House of Parliment

Potential new Electrical Legislation coming into effect for Private Landlords

Houses of Parliment are currently debating new Legislation regarding the PRS housing market. Rules have Already been in place with the [  Section 11 of the Landlord & Tenant Act 1985]  imposing landlord’s maintenance obligations to keep the Electrical Installation safe and in good working order. The Institute of Electrical Engineers (I.E.E) recommends from the[…]

Metal Consumer Board

New Regulations regarding Fire Resistant Consumer-boards

New Regulations regarding Fire Resistant Consumer-boards As of  1st January 2016,  The Institute of Electrical Engineers (I.E.E) have a new regulation: 421.1.201 [ Within domestic (household) premises, consumer units and similar  switchgear assemblies shall comply with BS EN 61439-3 and shall:  1: Have their enclosure manufactured from non-combustible material, or  2: Be enclosed in a[…]