1. HoverSPRX

    Commercial Electricians CRM Software

    Hello all, Just looking into some new software to help with CRM as my old system is no longer feesable, would be interested in what any of you are all using and if there are any good features with it or anything you find a bonus to our industry specifically? Many Thanks
  2. T

    Commercial DB location, client access to breakers

    What are your thoughts on letting customers access a fuseboard? I'm working for a company that rents out rooms by the hour for people to play musical instruments and they often trip the power. These are unmanned premises. I've been asked to place a fuseboard in the corridor with RCBOs for the...
  3. Z

    Went to quote, discovered recent EICR has fabricated results. How to proceed with client?

    I went to quote for remedial work in a flat yesterday. The client is selling the flat and wants an EICR for the purposes of the sale. The last week they had an NIC electrician who performed an EICR, which they then sent to me. Worth mentioning at this point that a neighbouring flat had caught...
  4. HoverSPRX

    "Clever" client derated the cables!

    So I'm currently sorting a CU change and kitchen rewire while also fixings some bodges by a have a go client, came back this week to discover that he has decided to insulate the void between ground and first without mentioning it. Now this has derated all his cables by half as they are tottaly...
  5. C

    client wont let me back into site

    A portfolio job i used for an NICEIC visit required me to return and carry out some extra works, take pictures and send evidence to the NICEIC. the client does not care about the certificate being invalid as a result on not carrying out the repairs and they wont allow us back on site. What...
  6. C

    Client is being very naughty and im caught in the middle

    I carried out an EICR for a charity music school, the building is a small brick building with a few ring circuits and lighting circuits. I am going to be upgrading a few consumer units. I asked them where their meter was and they said they currently do not have one and do not intend to have...
  7. J

    Brushed Steel Screwless plate - which Brand?

    I have to install roughly 150 points at a large property. The client is style conscious and wants to install Brushed Steel / Chrome / Nickel Flat plate sockets and switches. Is BG Nexus a good and sturdy brand? Not shoddy quality like LAP which keep falling off / failing. Mainly worked with MK...
  8. Gakure

    Advice for an old client

    Hi all Just been invited by an old neighbor to check on their electricity as seen his wife died he have worried about them. They have lived in the house for over 30yrs and he can never remember a trip. True to his words the electric was done over 30yrs ago. I was impressed during those years...
  9. Vortigern

    10.8Kw shower on 6mm² T&E

    I noticed today when wiring up switch for shower the supply is in 6mm². The load cable is 10mm². The shower rating is 10.8Kw. So we have a load that is 47a on 6mm² the OCPD being 40a 60898 type B. Interestingly on the new installation (rewire) they had recently the particular cct. on the...
  10. Vortigern

    Lollipop or not?

    I started installing a radial circuit in 4mm² singles in white 20mm conduit for an office. MCB=32a. T-N-CS The client has decided to cut costs and while the builder is erecting a stud wall partition office he (the builder) will continue with the wiring. The builder wants to form a junction with...
  11. haptism

    Install designs

    When you design an installation and install it, is it a requirement to forward a copy of all the calculations (for cable calcs for example) to the client ? If so, is there a generic name for such a document and should it include anything other than cable calcs? If so anyone have any templates ...
  12. S

    Advice required on PowerRail 303 kWh & kW Meter

    I have just replaced the PowerRail 300 with the 303, used existing CT's, 3 phase installation in small work shop. This is the first time that I have completed this type of installation The Customer states that the reading is higher than expected, CT set to 100 amp. I am a little stumped to why...
  13. C

    House rewire lighting circuit

    Im relatively freshly qualified and registered so still coming up against new challenges. I have a client who has requested a rewire but they also want minimum damage to flooring etc. Hopefully loft access means I can get to first floor lighting cables but ground floor ceiling lighting could...
  14. A

    Female Electrician Required - Female electrician west yorkshire

    Hi, We have had an enquiry from a client that requires us to use a female electrician working with an apprentice. I cannot give details of the client at this stage suffice to say they are a reputable national company and more details will be given at the interview stage. The work will be in...
  15. Vortigern

    What regulation does L shape chase come under

    I am told a chase I did was dangerous and should never be done in this way. My thinking was considering all things it was in safe zones and is not dangerous. I would appreciate opinions on the matter please. The other part of the picture is where the client claims a scratched pipe when drilling...
  16. Vortigern

    Domestic Wires under no floorboards ?

    How would you approach laying in ring downstairs with no floorboards or joists just bare ground, the property is being refurbished ? Bit puzzled by this one !
  17. Phil Thompson

    Floods for a Golf Driving Range

    Hi guys, been asked at short notice to put in a price for a job. It's an existing driving range, they have put in an extra 6 covered bays. They are now looking those to be lit along with the area in front that users will be hitting onto. They are looking for the first 125yds to be well...
  18. M

    Shower & Steam Cubicle

    I was asked by a plumber colleague, to have a look at a shower/steam cubicle, someone had asked him to install. The client had purchased the thing off ebay about a year ago, and has just been in a position to have it installed. The thing has come with no manufacturers instructions, and the...
  19. P

    Integrated LED Downlighters or Separates?

    Why do many sparkies fit integrated LED downlights such as the JCC FGLED range? I wouldn't fit combined units at all, at least not in a domestic situation. You're saddling the client with an expensive reinstallation bill if in the future he wants, for example, warm white instead of cool white...
  20. S

    Number of C3,s on a EICR

    Been asked to do remedials on a condition report.Its a large tile warehouse with several 36way boards and was given an unsatisfactory result.There were no C1,s,but and about 6 C2,s,which I have rectified(wrong size mcb,s,holes in enclosures,no cpc to light switch).There remain about 9...