I wrote an article on my FaceBook page a little while ago about downlights and requirements. https://www.facebook.com/greg.rowell.electrical/posts/544638732748180 Well, this article is a follow up from that, and I refer to the Wiring Rules – AS/NZS 3000:2018 Amt 1 Illegally installed socket outlet. Suspended without support. There are a lot of contractors offering cheap change-overs from … Continue reading Downlights – Changing over to LEDs
Section 8 of the Wiring Rules - AS/NZS 3000:2018 - lists of series of tests that all installations, additions and alterations to your electrical system must comply with. These tests are mandatory. Did the electrician you last used do these mandatory tests? What are they, and what do they mean…
Do you need to replace your earth electrode? Do you have one? What is it, and why do I need one?
I often tell my clients that they require other works done at their premises in order to make simple additions. Why is that? Am I just ripping my customers off, asking them to do things they don't need?
The new wiring rules are coming - probably by June 2018! Electricians have been waiting for over 12 months for the new wiring rules to be published. Some of the changes are positive, and some of them will make installation either extremely difficult and costly, or impossible. If you review the compliance section of our … Continue reading New wiring rules