On-Site Guide: BS 7671:2008 Wiring Regulations, Incorporating Amendment No. 3:2015

On-Site Guide: BS 7671:2008 Wiring Regulations, Incorporating Amendment No. 3:2015

by The Institution of Engineering and Technology

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Overview

Vital changes have been made in Amendment 3 regarding safety for contractors and consumers. This essential quick-reference guide to BS 7671 has been updated to the changes in Amendment 3 to BS 7671:2008.

The On-Site Guide is designed to be taken on-site for easy referencing and provides simple guidance on the application of BS 7671.

All updates in Amendment 3 will be included in the On-Site Guide, which include, but are not limited to:


  • Consumer units (to come into effect January 2016)
  • Wiring in escape routes
  • Changes to earth fault loop impedances for all protective devices
  • Circuit-breakers used as functional switches
  • Overvoltages
  • EMC & compatibility
  • Changes to definitions throughout the Regulations

Amendment 3 published on 5 January 2015 and comes into effect on 1 July 2015. All new installations from this point must comply with Amendment 3 to BS 7671:2008.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781849198875
Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
Publication date: 05/31/2015
Series: Electrical Regulations Series
Edition description: 6th ed.
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

  • Section 1: Introduction
  • Section 2: The electrical supply
  • Section 3: Protection
  • Section 4: Earthing and bonding
  • Section 5: Isolation and switching
  • Section 6: Labelling
  • Section 7: Final circuits
  • Section 8: Locations containing a bath or shower
  • Section 9: Inspection and testing
  • Section 10: Guidance on initial testing of installations
  • Section 11: Operation of RCDs
  • Appendix A: Maximum demand and diversity
  • Appendix B: Maximum permissible measured earth fault loop impedance
  • Appendix C: Selection of types of cable for particular uses and external influences
  • Appendix D: Methods of support for cables, conductors and wiring systems
  • Appendix E: Cable capacities of conduit and trunking
  • Appendix F: Current-carrying capacities and voltage drop for copper conductors
  • Appendix G: Certification and reporting
  • Appendix H: Standard circuit arrangements for household and similar installations
  • Appendix I: Resistance of copper and aluminium conductors
  • Appendix J: Selection of devices for isolation and switching
  • Appendix K: Identification of conductors

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