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IET launches Amendment to Wiring Regulations

All users of the IET Wiring Regulations need to be aware of the coming changes in Amendment No. 3 to the 17th Edition (BS 7671:2008+A3:2015).

Potentially life-saving changes are proposed making this a vital update. These changes are expected to include (but are not limited to) amendments in the following areas:

-  Consumer units (to come into effect January 2016)
-  Wiring in escape routes
-  Changes to earth fault loop impedances for all protective devices
-  Updated EIC and EICR forms
-  Changes to definitions throughout the Regulations

Amendment No. 3 is now published and comes into effect on 1 July 2015.  All new installations from this point must comply with Amendment No. 3 to BS 7671:2008.

 

Get your copy of the 17th Edition BS 7671:2008+A3:2015 here

 

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