Discuss EICR wiring diagrams. in the New Member Introductions area at ElectrciansForums.co.uk.

Please make sure you checkout our forum sponsors, many do discounts for members and, they keep the forum free to use.
  1. lebtek
    Offline

    lebtek New EF Member

    Location:
    United Kingdom
    Hi all sparks,
    My name is Mick and I want to know if any of you sparks can advise me if there is a market for EICR wiring diagrams drawn in AutoCAD, which is basically a picture of the Schedule of Results page.
     
  2. Richard Burns
    Offline

    Richard Burns Trusted Advisor

    Location:
    Cambridgeshire
    Business Name:
    Richard Burns
    I would have thought that there would be a very limited market for having to prepare more paperwork for an EICR, there is enough to do already and having to devise a wiring diagram as well would be a work of supererogation.
     
  3. Pete999
    Offline

    Pete999 Trusted Advisor

    Top Poster Of Month

    Location:
    Northampton
    Big word Richard, what does it mean?:D
     
    • Like Like x 1
    • Agree Agree x 1
  4. Specialist
    Offline

    Specialist Regular EF Member

    Location:
    Neath South Wales
    Say that when you've had a few. Go on I dare you.:)
     
    • Like Like x 1
  5. Pete999
    Offline

    Pete999 Trusted Advisor

    Top Poster Of Month

    Location:
    Northampton
    Can't say it when I haven't had a few
     
  6. Specialist
    Offline

    Specialist Regular EF Member

    Location:
    Neath South Wales
    That makes 2 of us mate, was going to look it up in the dictionary. Then I realised, I couldn't spell it never mind say it:confused:
     
  7. Murdoch
    Offline

    Murdoch Electrician's Arms

    Location:
    Woking
    "supererogation" - being added to BS 7671 18th edition right now (or is it in there all ready?):tearsofjoy:
     
    • Funny Funny x 2
  8. Specialist
    Offline

    Specialist Regular EF Member

    Location:
    Neath South Wales
    eek, hope they put an explanation too.;)
     
    • Like Like x 1
  9. ruston
    Offline

    ruston Trusted Advisor

    Location:
    Northumberland
    It means he is smart lol.
    More work than is necessary.

    PS. I looked it up. :)
     
    • Like Like x 2
    • Agree Agree x 1
  10. Richard Burns
    Offline

    Richard Burns Trusted Advisor

    Location:
    Cambridgeshire
    Business Name:
    Richard Burns
    Thanks Ruston, defined for me, I like the word and often feel I do more than necessary because of insane manufacturers and I am then thinking 'supererogation' in an angry tone of thought.
     
    • Like Like x 2
  11. ruston
    Offline

    ruston Trusted Advisor

    Location:
    Northumberland
    I am sorry about that previous attempt to post. I am having problems with posting just now.

    I am the same as you , I am a belt and braces man too.
    I tend to think too much about the people following me.
     
    • Like Like x 1
    Last edited: Apr 20, 2017 at 9:55 AM
  12. lebtek
    Offline

    lebtek New EF Member

    Location:
    United Kingdom
    Yes, I am aware that nobody wants to do more paper work than necessary, but what if an affordable service was offered whereby it was done for you. All the information is already supplied on the EICR,
     
  13. Richard Burns
    Offline

    Richard Burns Trusted Advisor

    Location:
    Cambridgeshire
    Business Name:
    Richard Burns
    "All the information is already supplied on the EICR"
    It is this statement that makes me think it is not necessary. For a domestic EICR the pricing is too low and the time taken is too great to allow any extras; for a commercial EICR this would be a gimmick that may appeal to customers but would probably not appeal to any electrician, although some electrical companies may feel it is an extra level of service.
    Presumably it would be a pictorial schedule of circuit details rather than the usual table, pretty but not really gaining anything, I think.
     
    • Agree Agree x 2
  14. lebtek
    Offline

    lebtek New EF Member

    Location:
    United Kingdom
    Thank you Richard, Your opinion is most welcome. I would agree that it would be more monetary tailored to the commercial side especially when numerous dist. boards are involved. As for gaining anything I would imagine, for all follow-up inspections, the diagram will be helpful in tracing circuits.
     
Loading...
Similar Threads - EICR wiring diagrams Forum Date
Eicr, board change recommendation? Electrical Wiring, Theories and Regulations Today at 3:12 PM
EICR 3036 board - coding - meter tails Electrical Forum Apr 16, 2017
How much to charge for an EICR Electrical Wiring, Theories and Regulations Apr 15, 2017
Writing eicr's up and factoring the costs. The Electricians Arms Apr 6, 2017
RyeField Boards EICR Commercial Electrical Talk Apr 4, 2017
Eicr no visible main bond to water services Electrical Forum Mar 31, 2017
remedial work after an EICR was carried out on a residential property Electrical Forum Mar 27, 2017
Eicr code Periodic Inspection Reporting & Certification Mar 23, 2017
FAKE EICR Periodic Inspection Reporting & Certification Mar 18, 2017
EICR 1 bed flat- simples Electrical Forum Mar 18, 2017

Share This Page

Electricians Directory Post a Domestic Job Post a Commercial Job