18th Edition

The 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations is here!

The 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations became effective for electrical installations from 1st January 2019 and presents some new regulations for the industry from the changes. These provide further safety measures for installers to provide for their customers as well as a focus on energy efficiency.

Here at Electrium we've putt together a host of content that will give you insight on the latest changes. We’ll be looking closely at Arc Fault Detection Devices (AFDDs), Surge Protection and more.

Electrium is also the home of the single module arc fault detection device. Smaller device. Greater protection.

This area is here for information purposes. Designers and installers should obtain their own copy of BS7671:2018 and follow the requirements and recommendations in the 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations.  

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The latest edition to the wiring regulations, the 18th Edition, has brought about changes which will affect what you do.

We've put together some of the key changes that you need to know. Get some insight from the boxes below.

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Discover more on the 18th Edition

To help you with the 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations, we have delved deeper into some of the addtions and changes in the big blue book. 

You can find out more about Arc Fault Detection Devices, Consumer Units, Overvoltage Protection and RCDs. 

Click on the boxes below to find out more.

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Amendment 1 of BS7671:2018 

The first amendment to the IET 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations has been released.

We put together what you need to know about amendment one of BS7671:2018, also known as the 18th Edition.


18th Edition on the Electrium Podcast

We talk the key questions from the 18th Edition on episode two of the Electrium Podcast.

This includes Arc Fault Detection Devices, Transient Overvoltage Protection, RCD Selection and more.

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Getting the right 18th Edition solution for you

We have solutions to help you comply with the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations.

Our colleagues are based throughout the UK, and have local knowledge of your area. Chat with our team today and see how we can help you deliver your next project above and beyond your clients expectations.

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Use our 'Find a Stockist' service to discover your nearest supplier of 18th Edition products from our leading brands such as Crabtree and Wylex.

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