Category: BS7671

Main Protective Bonding Regulations

Main Protective Bonding Regulations Main Protective Bonding is a very important part of the 18th edition wiring regulations Indeed, the main protective bonding regulations are often misunderstood or simply overlooked by contractors when completing work on existing installations Ensuring that the requirements are met is an urgent safety issue, and electricians should make sure they know what is required and...

EICR Coding Guide

EICR Coding Guide The most often asked questions amongst electricians are regarding what EICR code should be assigned to an item when found on an inspection. Sadly, there is no single official IET BS7671 ‘EICR coding guide’, and as such there can often be a lot of misinformation (and misinterpretation) of the requirements. This doesn’t help electricians and it certainly...

5.6: Coordination Between Conductors & Overload Protective Devices

5.6: Coordination Between Conductors & Overload Protective Devices The relationship between conductors and overload protective devices is a critical part of electrical safety within an installation. Checking coordination between conductors and overload protective devices involves determining if the cable installed is adequately protected against overload and is safe for continued usage. Whilst it may seem cut and dry on the...

SPD Regulations Guide – 18th Edition

Please join our new Facebook group where you can continue the discussion and learning in a non-judgemental atmosphere! CLICK HERE – Electrical Assistance Facebook Group SPD Regulations Guide – 18th Edition Some more big changes to the wiring regulations were introduced recently, specially the SPD regulations in the 18th edition AMD2. Although there have been requirements for Surge Protection Devices...

Main Earthing Conductor Regulations 2024

Please join our new Facebook group where you can continue the discussion and learning in a non-judgemental atmosphere! CLICK HERE – Electrical Assistance Facebook Group Main Earthing Conductor Regulations 2024 There is often a lot of confusion surrounding main earthing conductor regulations and how they should be applied when conducting 18th edition inspection & testing. Please note that this guide...