EMSc (UK) Ltd, manufacturer of the Star® range of energy saving solutions – including the UK’s leading voltage optimisation system Powerstar – is pleased to announce it has been awarded SAFEcontractor accreditation, which recognises very high standards of health and safety practise.
Dr Alex Mardapittas, EMS managing director commented:
“At EMS we are driven by our desire to maintain a high standard of health and safety across all aspects of our business and we are committed to ensuring the welfare of our employees, contractors and clients at all times.”
“This accreditation demonstrates the high standards of health and safety practices we operate under and our commitment to ensuring these high standards are upheld.”
John Kinge, Head of Risk at SAFEcontractor said:
“Major organisations can no longer run the risk of employing contractors who are not able to prove that they have sound health and safety policies. More companies need to understand the importance of adopting good risk management in the way that EMS has done.”
SAFEcontractor is a leading health and safety pre-qualification assessment scheme, dedicated to promoting higher standards of competence and compliance through the provision of relevant industry specific and tailored health and safety assessments for all professions and sectors. It is the fastest growing health and safety accreditation scheme in the UK, with more than 160 major clients and almost 18,000 contractor members.
About EMSc UK
EMS is renowned for designing and manufacturing the Star® range of energy saving products. In addition to the market leading Powerstar voltage optimisation solution, the company also manufactures Airstar and Hotelstar, products that allow companies, organisations and hotels to reduce their energy costs as well as reduce their carbon emissions.
2011 – Winner Innovation of the Year Award Yorkshire Post Excellence in Business Awards
2010 – Winner of the Yorkshire Forward Innovator/10: Innovation in Action Award
2006 – Winner of the CARE4AIR AWARD
2006 & 2004 SMART Award for Innovation
Can save an average of 12-15% (up to 26.1% savings recorded) of electricity consumption.
Is fully designed and manufactured in the UK. All Powerstar components, including even minor items such as the paint, are sourced from UK manufacturers. The Powerstar design and any associated software are designed by EMSc UK Limited.
Requires no maintenance and has a 15 year warranty.
Comes with guaranteed savings.
Will improve the life expectancy of electrical equipment.
Will improve the power quality (reduce harmonics and improve the power factor).
Has the highest efficiency and provides better savings than any other voltage optimisation system sold in the UK (on the same load and same voltage reduction).
This has been proven in independent tests by the electricity supplier RWE npower.
RWE npower commented: We did a trial with Powerstar and one other supplier. Powerstar showed a larger overall saving compared to the other supplier. In addition, it improved the power quality more. Powerstar was the better system in all aspects, including the technical design and capabilities.
Powerstar® is the registered trademark of EMSc (UK) Ltd.