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Just wondering if anyone has experienced any failures recently with their mains LED garden spike lights?
Have had 2 go completely and one that's barely got any output in the space of a few weeks. Using Deltech lights and can't say I've had a problem before but what with the cold weather...
Just fitted a car charger , I need to put an earth spike in but having trouble siting it, the main consumer unit is on the garage wall , directly behind it is earth as the garage is set into the hill if you know what I mean so if I drill through the wall I will hit the mud, is it ok to...
I have a old MEM 3 phase Fuse box that has 20A double ceramic fuses per phase ,the question is if I link the 2 x 20A fuses together would I be able to get a 35A feed from it ! , sorry if the answer sounds obvious .
What is the equation for that ! .
As a scam inspection piece I'm looking at a rewire of my folks garage.
Going to be a really simple job, just adding a few sockets and updating the CU to a 17th edition board.
The supply to the building is a 15ish metre run of SWA from the main CU, sheath earthed to the MET.
Oddly though, it...
I am currently constructing a cattery 70 metres from our house
I will be running (if all on ) 5kw of heat lamps
I will also have a 32a ring main and of course lighting
My plan is to run 16mm swa from a henley block split from our house cu
The house is a TT earth (with incoming...
This has been rattling around in my head for some time, I have read the guide in the sticky section about exporting etc,so a building outside the equipotential zone should not have the earth exported, right ?, and a spike (s) should be used, but, what about the armour this should be terminated...
Hi I have just joined this forum after discovering it through a search engine.
I have a question as regards to testing an earth spike.
I have completed a new installation but would like to test the earth electrode resistance before the supply authority comes to connect the power/metering etc...
just thinking, how sad on a sunday morning. If you had a consumer unit in a garage ran from the main board in the house would you do the Ze tests in the house ( i am thinking yes unless you had a earth spike near the garage is this right). Also if you did put in a earth spike at the...
Say you wanted to power a shed office, or somethign similar, and lets say it's up the end a garden.
Would you split at the meter to an isolator switch or a breaker then swa all the way up to a new CU.
Then for earth would you have to use an earth spike instead of the earth down the armoured...
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