When did the new wiring regulations commence?Toggle Details
The 18th edition of the wiring regulations were published in July of 2018.
What is changing in the new wiring regulations?Toggle Details
Proposed changes to the wiring regulations include a reduction in the energy consumption of electrical installations. If the proposal is accepted it could result in the specification and installation of larger conductor power cables.
What does the CPR mean for electrical contractors?Toggle Details
From the 1st July 2017, the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) came into effect for cable: from that point, it was made illegal to distribute or sell non CPR compliant cable for permanent installation in buildings.
What happens if I find electric cables in water?Toggle Details
How long do Prysmian cables last?Toggle Details
How do I store cables?Toggle Details
What should I do if I find non CPR-compliant cable?Toggle Details
Is my cable CPR compliant?Toggle Details
We recommend all purchasers should check that all cable products they consider:
- Are marked with the manufacturer’s name and factory identifier, so they can be traced.
- Have the correct British Standard (BS EN) Standard number.
- Have third party approval by BASEC or other HAR approved body.
- Have marking with the correct number of cores and cross sectional area.
- Be marked with the correct voltage rating.
- Be correctly packaged with the manufacturer’s traceability information.
- Have the correct national cable code.
- Have the year of its manufacture written on it.
- Are checked against the delivery note and be the same as the order placed
- Have a DoP to the CPR where required.