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Safe isolation The procedure for proving dead should be by use of a test lamp or two pole voltage detector as recommended in HSE Guidance Note...
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Okay, so this term has come to my attention just now. Never heard of it before in the electrical industry as such. Seems to be brought about by...
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Testing Rcd trip times would you write down 28.4ms or 28ms If say 28.6 would you write down 29ms.
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I am only asking for YOUR opinion as to what code should be given in an EICR which sees a dry wall fixing box being used for joints behind a...
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Hello guys, I have a small problem assigning the correct codes for some visual faults. I am still confused and looking forward to find a good...
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Just had an EICR, and the tester won't provide a satisfactory certificate until F1 faults are corrected. These mainly consist of locating...
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happysteve submitted a new resource: EIC - Electrical Installation Certificate - BS7671 2018 + A2:2022 - Fillable EIC PDF form for 18th Edition...
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electricity cuts power to half of apt. and not trip the breaker . also a high pitch shrieking noise. ?
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We are new landlords and have just got an EICR done. The building is only 5 years old so I am shocked that remedial work has been noted as...
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I was registered with the NICEIC until about 3 years ago as a competent person under BS7671, 17th edition. The EICR on my home expires shortly and...
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I know that the 80% values are applied in regards to operating temperature etc but NIC paperwork asks for the max permissible values of bs7671...
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happysteve submitted a new resource: EICR - Electrical Installation Condition Report - BS7671 2018 + A2:2022 - Fillable EICR PDF form for 18th...
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Hi guys. Can someone explain what is this? Where are the CPCs connected? I think the black cable connected to the MET have something to do with...
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Hi all. What are your thoughts on coding type AC RCDs when doing EICR's? I understand the issue on DC currents preventing RCd's from functioning...
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Hi guys. Fuseboard looks fine, but all neutrals are connected at one point outside the fuseboard. That way both rcds trip on fault on any of the...
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hi all, had a bit of a discussion with a guy at work today, carrying out a periodic and there was a circuit wired in flex at the DB, i seem to...
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Did a eicr on a upstairs flat, there is 1 main bonding cable from the consumer unit, the gas pipe comes from the gas meter outside and up the wall...
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Just a quick one When you see two lines on one MCB that could be either a ring or two radials. The only way to determine which is through...
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Good evening, I am just wondering whether or not non fire rated downlights should be a coded issue (c3 as many electricians have told me) or...
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Eddy Currents submitted a new resource: EICR - Continuation of observations and recommendations - EICR Observation continuation PDF Read more...
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Hello engineers. I did EICR in two bed rented flat in a block of flats. There is old plastic fuseboard just above the entry door. There are only...
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happysteve submitted a new resource: Circuit details + test results - extra sheets for EIC/EICR - BS7671 2018 + A2:2022 - Fillable circuit...
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Two sockets totally inacessable, council electric inspection in a week. Most sockets are accessible
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I all 4 bedrooms in a rented property, there are cheap metal electric wall heaters. By design their cables are made of two wires - no cpc.They are...
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Evening all, I found my first ever split concentric cable today. Running from an isolator up and into a flat. I was doing an EICR. I could not...
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Hi all . A question for all . With amendment 2 soon live how do we code. The issue of TYPE AC RCCB’s & RCD’s etc these should now be fitted as...
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HI Guys and Girls, Sorry been out the game for a while so a bit behind on the regs etc and changes with rental properties on a rental property...
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I know how I was taught to test a RCD, 6 tests in all two no go, two under 300 mS and 2 under 40 mS with no load. But thinking about it not so...
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When installing a new dB with an mcb protecting the spd do you class this as a circuit and include it on the test schedule at cct 1 for example...
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I have been asked to carry out an eicr at a country club and gym. Large premises. What’s everyone’s thought on price. It would need to be per circuit
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Hello, Does anyone know the requirements regarding the initial inspection and periodic requirements of domestic turbines? I’ve been told...
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During a recent EICR I have found 10 mm supply to the flat This is fed from a Locked ryefield DB though a meter then a double pole 100 amp...
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Anyone like to code this shocking workmanship
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Fun EICR at an HMO today, which was installed new 5 years ago (not particularly well!) Lots of niggly things that I'll sort, but in the kitchen...
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I've started to move over to AMD 2 forms for my CU installs, if only because the schedule is so much easier to tick and I can stop sticking labels...
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So I carried out an eicr and discovered a ring within a ring, clearly diy that had been done, unable to locate the point of connection where the...
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Hi all, have just ordered my first EICR ever for a studio to 1-bed conversion flat in London. It cost a little less than £80 and the electrician...
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All - Would appreciate some advise or professional help as I'm facing a £4.5K bill following an EICR which seems to highlight issues that passed...
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The purpose of this thread is two-fold: to let you folks see an EICR from someone who's too lazy (or busy) to even bother forging his test...
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We carried out an EICR in a large 5 bedroom house for a house purchaser The EICR found various issues with the house from a safety standpoint...
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Howdy folks. It seems quite a few of us did the 2391 on the same night so I am guessing a few of us will be doing the practical soon. It would be...
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Doing an Eicr and the 230v timed class 1 bathroom extractor is less than 200mm next to the shower head. I see this as a C2 and would insist on it...
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