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  1. T

    Wiring an office 35 meters uo the garden

    Hi all I was just inquiring about the correct swa cable size for a office around 40 meter run, 15meters of which will be buried, this is to power 9 double sockets, 24 led spot lights and 3 dimplex heaters. Would it be possible to install a 16mm swa from a new sub board in the house ran from a...
  2. Doomed

    Regs book at office

    Looking at some work for a lady who has recently had a new fitted kitchen. She was concerned about some bits so I had a quick look and found a 3.5KW oven on 1.5mm T&E to a 13A plug top. Can anyone tell me the reg numbers for loads over 3KW needing thier own circuit, not using T&E into a plug top...
  3. R

    Electrical Install in a Small Office Building

    Morning all, I'm new to the forum but just after some advice. I've been asked to price for an install on a small Office (12 desks over 3 floors of a 150 old building). Its for a firm i've done electrical work for for years so i'm happy to take it on. Its been a while since I did an office...
  4. happyhippydad

    Office 365 about to run out.

    My free years subscription to Microsoft Office 365 is about to run out. I was happily set to take the laptop to the coffee shop this weekend to get some paperwork done and now I may not be able to do it! :( I only use Word, nothing else. It runs out on the 8th and says 'Most features of word...
  5. N

    New single floor office advice please

    Customer will be hiring a qualified sparks, but can anyone give me guidance as to how a single floor open plan office should be wired in terms of circuits? There will be 3 islands of 8 desks and 3 of 3 desks, each desk served by an under-desk 4/5-way with a Weiland-to-13a lead. 13a sockets will...
  6. sythai

    Thinking about a Virtual Office....?

    Hi All Just seeing if anyone has a 'Virtual Office' ? Currently run everything from a home address, but were on the move very soon (fingers crossed before Xmas.) Would prefer to keep Business/ Home presence separate for obvious reasons and so now a good time to do so. Also resent having to...
  7. C

    Power supply to garden office question

    Evening all. I'm having a garden office installed next week. I work from home so will run a laptop and chargers, lighting, internet router, TV for playtime possibly with an xbox, a music player of some sort. All nothing major. Now. Last year when I had my house rewired my sparky left a power...
  8. Murdoch

    Thank god the UK has the Met Office and the media ...............

    Yes, the warned us all days ago ................. So we stocked up with provisions ................ And cut plenty of wood in case of power cuts ................. So its been snowing ALL DAY ...................... Do you think its safe to go out?
  9. Marcus Vaughan

    Power to an Outside Office - Spur from Ring Final?

    Hi All, Just looking for some reassurance on a job I've looked at today. My status is that I am trying to stay within the realms of 'Minor Works' until I get a bit of experience under my belt. Conscientious decision - but everywhere I go it seems that notifiable work is needed as well...
  10. J

    Domestic load and running home office question

    Hi hope you can advise. I've just purchased a 2500w, 230-240v, fitted with 12.4 amp fuse heat press for my small business which came with a 13amp plug. I've been advised it's safe to plug into its own domestic wall socket. However it's a double wall socket and normally in the other socket i have...
  11. P

    Alterations to large office with full test records,RCBO's only on cleaners sockets

    Hi, I am doing alterations to a fifth floor office in a special effects company. I have a few questions. On looking at the installation it is only 5 years old and in good condition, all records of testing and good electric layout drawings. With the new update on the regs in mind i see that there...
  12. R

    Electrical Design Office in UK

    Hello Everyone, I am working in an electro-mechanical company, which has carried out several underground, mall, air port and hotel projects in the middle east region. My company wants to open an electrical design office in UK, in order to participate future civil engineering projects. However...
  13. D

    Electricians & mates required for office fit out London

    Hi All, We are looking for electricians and mates to join our small team specialising in office fit outs. The project is an office fit out in Aldwych. We are paying up to £200 per day for experienced electricians mates rate is £120. Weekends and price work are available. Please PM me for...
  14. R

    Garden Office - First Fit Advice and Electrician to connect up

    I am looking for an Electrician to advise on my first fit of lights and ring main for a garden office I am building. Once I have all the wires run in and the ceilings and walls on I require them to connect up to Consumer Unit and then connect an armoured cable to the house. Job is in SO45...
  15. A

    Broadband to garden office: a tale of moving master BT sockets, WiFi woes and long ethernet cables

    Hi Everyone, First post for me, I've not been able to find out a solution to my problems so hoping someone can help me here. I've added a few photos and drawings to help with my explanation below: The phone line coming into the house in a rather bizarre location - an upstairs bedroom (see...
  16. F

    lack of 30ma rcd protection

    hi under the 17th ammnendment 3 what code would be given to lack of 30ma rcd protection in a comercial installation 100ma rcd is present
  17. 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...
  18. R

    Basic advice please

    Hi, Last year i had an office built in my garden and a 10mm SWA was laid between the main consumer unit in the house and that in the office. I have 2 sheds about 40m from the office & 15m apart and i'll like 3 double sockets in 1 and 1 light fitting and a double in the other and 1 light...
  19. GMES

    Finally Done

    Well that's it locked the office up lads paid up just landed home and don't plan on moving till Jan 3rd lol. Typically though I made the decision to get yesterday and today in the office with the lads to tidy up and get all invoices sorted and the Bloody laptops and printers decide to go on a...
  20. H

    Cabling Ideas

    Hi, I've got a job coming up that involves networking an underground office. The walls cannot be chased and the Ethernet sockets need to mounted on the wall. I was thinking of running the cable in trunking but I don't think it'll look professional, then thought of using conduit but not too sure...
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