Tag: 18th Edition

Main Earthing Conductor Regulations 2022

Main Earthing Conductor Regulations 2022 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 deals with the Main Earthing Conductor and the parts of BS7671 (mainly section 4 on protection) which apply to that.  Protective bonding is a separate...

Meter Tail Regulations 2022

Meter Tail Regulations If you are installing a new consumer unit, or completing electrical inspections, you’ll need to be familiar with the meter tail regulations in force at the current time. Whilst there is no separate “meter tail regulations”, sections of BS7671 (18th edition wiring regulations) does deal with installation of cables, of which the meter tails must also comply....

6.1: Additional protection for all low voltage (LV) circuits by RCD not exceeding 30mA

Additional Protection For All Low Voltage Circuits By RCD Not Exceeding 30mA This particular inspection is the first in the section relating to special locations. In this particular instance it relates to “locations which contain a bath or shower“ This includes bathrooms, shower rooms and wet rooms for domestic properties. In commercial properties it can also include changing rooms, washing...

1.3: Condition Of Distributors Earthing Arrangement

EIC: 1.0 External Condition of Intake Equipment (Visual Inspection Only)EICR: 1.0 External Condition of Intake Equipment (Visual Inspection Only) *** Self Employed Electrician? Learn How To Win Work – CLICK HERE *** 1.3: Condition Of Distributors Earthing Arrangement When undertaking 18th edition electrical inspections, whether part of an EIC (Electrical Installation Certificate) or an EICR (Electrical Installation Condition Report), the...