Archive for the ‘Electricals’ Category

Since 1st January 2005 in England and Wales, all electrical work must comply with new requirements added to the Building Regulations called “Part P”. These regulations have been introduced to cut down the number of accidents associated with badly installed electrics. How does this impact me? Under the new requirements it is you who has a duty to notify the Local Authority Building Control of any work that is notifiable under the regulations... 

This article relates to the electrical earthing requirements for homes. As all electrical work in homes must now be carried out by trained electricians this article is not designed to help you to amend the electrical earthing in your home and you must not attempt to perform this work. Electrical Earthing Definition Earthing is the term used to define the connection of “exposed conductive parts” of an installation or appliance to the main earthing...