Domestic fuse board upgrades (Amendment 3 FIRE RATED)

 

OFFER until October 2016 we will test your property and fit a new approved AMD 3 board by MK for just £495

 

(Based on a 3 Bed or less domestic property)

 

Fuse board upgrades to comply with the NEW regulations

 

(SEE BELOW FOR DETAILS)

 

All our consumer units are metal clad with a self-closing lid.

 

We use glands to keep the fire integrity of the enclosure intact.

 

We provide full certification and sign off work with our governing body:

 

Napit (National association of professional inspectors and testers)

 

&

 

You’re LABC (local council)

 

We are Trust marked registered for your peace of mind and all work is covered under Part P.

 

Please call for a free home visit and estimate.

 

 

Implementation date

 

As stated in Note 2 the implementation date for the regulation is:

 

1 January 2016.

 

Reason for the new regulation

 

Regulation 421.1.201 was introduced because of reports from fire investigators of a recent trend of increasing numbers of fires involving consumer units having a moulded thermoplastic enclosure (plastic).

 

Bs7671 publication on fuse boards

 

As of January 2016 all fuse boards have to comply with the new AMD3 Bs7671 legislation.

 

The wording of the regulation is as follows:

 

421.1.201 within domestic (household) premises, consumer units and similar switchgear assemblies shall comply with BS EN 61439-3 and shall:

 

(i) have their enclosure manufactured from non-combustible material, or

 

(ii) be enclosed in a cabinet or enclosure constructed of non-combustible material and complying with Regulation 132.12.

 

NOTE 1: Ferrous metal, e.g. steel, is deemed to be an example of a non-combustible material.

 

NOTE 2: The implementation date for this regulation is the 1st January 2016, but does not preclude compliance with the regulation prior to that date.

 

British Standard BS EN 61439-3, mentioned in the regulation, is entitled Distribution boards intended to be operated by ordinary persons (DBO).

 

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