BEAMA Technical Bulletin Update - Enhanced Fire Safety 2015

04 January 2016

Amendment 3 to BS 7671:2008 Requirements for Electrical Installations (IET Wiring Regulations) was published on 5th January 2015. The new regulations will apply to all electrical installations designed after 30th June 2015*.

Whilst there are many additions and changes being introduced through this Amendment, there are specific new regulations relating to the enhancement of Fire Safety.

One particular Regulation, 421.1.201, addresses the selection of Consumer Units in domestic (household) premises and, as such, introduces a new enhanced functionality to this equipment.