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What is Part P of the Building Regulations and How it Affects Us

What is Part P of the Building Regulations and How it Affects Us

21/11/2023 sparksdirect

You may have heard of Part P of the Building Regulations; in this article we want to delve into what it covers, how it affects us, and what needs to be done in case of electrical wiring alterations at home.

Aurora Fire Rated Downlights: How are they Tested and How do they Work?

Aurora Fire Rated Downlights: How are they Tested and How do they Work?

28/06/2013 sparksdirect

Some of the best fire-rated downlights, tested and approved according to the highest UK standards,...

Airflow Loovent Eco Fans Exceed the Building Regulations (Part F)

Airflow Loovent Eco Fans Exceed the Building Regulations (Part F)

07/02/2013 sparksdirect

Domestic ventilation is a big deal. Roughly speaking, ventilation is required for: bringing in...

the Building Regulations 2000, L1A / L1B Compliance – What does it mean?

the Building Regulations 2000, L1A / L1B Compliance – What does it mean?

01/07/2011 sparksdirect

One can find not just list of prices and a list of items in the Aurora Lighting catalogues /...

the Aico AFF10915 Fire Cone Hood, Aico fire sock - Intumescent downlight firehood

the Aico AFF10915 Fire Cone Hood, Aico fire sock - Intumescent downlight firehood

04/02/2011 admin

If you make an opening in the ceiling of a fire separating element in order to install a recessed...

Hager Guide to Commercial Installations(5) - building regulations and the Invicta Type B Boards

Hager Guide to Commercial Installations(5) - building regulations and the Invicta Type B Boards

10/12/2010 admin

This is the last part(part 5) of the Hager Guide to the Commercial Installations(read more about...

Hager Guide to Commercial Installations(2), the cable entry + the isolation and switching

Hager Guide to Commercial Installations(2), the cable entry + the isolation and switching

08/12/2010 admin

After introducing the Type B Distribution Boards and compliance with standards in the first part...

Hager Guide to Commercial Installations(1), Type B Distribution Boards and compliance with standards

Hager Guide to Commercial Installations(1), Type B Distribution Boards and compliance with standards

07/12/2010 admin

This guide can be downloaded as a PDF from the Hager website - the Hager Guide to Commercial...

Simple Guide to Choosing an Electrician for the domestic electrical work - consumer guide to ordering domestic electrical work

Simple Guide to Choosing an Electrician for the domestic electrical work - consumer guide to ordering domestic electrical work

12/10/2010 admin

This guide has been produced by the ESC to help you when you want electrical installation work...

The Aico Electrical Contractors Handybook - get it right with the Aico Fire and CO Detectors

The Aico Electrical Contractors Handybook - get it right with the Aico Fire and CO Detectors

06/10/2010 admin

The Aico Smoke Alarms, Heat Alarms, and CO Alarms are some of the best in the market - for both...

Hager Video - Hager advices about the Type B Distribution Boards and the 17th edition of Building Regulations

Hager Video - Hager advices about the Type B Distribution Boards and the 17th edition of Building Regulations

24/09/2010 admin

Great video put out by Hager in their Type B Distribution Boards section, a short clip that...

about Part M of the Building Regulations - are you Part M compliant or will you be complacent?

about Part M of the Building Regulations - are you Part M compliant or will you be complacent?

16/09/2010 admin

Via the Electrical Wholesaler News, here is an article we find useful - Part M - Compliant or...

Where to install the Airflow Extractor Fans and simple instructions of installing the iCON fans

Where to install the Airflow Extractor Fans and simple instructions of installing the iCON fans

25/08/2010 admin

To find out which Airflow Fan is the best for you(at home or at the office, interior extractor...

What type of Airflow Extractor Fan do you need - what do the regulations say, what's the best fan?

What type of Airflow Extractor Fan do you need - what do the regulations say, what's the best fan?

25/08/2010 admin

Building Regulations Approved Document F: Ventilation (2010 Edition), stipulates the provision of...

The smoke alarm – looking ahead; the smoke alarms and their wireless interconnection is for the future!

The smoke alarm – looking ahead; the smoke alarms and their wireless interconnection is for the future!

02/08/2010 admin

We found this interesting article entitled "The Smoke Alarm - Looking ahead" via the Electrical...

How safe is the wiring in your home(2)? The Part P of the Regs and Rewire first, decorate later

How safe is the wiring in your home(2)? The Part P of the Regs and Rewire first, decorate later

07/07/2010 admin

This article is the second part of the "How Safe is the Wiring in Your Home?" advice from NICEIC -...

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