the industry.  A lot of work went into developing the App to ensure that it would be of real benefit to electricians while on the job, providing them with valuable information and helping them operate more quickly and efficiently.  The award is a great accolade for the team at Scolmore who were responsible for getting the App launched.”


For further information, contact Scolmore on 01827 63454, or visit www.scolmore.com.