Review of the Latest News on British Standards

BS 9991 Fire Safety In The Design, Management And Use Of residential Buildings Amended

BS 9991BS 9991:2015 - Tracked Changes
Fire safety in the design, management and use of residential buildings. Code of practice

Publication Date: 13 February 2019
Amended By: Corrigendum, February 2019

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British Standard BS HD 60364-8-2 Prosumer’s Low-voltage Electrical Installations Issued

BSHD60364 8 2BS HD 60364-8-2
Low-voltage electrical installations.
Prosumer’s low-voltage electrical installations

Publication Date: 22 January 2019

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British Standard BS EN IEC 6066 A.C. Ventilating Fans And Regulators For Household And Similar Purposes Issued

BSENIEC60665BS EN IEC 60665:2019
A.C. ventilating fans and regulators for household and similar purposes.
Methods for measuring performance

Publication Date: 23 January 2019

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British Standard BS EN 60669-1 Switches For Household And Similar Fixed-electrical Installations Amended

BSEN60669 1BS EN 60669-1:2018
Switches for household and similar fixed-electrical installations.
General requirements

Publication Date: 30 July 2018
Replaces: BS EN 60669-1:1999+A2:2008
Amended By: Corrigendum, December 2018

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British Standard BS EN 60898-1 Circuit Breakers Issued

BSEN60898 1BS EN 60898-1:2019
Electrical accessories.
Circuit-breakers for overcurrent protection for household and similar installations.
Circuit-breakers for a.c. operation

Publication Date: 01 February 2019
Replaces: BS EN 60898-1:2003+A13:2012

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British Standard BS 8473 Intruder And Hold-up Alarm Systems Issued

BS8473BS 8473 Intruder And Hold-up Alarm Systems

Management of false alarms. Code of practice

supersedes BS 8473:2006+A2:2013

This British Standard gives guidance on the management of intruder and hold-up alarm systems (I&HAS), and the management of alarm conditions when they occur in order to reduce the nuisance factor and waste of resources in responding to false alarms.

This document applies to all remotely notified intruder and hold-up alarm systems and also applies to audible only intruder and hold-up alarm systems, except where otherwise stated.

Publication Date: 31 October 2018

 

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New Standard BS EN IEC 60297-3-110 Residential Racks And Cabinets For Smart Houses

BS EN IEC 60297 3 110BS EN IEC 60297-3-110

Mechanical structures for electrical and electronic equipment. Dimensions of mechanical
structures of the 482,6 mm (19 in) series. Residential racks and cabinets for smart houses

Publication Date: 13 November 2018

This part of IEC 60297 specifies dimensions, specification for installation, environmental aspects and safety aspect of residential racks and cabinets based on IEC 60297 series, for smart houses, likely to be part of smart cities.

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British Standard BS EN 54-7:2018 Fire Detection And Fire Alarm Systems. Smoke Detectors Updated

BS EN 54 7BS EN 54-7:2018

Fire detection and fire alarm systems. Smoke detectors. Point smoke detectors that operate using scattered light, transmitted light or ionization

Publication date: 06 September 2018

Replaces BS EN 54-7:2001

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British Standard High-voltage switchgear and controlgear. Guide to IEC 62271-100, IEC 62271-1 Updated

TR 62271 306PD IEC/TR 62271-306:2012+A1:2018

High-voltage switchgear and controlgear.
Guide to IEC 62271-100, IEC 62271-1 and other IEC standards related to alternating current circuit-breakers

Publication Date: 11 September 2018

 

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British Standard BS EN IEC 62271-102:2018 High-voltage Switchgear And Controlgear Issued

BSENIEC62271 102BS EN IEC 62271-102:2018
High-voltage switchgear and controlgear.
Alternating current disconnectors and earthing switches

Publication date: 24 August 2018

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