1. happyhippydad

    Implications of Amendment 1 for EV charging points?

    I am a bit unsure of what Amendment 1 is saying regarding EV charging points and PME. I understand the existing 3 methods in section 722.411.4.1 regarding the use of PME and EV charging points but I am not sure what the additional methods are? Is it now easier to use EV charging points with a...
  2. happyhippydad

    Implication of Amendment 1 for EV charging points?

    I am a bit unsure of what Amendment 1 is saying regarding EV charging points and PME. I understand the existing 3 methods in section 722.411.4.1 regarding the use of PME and EV charging points but I am not sure what the additional methods are? Is it now easier to use EV charging points with a...
  3. Strima

    18th Edition Amendment 1 Corrigendum

    So they messed up the first amendment and have released another corrigendum: Link to original source:
  4. M

    Max Earth Fault Loop Impedance for OverCurrent Devices Before Amendment 3 and Now???

    Maximum Earth Fault Loop Impedance for OverCurrent Device was calculated 230/(MCB Rating*5) * Rule of Thumb is that correct? And how are they worked out now after Amendment 3?
  5. Gavin John Hyde

    copy of 1st Amendment of 18th ed

    The IET have put the pdf file on the IET website for the final version 1st Amendment of 18th Edition. Do you recall them saying it will be free? well not quite... Its free to view and read but apparently we have to pay £5 if we want to print it without the DO NOT PRINT written in the file. I...
  6. A

    1st Amendment to 18th 2020

    Just saw SparkyNinja post on you tube about the 1st amendment to the 18th coming out in 2020 :(
  7. Zdb

    18th edition amendment 1

    It's on it's way!!!!!!
  8. J

    builders supply- amendment 3

    afternoon first time since amendment 3 came out that I have had to install a TT system I need to install site temps on a plot of land ready for new build flats. UKPN will be installing a new PME temp supply Am I right in thinking I am ok to take my tails through a nylon Wiska tail gland-...
  9. S

    Amendment 3 and Upfront RCD/Overcurrent protection for TT Submain

    Hi all, Currently looking for something to protect a Sub Main in a house. Supply is TT and consumer unit is to be located aprox 10m away from the incoming service. Sub main will be 25mm armoured, and all final circuits will have RCD protection. As far as I can see, I will still need an up...
  10. R

    3rd Amendment CU's Cable Entry

    Ive changed several CU's all with rear cable entry, Ive just been to look a job to change a CU with the majority of the cables surface clipped twin and earths...what is the preferred method on cable entry into the CUs? Ive been looking and found some cable glands that are suitable for twin...
  11. M

    Cooker circuit mcb

    Hi , I am wiring in a 2.4kw oven into a 6 mm cooker circuit (the hob is gas ) . The oven doesn't come with any flex , but does suggest 1.5 3 core 90degree flex (16amps ) ,so no problem fit with 16amp mcb. My question is if at a later date the hob was changed over to electric then the MCB size...
  12. Pat H

    Ebay Consumer unit (new) thoughts

    Looking to upgrade my onw CCU Looking at: Gives me 12 usable ways after the 2 RCD spaces taken. Its metal so current. What do people think? Not used that brand before.
  13. SparkySupplier

    For Sale Consumer Units

    Hello, I've got 4 dual rcd boards for sale: 3 x 5/5/2 1 x 7/7/2 10 x mcbs 1 x plastic gland 1 x metal gland New and in original packaging. £300 ono for the lot. They are amendment 4 boards. Prefer cash and can deliver in the following areas: North Yorkshire West Yorkshire Lancashire...
  14. happysteve

    MEIWC (Minor Electrical Installation Works Certificate): editable PDF based on IET Model Form

    happysteve submitted a new resource: MEIWC - PDF form (editable) - BS7671 Amendment 3:2015 model form - PDF form, with fields you can fill in using any PDF reader. Pretty close to the IET model form. Read more about this resource...
  15. M


    Hi all, just joined this evening
  16. H

    High Tower Electrical - Durham

    High Tower Electrical are reliable and friendly NICEIC registered domestic electrical contractors based in Stanley, Co. Durham. We provide free estimates and offer evening and weekend appointments for your convenience. All our work is fully insured and compliant with BS7671:2008 Amendment 3.
  17. J

    hager rcbo/ c/u

    Evening chaps think they will- but not really used much hager... will the attached pic of rcbo fit fine inside 3rd ammendment hager c/u (link below) Hager Design 10 Metal 20 Way Consumer Unit - 100A Main Switch (Amendment 3) VML120 - The Electrical Guys cheers guys
  18. E

    7671 training material

    HI doing amendment 3 test shortly but my revision material is all amendment 2. I have my book but could do with practice questions and answers!
  19. B


    Hello friends, i have been doing EICR for caravan sometimes now. On 16A or 32A hookup box with 30maRCD protection mostly found 1ohms or more Zs at hookup and more inside the van. When you put the results in schedule of test sheet which will not comply with maximum Zs value table from regs book...
  20. spud1

    Tails - metal board - TT system

    Hi, Can anyone clarify for me the requirements regarding either the RCD protection of tails or glanding of tails entering a metal consumer unit in a TT system. With specific forethought to the upcoming amendment enforcing all metal consumer units. Cheers
  21. B

    NICEIC Certification Scheme NICEIC 3rd ammendment products (The cash cow begins)

    Like no doubt many others, e.mails from the NIC are coming through thick and fast relating to the 3rd ammendment. All these guys must sit around a table for hours working out what changes can be made to current regs, at cost to us sparks "of course" and even to the point of changing consumer...
  22. T

    NIC Assessment on Friday - Health and Safety and documents needed?

    Hi all. Just reading through my NICEIC gubbins on what is required on Friday and noticed a couple of points. Such as my written health and safety policy and my risk assessments (neither of which i have) and also my regs book is Amendment 1 NOT Amendment 2. Do we think i am going to get pulled...
  23. A

    Amendment 3 is getting closer- find out about Risk Assessment changes

    The BS 7671:2008 Amendment 3 changes are coming ever closer. We are producing a range of white papers highlighting the main changes affecting electrical contractors and designers. Our latest concentrates on Risk Assessments for the Omission of RCDs for Socket outlets. Amendment 3 proposes...
  24. D


    hi guys i have bs5839 but it doesnt include amendment 2 only amendment 1, can i just buy amendment 2 or does anyone have it / or the standard inc both amendments??? cheers
  25. stef

    The Green Book

    Hi all, I read in this forum some days ago about the amended 17th and a new book. So, we have to buy a new 7671 book, a new on site guide and of course the guidance notes as well? :eek: I think they should go for an electronic version which then can be updated easily and cheap and it won't...
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