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  1. EM4Z1NG
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    EM4Z1NG EF Member

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    When Installing A New Circuit To A Fairly Recently Installed DB (Plastic). Do You Have To Change The Consumer Unit To A New Metal Board - On Installation Certificate It Asks To Tick About Combustible Materials But Currently Having A Debate With Colleague.

    What Do You Guys Think?
     
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  2. buzzlightyear
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    buzzlightyear Electrician's Arms

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    answer is no ,because it is existing. on the test cert put down on comments on existing
    installation to up grade to fire rated c/u
     
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  3. telectrix
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    telectrix Scouser and Proud of It Trusted Advisor

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    no change of CU or comment required. this amendment crap is taking the interpretation of the regulations into cloud cuckoo land. next is you'll all be wanting to rip out red/black cables.
     
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  4. Murdoch
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    Murdoch Electrician's Arms

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    We all KNOW you don't have to fit a new metal cu.

    Who doesn't ?
     
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  5. EM4Z1NG
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    Well whilst i thought the same there was other angles bought up such as if its on a fire exit route etc etc.

    BUT

    just wanted to see what people had to say!
     
  6. EM4Z1NG
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    What would you do for the question about combustible materials ?? Would you tick it or give it N/A??
     
  7. buzzlightyear
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    read page 75 reg421.1.201 if you got byb.
     
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