Amendment 1 to BS. and the in-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment. Chris Johnston. Tutor. Chief Examiner. City & Guilds. Slide 1. 17th Edition Amendment 1, Questions Answered. Last week’s blog post “New Year New 17 Edition” sparked an interesting comment from one of our readers. British Standard BS “Requirements for Electrical Installations. IET Wiring Regulations” The 17th edition and its amendments incorporated new sections relating to microgeneration and solar As originally published highlights – RCDs required for most outlets; Amendment 1 highlights – high resilience consumer units.

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With regards to the regs it gets goobled googe each time it comes out.

Any changes will be updated automatically. Hi Carl Thanks for your comments. I guess this is the way things are heading. More info about Surge Protection Devices. Use British English Oxford spelling amenfment August All pages needing factual verification Wikipedia articles needing factual verification from April It did not become a recognized British Hs7671 until the publication of the 16th edition in Subscribe for free using the Opt-in form on the right.

This amendment includes requirements for the installation of Surge Protection Devices SPDs and filters to limit transient overvoltages and divert damaging surge current away from sensitive equipment such as computers and electronic circuits.

Expected to introduce energy efficiency performance levels and the use of arc fault detection device s. Guidance Note 8 Earthing and Bonding will also include 17th Edition updates as well as Amendment 1 update How do you get a copy? At present anyone who has completed a 17th Edition course does not have to do any new training as there is no formal update qualification like there was for the transition from the 16th to the amenfment Edition.

These Standards make engineers and electricians lives easy and most importantly ensure safety. Click to cancel reply. Views Read Edit View history. Wish all we had to do was buy a book occasionally.

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Amendment 1 of BS7671 17th Edition Wiring Regulations

The ridiculous fee to then obtain the Building regs Part P to put into practice is pure extortion. More information on the new Electrical Installation Condition Report. Why would anyone pay above and beyond what you have to pay. The consumers do not know the aemndment between red and white forms.

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Amendment 1 of BS 17th Edition Wiring Regulations

Thank you very much Steve much appreciated. This includes a specific condition report inspection schedule for smaller installations domestic and similar up to A supply and a recommended list of items requiring inspection for larger installations.

Do you have to update your training? Electrical installations which include sources of electromagnetic disturbances could be transformers, Welding machines, electric motors, fluorescent lighting and where switching of a,endment loads could cause EMI. When I think back to when I first started, most ccts pcbs were designed with sticky tape and trace papers, then photo etched. Is there a minor works exemption for the installation of RCDs? Of course things improved with computer designs, but the point here is, how can anyone be critical of things designed of their time?

17th Edition Amendment 1, Questions Answered

Appendix 3 has been updated to reflect the changes needed for the withdrawal of BS Just to advise, anyone unclear on what CE stands for, it means Certification Europe, which basically means a product passes ajendment minimum standard required for a product to be sold within the EU.

Never bothered the LEB for 20 years to shift the street cable, so why all the concerns now the problem got screened out? Please enter a location. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. A change has also been made to the way observations or non-compliance’s are treated.

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