1. C

    Derating a BS3871 following an EICR C2

    Hi, I’m interested to hear other views on BS3871 MCBs being changed following a C2 non compliance on an EICR for over rated protective device. Eg. A 2.5mm radial circuit protected by a 32A device and then swapping the BS3871 for another BS 3871 but a 20A device.
  2. Marvo

    Regs and importance of following manufacturers instructions

    A recent thread on the suitability of a cable supplied preinstalled on a manufactured floodlight/pump had me wondering a few things. Over the years the installation regs have placed more and more emphasis on following manufacturers instructions. I can see this would be fine for higher end...
  3. H

    Possible electric fault following rewire

    Hello all, We've had a rewire and our electrican is currently away on holiday so we're unable to ask them for advice. Please can I ask for your help with the fault. We had a full rewire including new consumer unit in the property and LED downlights installed (integrated slim line led variant)...
  4. D

    Advice following EICR

    The buyer of my house has had an EICR done. I have anonymized and attached. Also the associated quote for remediation. I am wondering: surely the smoke detectors are nothing to do with it (plus, this is not a rental property anyway) it's not clear to me why the CU has to be replaced a lot of...
  5. Frimley111R

    NICEIC Certification Scheme How quickly were you accepted following assessment?

    For those of you have been assessed recently, (it's Feb 21 right now) for the first time. How long did it take NICEIC to confirm acceptance/pass and so membership of this organisation?
  6. Gavin John Hyde

    When will you start back working following the lockdown

    Lockdown has been extended and it is possible it will be partially lifted in a few weeks. Jury is out on whether electricians are key workers unless it's emergency work etc but that's another argument. If you are self employed then you can't avoid working forever. There are bills to pay and...
  7. Q

    Seeking some advice following am2 results

    Good evening, So I have recently sat my am2 and just received my results. I passed with the installation, theory, fault finding etc but failed on the testing due an issue with insulation resistance and also the initial safe isolation section. I can only think that I didn't carry out all the...
  8. Baddegg

    Following on from eicr thread..

    Started writing up the report this morning and reading through my notes..... What would cause an rcd to fail the test at the board, passed x1/2 - 0 and 180 fails x1 & x5, so testing directly at the rcd but it passes at 6 sockets I tested at?....had it before where it passes at the board but...
  9. D

    Hello I work for a company in the UK and have done for 15 years, as of this year I’ve been told the following.....

    Hello I work for a company in the UK and have done for 15 years but as of this year I’ve been told that the type of work we will be undertaking will change and I will need a certain type of card to get on site ( perilously just certificate). Now I am being told I have to source these things my...
  10. Gavin John Hyde

    Need a device for following

    I do the electrical repairs for a local care home, have fitted 2 fans in the kitchen store room. they have had a fire safety assessment by capita (one of the off shoots it seems) they have told them they should have a device that cuts the fans in the event of fire or the fire system sounding as...
  11. EricMark

    Energenie TRV heads not following Nest.

    Seems intermittent, some times as it should when the Nest thermostat changes temperature the 4 linked TRV heads change with it, but some times they don't alter, not an issue when temperature is dropped but it is an issue when temperature is raised as the pump is sucking on closed valves. Easy...
  12. pirate

    And following on from previous threads re Screwfix...

    There was a recent thread here alternately slagging/praising Screwfix. I would like to report that Screwfix recently donated a four figure sum to the Men's Shed charity branch where I am involved, and the first digit wasn't a 1. Maybe rounding up your online orders to the nearest pound isn't a...
  13. H

    No paperwork following new bathroom installation

    Hi am new to forum. Just had 4.5day bathroom installation. Bathroom v good however was told on initial survey we wont need to touch your electrics - was keeping original Mira Sport shower and spotlights. Day 1 was then told "our sparky wont pass them, you need new spots, need bathroom rewire"...
  14. D

    Electrical accessories for following stores sort out

    Hi Happy new year to you all. Ive just had a sort out of my stores. Please see below a list of electrical items for sale. Will sell individually or the whole lot or combination of items. Collection from Dartford area or will be willing to post if you are prepared to pay for postage. Any...
  15. littlespark

    The perils of blindly following sat nav....

    …. or the delivery of the new Range Rover Discovery Convertible.
  16. F

    What code would you give for the following

    No schedule in distribution boards what code would you give this previous reports state code 3 I was thinking code 2 but a bit unsure factory environmental
  17. C

    Insurance inspection following fire

    Hello guys a surveying company has requested and EICR be carried out on a house following a fire which has been isolated to the bathroom or so it appears. The aim of the inspection is to develop a scope of works that will bring the house back up to a safe and fit for purpose standard, my...
  18. J

    Installation test following rewire

    I've recently carried out a full rewire of a domestic property which had a supply to a garage by use of an armoured in ducting run underground. I have taken a new feed to the adaptable box that said armoured is terminated into and have tested the armoured itself and all is ok. My question is, as...
  19. B

    following people

    Hi noticed we can follow people on the forum .So I am stalking Pete999 will I get notifications or what will I get if anything? Wont be getting a slap as verified this with pete999 Also should I be worried as I have a big hairy gorilla following me too ;)


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