NEW METAL FUSE BOX REGULATIONS
New non-combustible enclosure requirement for consumer units
New non-combustible enclosure requirement for consumer units. The third amendment to BS 7671:2011 (IET Wiring Regulations Seventeenth Edition), which was published in January and comes into effect on 1 July, will include a new regulation requiring consumer units and similar switchgear assemblies in domestic premises to have a non-combustible
Property118 | New Plastic fuse board? No it's got to be
Today the electrician came to do a 5 year routine test. Twas rewired 5 years ago, brand new plastic fuse board, “it’s safer mate”. Now “it should be metal, fire risk!, or you could just put in RCBOs, but 4 of those will be about the same cost.
Do I need to update the fusebox in my house? - MyBuilder
Do i need to update the fusebox in my house? I'm buying a house which has an old fuse box. or change the Board most professional electricians know to inspect the complete installation when installing a new board as per the regulations so this should be in the price usually takes at least 3-4 hours to inspect more when fitting a new
metal fuse box building regs - MyBuilder
Metal fuse box building regs. Is someone able to tell me approximately when the building regulations changed that means you have to have a metal box rather than a plastic one? akrot1. 4 4 Answers from Do I need new fuse box for moving electricity meter? Wiring to
Thinking of upgrading your fuse box?
In January 2015, IEE Wiring Regulations (BS7671) Amendment 3 will be published. A major change in Amendment 3 concerns consumer units, the term for a modern day domestic fuse box. New regulation 421.1 will state that in domestic environments, consumer units and similar switchgear must be constructed from non-combustible material.
Domestic Consumer Units | Fuse Boards | Screwfix
Domestic consumer units receive the main electrical supply and distribute it to individual circuits throughout the home to provide electricity. Fuse boxes for homes play a crucial role in helping to prevent electric shocks and electrical fires.
Electrician Swindon | Electrical Testing & Inspection
Having made the decision to replace your old fuse board, it is important to ensure that this important job is completed by a competent electrician. Think of your fuse board as the main hub of your home – its the ‘thinking centre’ to all electrical aspects in your home. If the job is carried out 
How to comply with Amendment 3 (regarding Consumer Units
How to comply with Amendment 3 (regarding Consumer Units) (IET Wiring Regulation) came into effect, outlining a new set of regulations which affect all of the consumer units put in new builds in the UK. The amendment says: How to comply with Amendment 3 - regarding consumer units.
The Regulations Explained
** For Building Regulations purposes, a kitchen is a room or part of a room which contains a sink and food preparation facilities What do I need to do before electrical installation work can be carried out in my home? All electrical work in the home in Wales must comply with Part P of the Building Regulations.
Changes to Electrical Installation Regulations in 2015
To installing electricians this is a fairly easy requirement to meet by using metal type buckle clips or purpose designed cable retainers for use inside trunking. In the new Regulations there will now be approximately 1500 individual regulations, So for example if your