The Wire Returns In 2017

The Wire

Metal consumer units and the impact of this change to the Wiring Regulations is just one of the topics up for discussion during the next episode of NICEIC and ELECSA’s The Wire.

The Wire is a live technical webcast hosted by industry experts Tony Cable and Darren Staniforth. The next episode airs 9am-10am on 26th January.

The ‘non-combustible enclosure’ requirement for consumer units has been effective since 1st January 2016. An estimated 460,000 metal consumer units have been installed since then and the duo will look at planned and distress consumer unit changes, incorporating the best practice guide from Electrical Safety First.

The interactive session will also include an overview of emergency lighting – looking at the design requirements for installation to British Safety Standard BS5266 – as well as looking at the most common issues associated with installation techniques and inspection & testing.

Tony and Darren will be on hand to answer any technical questions. If you have a technical question you would like answered email it to beforehand.

Joining The Wire is simple. It is available to view on most PCs, laptops, tablets and smartphones, making it easily accessible for everyone to join.

Click on the link here and register your details. You will then be sent a link to log in on Thursday 26th January at 9am.

Places on the webinar are available to electrical contractors from all scheme operators, although priority is given to NICEIC and ELECSA registrants. Spaces are limited so register today to guarantee your place.

To view previous broadcasts of The Wire, click here.

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