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7 January 2018 Principal Speaking at Seminar BS 7671:2018 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations Interpreted by the experts

Hear about key changes being introduced in 18th Edition, from key committee experts.

BS 7671:2018 Requirements for Electrical Installations should be used for new designs from 1 January 2019. If you’ve been wondering what has changed and what you might need to do differently, attending this update seminar just four days later will give you the answers.

The three experts have active roles in the JPEL/64 committee led approach to the IET Wiring Regulations, so are well-placed to interpret the new edition and explain how it impacts the way you work.

Benefit from the discussion encouraged throughout the day, with plenty of time for delegates to question what, why and how with our panel as well as other delegates. You won’t get such comprehensive clarification by reading articles or sifting through the Regs themselves.

7 January 2019 IET London: Savoy Place

John Bradley, Chair, JPEL/64 – Electrical Installations
Mark Coles, Head of Technical Regulations, IET and Secretary, JPEL/64 Sub-Committee D – External Influences
Graham Kenyon, Chair IET WRPC, Chair JPEL/64 Sub-Committee D – External Influences
View the full programme >
Notes:
1. The content of this post was provided as an IET mailshot in March 2018.
2. G Kenyon Technology Ltd cannot be held responsible for the content of external web-sites linked from this post.

Graham Kenyon speaking at IHEEM Electrical Seminar, 19 September 2018 in Leeds

Our Principal, Graham Kenyon, will be speaking at the IHEEM Electrical Seminar being held on the 19th September 2018 at the Thackray Medical Museum in Leeds.

For further information see, the IHEEM web-site.

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Earth fault loop impedance revision of ENA Engineering Recommendation P23

Graham’s article in the latest IET Wiring Matters explores earth fault loop impedance values for supplies up to 100 A, following the update of ENA Engineering Recommendation P23 in 2018.

The article can be viewed here.

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IET Guidance updated to 18th Edition now available to order

The suite of Guidance Notes to support the recently published BS 7671:2018 Requirements for electrical installations (IET Wiring Regulations 18th Edition) is now available to order from the IET on their web-site. Guidance Note 3 is already available, along with the On-Site Guide.

Included in this, are the following publications, for which our Managing Director and Principal Consultant, Graham Kenyon, is proud to be the author of the amendments in the latest Editions.

Order your copies now.

IET Guidance Note 5: Protection Against Electric Shock, 8th Edition
Available October 2018

IET Guidance Note 6: Protection Against Overcurrent, 8th Edition
Available October 2018

IET Electrical Installation Design Guide, 4th Edition
Available December 2018
IET CoP for EV Charging Installations

IET Code of Practice for Electric Vehicle Charging Installations, 3rd Edition
Available August 2018

Graham is also an acknowledged contributor for the following Guidance Notes:

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Pre-order NOW: IET Code of Practice for Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation – 3rd Edition

Now available to Pre-order, the IET Code of Practice for Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation – 3rd Edition

IET CoP for EV Charging Installations

This new Edition, for which our Managing Director and Principal, Graham Kenyon, is the lead author, has been completely revised and updated in-line with the 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations (BS 7671:2018 Requirements for electrical installations).

Included in this Edition are:

  • completely new sections on Vehicles as energy storage, and Integration with smart metering and control, automation and monitoring systems
  • a new Annex with commentary on wireless power transfer (WPT) installations, which are expected to become increasingly common
  • updated guidance on inclusive design, alternative sources of supply, metering, and installations at filling stations to align with the APEA / EI publication Guidance for Design, Construction, Modification, Maintenance and Decommissioning of Filling Stations, that was revised in June 2018.

Click Here to pre-order from the IET

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RCD protection for socket-outlets in the 18th Edition (BS 7671:2018)

(c) IET anbd BSI

Image from IET web-site

The publication of the 18th Edition of the IET WIring Regulations (forthcoming BS 7671:2018) is imminent, and BSI and the IET have publicised some of the key changes, which can be viewed on the IET web-site.

