Review of the Latest News on British Standards

The Latest Standards To Assist In Fire Safety Compliance

The BS 5839 series is an essential guide for anyone involved in the design, installation, commissioning, maintenance and use of fire detection and alarm systems.

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BS 7211: 1998 renamed and Superseded by BS 7211: 2012

BS 7211: 2012
Electric cables - Thermosetting insulated and thermoplastic sheathed cables for voltages up to and including 450/750 V for electric power and lighting and having low emission of smoke and corrosive gases when affected by fire.
Supersedes BS 7211: 1998 which remains current

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Are you up to speed with the impact of the Construction Products Regulation?

The Construction Products Regulation (CPR) will replace the Construction Products Directive (CPD) in July 2013. You need to ensure that you fully comply with the regulation by this date at the latest.

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BS EN 61439-3 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies updated

BS EN 61439-3 Distribution boards intended to be operated by ordinary persons (DBO)

Publication Date: 31 May 2012

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BS EN 15232 Energy performance of buildings updated

BS EN 15232:2012 Energy performance of buildings
Impact of building automation, controls and building management (incorporating corrigendum March 2012)

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New BS 7430:2011 Code of practice for protective earthing of electrical installations

BS 7430 is a British Standard which provides recommendations and guidance on meeting the requirements for the earthing of electrical installations.

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British Standards Update: BS EN 50160

bsiBS EN 50160:2010

Voltage characteristics of electricity supplied by public electricity networks

Amended March 2011


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