Just out of interest really..............
A colleague recently bought a new Barratt house and one or two things were
The house is split over three floors being one of these trendy "town-house"
He showed me the electrical inspection document which lists the circuits,
protection measures etc.
There are 2 lighting circuits, ground floor then first-and-second floor.
Each of these was labelled as run in 1.0mm2 with a 1.0mm2 cpc. I thought
that the use of 1.0mm had been dropped, or was it just the stuff with a
In his kitchen there is a panel of grid type switches which isolate the
below-worktop sockets for washer/dryer, fridge etc.
This implies that principle power users are all tapped-off the same point on
the ring - I thought that this was generally to be avoided.
From memory I don't think the kitchen had a separate ring although the same
argument would apply either way.
Any comments appreciated
- posted 12 years ago