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  1. bonjovi

    Afdds new installations

    Hi my question is , I know afdds are new to the 18 th and they are recommended but do I need to price for them as this would see me at a far higher price than someone who does not include them or . Do I not have to include these and inform client I have not , Or just not price for them and...
  2. Ian1981

    SPD’s requirements in electrical non domestic installations

    Well just as I thought I had this spd requirements down I attended the Niceic tech talk, with a speaker from the jpel/64 panel who is mainly responsible for the requirements of SPD’s and go figure a manufacturer of the product. So I learned that installing a type 1 device at the origin and type...
  3. Massive1

    BS 7671:2018 - Requirements for Electrical Installations, IET Wiring Regulations (New 18th Edition)

    As per the title. Took the wrapper off that's it. BS 7671:2018 - Requirements for Electrical Installations, IET Wiring Regulations (New 18th Edition) £50
  4. marconi


    Recently there was a topic onwhether or not to bond and earth a mobile aquarium. I did some more research on what happens to people when they are in electrified water. There is quite a bit on what happens on US web sites. The problem is not only electrocution but 'electric shock drowning'...
  5. G

    Diploma in Electrical Installations (2365)

    Hi, I'm thinking about starting a two year course at my local college, the course is Diploma in Electrical Installations 2365 (levels two and three) My question is what else would I need to be a qualified electrician? I see so many courses available and I don't want to spend two years doing...
  6. J

    Water feature installations

    Hi, I’ve been asked by a family member to fit a water feature into their back garden. The feature consists of a pump & LED.However I’m a marine electrician and I’m not very clued up on the regs etc of the domestic world. My plan was to spur off an outside socket using 2.5mm SWA cable to a...
  7. M

    Becoming OLEV registered?

    Guys, i like to have a broad knowledge base and range of work, as i get bored doing the same things day in day out. From working on F1 hospitality units, to kitting out warehouses, to a little bit of domestic (however i generally hate domestic Re-wires, so rarely do these). I have been...
  8. P

    How do you deal with dangerous installations

    Just wondering what course of action you take if you go to a job, say to wire an additional circuit, and you find a dangerous situation. Over the years I came across several cases where, for example the cu cover was missing, usually the old Wylex units. Some people left a danger notice, on the...
  9. Ian1981

    Isolation for 3 phase domestic installations

    4 pole isolation for domestic 3 phase installation. Is it a requirement? Regulation 537.1.4 requires a linked switch or circuit breaker to isolate both live conductors of a single phase supply for ordinary persons of a household or similar installation.
  10. happysteve

    Quality Electrical Installations to BS7670

    Saw this at the local chippy... o_O When I need some steel nuts and bolts for resistance projection welding, he'll be my go-to guy. Although, when I tried his website, I got this... Shame... :rolleyes:
  11. Michaelwgroves

    Complex Installations demand calc

    I've treated myself to the IET Electrical Installation Design guide. I've been looking at section 3.5 Complex Installations. There is a calculation for calculating demand based on number of dwellings in a group. Please see picture of relevant page. Seems simple, sub domain is 66.44A, demand...
  12. D

    Pme installations in 18th edition with additional rod.

    It's proposed in the 18th edition that any new pme installation is to have a rod added by the electrician that has has a resistance of 30ohms or less. What are people's thoughts on this? My main concern is the amount of services that are going to get hit with everyone driving rods in.....also my...
  13. bozy09

    17 yr old Looking for best college to do lvl 2 electrical installations

    Hello, I'm 17 years old and I recently left sixth form to persue my dream career as an electrician but I have one single problem- I have no idea which college I should go to. I have looked at 3 colleges; college of north west london, City of Westminster College, Barnet Southgate college...
  14. S

    Farm installations, division of circuits.

    Good evening everyone. I live in a rural area and as such get asked to do work on farms so I'm looking to find out how others go about certain types of farm installations. I find the division of circuits quite difficult without spending a fortune on switch gear and RCDs, especially on 3 phase...
  15. H

    Scotland Testing Installations

    Hi guys been working in the biz for 12 years now. I am capable of testing and inspection, i know what i'm doing diagnosing and fixing faults however i have never dealt with the paper work side of things. I fill my sheets in and hand them into the office. My question is I am now picking up quite...
  16. DavidSpark

    Looking for weekend work expereience - Catterick/Richmond/Darlington/Northallerton

    Hello everyone! I am looking for weekend work experience within the Catterick, Richmond, Darlington and Northallerton area. I am currently working as a Military Electrician near that area and wish to gain further experience on all types of electrical installations, which should allow me to...
  17. S

    Londonelectricals Ltd

    Londonelectricals.co.uk Ltd We are a North London Based Electrical Contractors. We offer full electrical maintenance packages for both domestic and commercial sectors. For domestic installations and repairs we specialise in Rako and Lutron Lighting, and bespoke electrical installations. Our...
  18. B

    Electricians Required - Scotland

    Electricians Required call Brian Taylor on 01698324664 or email [email protected] Long term contract opportunity with Global Infrastructure Service provider with £100 million plus turnover! Working as part of the internal mains division, running new connections to multi domestic sites across...
  19. Lou

    G J Nimmo Electrical Contractors Ltd

    Over 25 years of experience in all aspects of electrical fitting, inspection and PAT testing Commercial Installations, Hospital Installations, Domestic Installations, Periodic Inspection & testing, Fire Alarm Systems, Building Maintenance Based in Alloa, G. J. Nimmo Electrical Contractors have...
  20. Lou

    MD Electrical Services

    We carry out all works from domestic installations/rewires to full commercial/industrial installations. We also carry out electrical maintenance/emergency light testing/PAT testing and electrical inspections for several large oil related companies and we would be pleased to provide a quotation...
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