Issued on 1st August 2013, the free to view Amendment comprises a new section: 722 – Electric Vehicle Charging Installations, based on HD 60364-7-722 (April 2012).
This follows the publication of the corrigendum to BS7671:2008(2011) which replaced section 710 – Medical Locations.
This amendment is vital for all involved in the installation of electric vehicle charging points. The specific requirements include PME systems, socket outlets and connectors, as well as external influences, isolation and switching and RCD protection.
All installations designed after 31st July 2013 are to comply with BS7671:2008 Amendment 2:2013.