Established communication with LAA - Latvian Association of Insurers.
There was a meeting with the President of the Latvian Insurance Association Janis Abashin.
The Parties expressed their opinion on the necessity of adjusting the Latvian building codes "Electrical wiring in buildings" in order to reduce the risk of fire in property and in cases of fire in the event of a disaster caused by wiring, electrical equipment, and electrical appliances.
The parties have consensus - it is extremely important to make the necessary measures in a qualitative and quick manner to reduce the Causes of Fire, related to the electrical installation.
An appropriate legislative and regulatory framework needs to be put in place and updated.
LEVA - Latvian Electrical Wholesalers Association expressed readiness to assist LAA - Latvian Insurers Association in creating brochure content for building owners and organizing seminars for Latvian Insurers Association specialists who should pay attention on how exacltly to reduce the Causes of Fire, related to the electrical installation.
20.06.2019. is published National Standard LVS 1055: 2019 “Low Voltage Electrical Cables of Rated Voltages up to and including 450/750 V with Cross-Linked Polyethylene (XLPE) or Polyvinylchloride (PVC) Insulation and Polyvinylchloride (PVC) Sheath. Requirements for Design and Operation Characteristics'
The new standard sets out the specific requirements for cables with Cross-Linked Polyethylene (XLPE) or Polyvinylchloride (PVC) Insulation and Polyvinylchloride (PVC) Sheath with copper wires, intended for use in low-voltage electrical installations of private and commercial use with a voltage of up to 450/750 V (including 300/500 V and less rated) voltage.
The target groups of the users of the document are the building owners, contractors, designers, electrical installers and cable manufacturers for the construction of the internal wiring of low-voltage buildings.
and for reading in the Reading Room of the Construction Works Specialists:
On April 4 this year, the State Revenue Service (SRS) and Latvian Electrical Material Wholesalers’ Association (LEVA) signed an agreement on cooperation in fostering fair competition and tax administration with a view to promoting a common understanding of taxation of business operations in the industry.
The cooperation agreement was signed by the SRS Director General Ieva Jaunzema and the LEVA Association’s Chairman of the Board Kristaps Bleija. The purpose of the agreement is to reduce tax evasion by those working in the industry, thereby reducing the scope of unfair competition in the sector. The agreement is also expected to improve information exchange between the SRS and the Association.
Company Evopipes is the modern and innovative producer of polymer pipe systems focusing on producing and development of innovative and efficiency-raising products.
EVOPIPES firm strategy is based on the constant raising of efficiency in the field of installing and exploiting pipe systems, as well as in its activities.
In product development company focuses on the competitive advantages of products that give Evopipes products higher construction and operational performance parameters.
SATEMA BALTIC is a branch of Satema AS (Norway) in Latvia. The company currently employs 15 highly qualified employees.
The range of products offered by the firm includes electrical Switchboard and Switchgear equipment, mobile transformers, aluminum electrical distribution housings, socket outlets blocks and other mobile electrical installation equipment. Satema offers innovative and environmentally friendly "Trime" headlights masts as well. Satema is a trusted supplier of easy transportable electrical distribution equipment!
Satema complies with ISO 9001 quality standard requirements and is registered in TransQ, Sellihca and Startbank.
Satema has been members of the Association of Norwegian Electricity Council since 1999.
NKT (formerly nkt cables) produces cables and supplies the energy sector. NKT operates with dual headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark and Cologne, Germany, and its markets are predominantly Europe.
The new member of LEVA - NKT S.A. develops, manufactures, and markets power cables and cable systems for electricity transmission and distribution, and electrical installations primarily in Europe and China. The company offers PVC insulation and outer sheath compounds, granulates, and dry-blends; installation cables, including single core and multi-conductor copper cables; flexible cables, such as indoor and workshop cables; and power cables, which comprise copper contact wires for overhead electric tractions, copper conductors for power overhead lines, overhead self-supporting power conductors, and overhead power cables.
Waiting for LVS/STK/51 to announce the voting between the working group members