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  1. Baddegg

    Finally some common sense from a fan manufacturer?

    Seen a few threads on here over the years so this might come in handy for someone.....wiring instructions state no need for local fuse if fed from 6a lighting circuit, Silent Extractor Fan | Greenwood Airvac SR100 Epicair.co.uk - https://www.epicair.co.uk/sr100.html
  2. Cupa

    Domestic Wiring up an induction hob - wanted to sense check if what I'm doing is correct

    Hi guys, I have a new induction hob which I'd like to wire in. I have already wired in the oven and grill into the kitchen using a length of 4mm 3 core heat resistant flex and that is working fine. Back of the hob shows the following diagram: Based on the above schematic, I plan to wire in...
  3. C

    Sense alarm Fire alarm

    having probs with Fire alarm.Its a sense alarm 2 wire,mcp's,detectors & sounders. Goes into Fire mode,even when only 3 points are on circuit. Are all their sounders compatible with the system,it's difficult to understand properly ,we have sounders,which are alarm sense,not the sounder & base...
  4. S

    House extension so need to remove and replace FIT installation

    What is the deal with temporarily moving an array to complete building works? No doubt it will be a complete nightmare but hopefully some good experience here? Do they notify or keep quiet?
  5. The Solar King

    Building Energy Performance change?

    I have heard or read this and cannot find where. I have seen or heard it proposed that PV and FIT qualification will be aligned with the RHI, This would mean a property meeting Green Deal Ticks rather than an EPC of D. It would make sense in terms of consistency but would probably only apply to...
  6. C

    Domestic socket heights

    Hey guys. Is there any regs for distance between sockets and windows? I know that its 450 to the bottom and 120 to the top but never really come across the question of near windows...? Thanks
  7. D

    hand dryer distance from sink

    good afternoon, does anyone know if there is a minimum distance required between a hand dryer and the sink ? thanks in advance
  8. G

    fused flex outlet for towel radiator in bathroom

    Hi can anybody tell me if you can fit a fused flex outlet for towel radiator in bathroom in zone 2?
  9. S

    diversity on lighting circuit?

    Hi guys, was wondering if its acceptable to allow diversity to a lighting circuit. Customer has about 8 lights on the downstairs lighting circuit, but wants 12 spots putting into the kitchen. Now using the 100w per lighting point takes total current to 8.5A with all lights on at 100w. Now all...
  10. S

    Kitchen Installations

    Keep coming across same problem and every spark has different answer.Sockets and switches should be a minnium of 300mm from edge of sink or cooker what do you do when no wall space ,anyone know the CORRECT answer ?
  11. 1Justin

    Supply fuse - quote to change.

    My customer needs bigger than 60A supply. Currently BS1361 60A. 4 bedroom house, 4 kids, new circuits.. Before I started in the place it came up at 72A (with diversity), and after my 2 new circuits I am 79A (with diversity). PME, nice condition, modern supply cable, Ze 0.27 so should be able to...
  12. R

    Prospective Fault Current

    I was under the impression that PFC is the greater of either the PEFC or the PSSC. Now look at this article (endorsed by the NIC) on Voltimum.... Voltimum Q&A I am assuming that the guy's tester is indicating over-range on the PSSC measurement. Apart from the fact that the way it is written...
  13. E

    An Obituary printed in the London Times

    An Obituary printed in the London Times CLEVER, BUT OH!! ...SO VERY TRUE!! An Obituary printed in the London Times........ Interesting and sadly rather true Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense, who has been with us for many years. No one knows for sure...
  14. Luminous

    shower isolator

    Is it ok to put the shower isolator anywhere? How about outside in the meter cupboard? Just upgraded a ccu. The shower circuit was not part of the old fuse box, buut took a feed from term blocks into which were the main tails. These went into a 35a fuse switch then to the shower. I need to take...
  15. Y

    R1+R2 confused???

    When doing PIR`s is it only continuity of final ring that you can find R1+R2??? If so how do you measure R2 for the report??? Im not quite sure!!! Im trying to make sense of it??? I know ZS is ZE+r1+r2 can anyone make sense of this for me!!!
  16. M

    spur distance from draining board?

    Hi Do you know the min distance for a fcu from a draining board? It is a small kitchen with work top adj to bottom of draining board of sink. I have a dbl skt and 2x fcu to go above work top and the last one is around 25mm to the side.
  17. A

    Sockets and Radiators

    Whats poeples views on the proximtiy or location of sockets around rads? I have seen a few put above a rad, would have thought not to because of the heat nor not to close for when bleeding, but have again seem soem pretty close next to a rad. Anything in the regs about it?
  18. A

    hidden conduit question

    must start by sayin am not too familiar with th forum...is there anythin in 17th that mentions the need to use steel conduit when the socket is at the other side of a wall of a classroom say...unless it is within 150mm from corner of a room, cornice or boxed in steel column etc ???????
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