More BS7671 Changes Likely

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On October 6, 2020, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on More BS7671 Changes Likely

More changes to the 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations could be happening soon.

 

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Unofficially called amendment 2 2022, these proposed changes follow the updates to electric vehicle charging requirements this year.

IET and BSI are both asking for feedback on the proposed changes, which include some important changes to fire safety requirements covering the design of electrical installations in industrial and commercial premises, as well as multi-occupancy homes. Additionally there is also more information about protected escape routes in fire situations.

  • Amendment 2 2022 also includes changes to;
  • Prosumer electrical installations
  • Arc fault detection devices
  • Overvoltages
  • Changes within Section 7: Special Locations

Further information about the updates is on the IET’s website , and the Draft for Public Comment runs until 11/12/2020.

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