When Amendment No. 3 to BS 7671:2008 was published in 2015, we reported on changes to RCD protection for socket-outlets in Regulation 411.3.3, with socket-outlets in AC systems rated up to and including 20 A requiring RCD protection unless a risk assessment stated otherwise.

With the 18th Edition, Regulation 411.3.3 requires all socket-outlets in AC systems rated up to and including 32 A to be protected by a 30 mA RCD, the only exception being for installations other than in dwellings, where a documented risk assessment determines RCD protection is not necessary.

The salient facts here for Regulation 411.3.3 that designers will be obliged to consider are:

  1. The upper rating for socket-outlets requiring RCD protection in accordance with Regulation 411.3.3 has increased from 20 A to 32 A.
  2. There is no longer an exception to Regulation 411.3.3 for dwellings, regardless of whether a risk assessment was in place, and regardless of the appliance(s) to be served. An AC appliance that is not compatible with 30 mA RCDs in dwellings must therefore be permanently connected to the electrical installation, unless it is rated for use with a socket-outlet exceeding 32 A.
  3. If an exception is made in installations other than dwellings, to omit RCD protection for socket-outlets rated at 32 A or less, there must be a documented risk assessment that determines RCD protection is not necessary.
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BS 7671:2018 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations Interpreted by the experts

Hear about key changes being introduced in 18th Edition, from key committee experts.

BS 7671:2018 Requirements for Electrical Installations was issued on 2 July 2018. If you’ve been wondering what has changed and what you might need to do differently, attending this update seminar just four days later will give you the answers. A further date has now been added, 7 January 2019 at the IET, Savoy Place, London.

The three experts have active roles in the JPEL/64 committee led approach to the IET Wiring Regulations, so are well-placed to interpret the new edition and explain how it impacts the way you work.

Benefit from the discussion encouraged throughout the day, with plenty of time for delegates to question what, why and how with our panel as well as other delegates. You won’t get such comprehensive clarification by reading articles or sifting through the Regs themselves…
5 July 2018 IET Birmingham: Austin Court (bookings closed)
7 January 2019 IET London: Savoy Place

John Bradley, Chair, JPEL/64 – Electrical Installations
Mark Coles, Head of Technical Regulations, IET and Secretary, JPEL/64 Sub-Committee D – External Influences
Graham Kenyon, Chair IET WRPC, Deputy Chair JPEL/64 Sub-Committee D – External Influences
View the full programme >
Notes:
1. The content of this post was provided as an IET mailshot in March 2018.
2. G Kenyon Technology Ltd cannot be held responsible for the content of external web-sites linked from this post.

Draft for Public Comment (DPC) for IET Code of Practice for Electric Vehicle Charging Installations, 3rd Edition

Cover of IET CoP for EV charging installations, 2nd Edition

The 3rd Edition of the IET Code of practice for electric vehicle charging installations is due to be published later in 2018.

A draft for public comment is now available from the IET web-site: https://www.theiet.org/resources/standards/dpc-ev-3rd-ed.cfm

The consultation period will end on 28 February 2018, and all comments must be submitted to the IET by this date, in accordance with the instructions in the link above.

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FREE Webinar Electrical Energy Storage Systems: how to install, operate and maintain

 
Graham Kenyon, author of the Code of Practice for Electrical Energy Storage Systems
Electrical Energy Storage Systems: how to install, operate and maintain
23rd October 2017 | 12:30pm Reasons to attend:

  • Learn how to put a framework in place for the installation, operation and maintenance of storage systems
  • Find out the common risks associated with storage systems and how to overcome them
  • Ask questions directly to the author of the IET Code of Practice for Electrical Energy Storage Systems
REGISTER FOR FREE  (On demand, even if you missed it!)

Principal speaking at Solar & Storage Live 4 October 2017

Our Principal, Graham Kenyon, will be speaking on 4 October at Solar and Storage Live, NEC Birmingham, 12:30-14:00.

You will hear about the recently-published IET Code of Practice for Electrical Energy Storage Systems.

Looking forward to meeting you there.

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