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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...

3.6: Confirmation of main protective bonding conductor sizes

3.6: Confirmation Of Main Protective Bonding Conductor Sizes >>> Self Employed Electrician? FREE 1 Week “WIN WORK FROM FACEBOOK” Challenge – CLICK HERE <<< When undertaking 18th edition electrical inspections, whether part of an EIC (Electrical Installation Certificate) or an EICR (Electjrical Installation Condition Report), the third section, 3.xx is full of visual inspections that must be completed on the...

Provision Of RCD (not exceeding 30mA) for all socket-outlets of rating 32A or less

*** Self Employed Electrician? Learn How To Win Work – Click Here *** Checking that an “…RCD (not exceeding 30mA) has been fitted to all socket outlets of rating 32A or less” is another inspection in the 5th section of the 18th edition Inspection Schedule. A particularly easy inspection to complete, this is simply ensuring that the installation has an...

3.3: Provision of Earthing/Bonding Labels at all Appropriate Locations

3.3: Provision of Earthing/Bonding Labels at all Appropriate Locations *** Self Employed Electrician? Learn How To Win Work Here *** When undertaking 18th edition electrical inspections, whether part of an EIC (Electrical Installation Certificate) or an EICR (Electrical Installation Condition Report), the third section, 3.xx is full of visual inspections that must be completed on the earthing arrangements and protective...

Free 18th Edition Certificate Software

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4.20: Confirmation That SPD is Functional

Confirmation That SPD is Functional *** FREE 1 Week Win Work From Facebook Challenge *** Checking for “Confirmation That SPD is Functional” is a hugely important inspection completed within the 4th section of the Inspection Schedule. Whilst this particular inspection is actually really simple, some care should be taken to ensure that the check is completed properly. Obviously this inspection...