Electricians join call for building products crackdown


Electricians have joined plumbers in their call for urgent talks with the Government about cracking down on dodgy building products.

The Electrical Contractors Association says increasing amounts of these products, including some electrical items and lights, are being sold, often online or through pop-up-type shops.

Professor in construction management at AUT John Tookey says these uncertified building products could be the next leaky homes saga.

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