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  1. 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...
  2. Automation ATO

    Introduce the time of your location

    Hey, gus, Good evening, 10:02 pm now in CA, Introduce the time of your location, Time is a very interesting thing. Also welcome to recommend interesting industrial forum.
  3. Vortigern

    Marine location specifically pontoon

    Been asked to look at a job on a pontoon. Haven't been there yet but I know it is a power supply to boat. Given there will be RCD per 709 I am wondering about the cable. There is a max movement of 1m. Any ideas as to the particular cable? H07RN-F I was thinking.
  4. A

    Socket location query

    I am looking to install a fused spur and double socket in a new place, but the new place is located on a wall which has the soil stack nicely boxed in. The question being is this acceptable???
  5. Leesparkykent

    Block of flats mains room location.

    I'm starting a block of 15 flats Wednesday, the building is being converted from an old care home. The original wooden staircase is staying in place throughout in the communal area. I've just received a revised set of drawings which shows the mains room mostly situated under the staircase...
  6. S

    Bonding required when alterations in special location

    hi guys Just a quick question as I’m being told I don’t have to Would I have to install bonding to water and gas services if I’m to install a fan in bathroom due to it being a special location
  7. Simong69

    Consumer Unit Query - Location Specifications

    Ive had a call from a customer who is in need of a CU upgrade - upon visitation and inspection i noticed that i couldn't gain access to the CU, this is due to the previous home owner having a new Gas boiler installed (im sorry i didnt take a picture, wish i had if now though) i could lift up the...
  8. D

    Location of Main Equipotential Bonding

    Evening All, Gone to look at a rewire of a flat. Communal cupboard is a 3 phase supply, with 3 cut outs for each of the flats one of which is split for the landlords CCU. TN-S system, each flat has an old KMF switch which in turn feeds a 16mm twin and earth cable, approx 1970's build. Main...
  9. S

    Shower Location Question

    Hi everybody, Will anybody be able to help me out with this question? Regarding locations containing a bath or shower, additional protection by RCDs to regulation 415.1.1 of the 17th edition regs states. The use of RCD with a current rating not exceeding 30 mA and an operating time not...
  10. Michaelwgroves

    Boiler Fused Connection Unit location

    I need to wire a new system boiler, the obvious place to put the supply is with the control unit which powers the boiler. But should the FCU be next to the boiler in the same way any isolation switch would be located close the load. This would still power control unit, but also need cable coming...
  11. Golden_Boy

    Can i assume NO PME at this location

    I noticed the link is not connected ??
  12. 7

    Special location - bathroom

    Quoting for new lights in bathroom along with adding extractor fan Reading into the regs, above 225cm is out of zone and therefore a swapout only requires minor cert. Fan motor will be in the loft with only the vent being in the location however out of zone. Am i right with the requirement to...
  13. DKenny

    Conservatory Light FCU Switch Change of Location

    Hi all, I've looked at a job in a conservatory where there is a 3A FCU powering the light in the conservatory but the location of the FCU is as low down as a socket, under the window, making it difficult for the customer to reach down all the time. They want it moving to a standard height. Can...
  14. K

    Recommend ECS card exam location in London

    Hello, everyone. I am interesting where in London I can go to take ECS card exam. Please recommend me some place. Thank in advance.
  15. S

    Location of switches for fixed kitchen appliances.

    Hi all, Can someone tell me what reg's there are now, that dictate the requirements for, and the positions of, switching for fixed kitchen appliances? For example --- Is it now acceptable or prohibited -- according to the latest reg's --, to fit the cooker switch, the hob switch, and the...
  16. I

    Loft light - Boiler location - Building Regs

    Hi all, Can anyone point me in the direction of Building Regs reference for the requirement for a loft light when a boiler is installed in the loft. We have recently carried out a rewire and the plumber moved a boiler from the garage of the property (that has been converted by a builder) into...
  17. C

    Socket in airing cupboard

    Im currently doing a EICR report they have a socket in a airing cuoboard which used a to have a shower pump plugged now has the vacuum.charging. the distance from the bath is well within zone 2 but is in a seperate cupboard what C classification would you give this?
  18. Dan

    Update: Member Map Added - Find where our members are from!!

    User Map - http://www.electriciansforums.co.uk/usermap/ You can get to this page by clicking the "Members" link in the main orange navigation bar.
  19. P


    I'm on a job that the previous sparks made a hash of and I'm sorting everything out and finishing the rewire. The client wants to put a sauna in next year and he requires a supply for it. Does anyone have any recommendations as to suppliers or know what size load I am best accounting for the...
  20. Dan

    EICR - Special Location Sheet

    Dan submitted a new resource: EICR - Special Location Sheet - Editable Special Location Sheet for Certification and Inspections Read more about this resource...
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