1st October 2014

17th edition wiring regulations Amendment 3

From the 1st January 2015 the regulations are changing again, Electricians will have a 6 month transition period to get up to speed with the changes. It will then be a requirement that all electrical installations designed and periodically inspected after the 30th June 2015 will after comply with the updated regulations.
3rd February 2012

New Apprentice

Trading into the 13th year and going from strength to strength, MPB Electrical have taken on their new apprentice “Luke”. Luke”s apprenticeship will take approximately 3 years on block release at Leeds city college, When not at college Luke will be out on site in Leeds and surrounding area”s covering all aspects of electrical work ranging from Domestic, Commercial and Industrial. The college course will start in September, in the mean time Luke will be out on site  5 days  a week learning all aspects of been an electrician. Luke will work closely with an approved electrician throughout his apprenticeship developing his skills and […]
31st January 2012

Cowboy electricians

Home owners are urged to use NICEIC qualified electricians after visiting numerous properties were “wannabe electricians” have carried out shoby and DANGEROUS electrical work putting property owners at risk from electric shock or possible death. All property owners should be using fully approved NICEIC electrical contractors or NICEIC part P domestic installers for dwellings. If property owners are unsure if the electrician is registered  (NICEIC approved) they can take the electrical contractors enrolment number and check this by going to: www.niceic.com
24th November 2011

17th Edition 1st Amendment

The 1st Amendment to BS7671: 2008 Requirements for Electrical Installation (IEE Wiring Regulations, Seventeenth Edition) is to be released on 1st July 2011 with a transition period up until 1st Janruary 2012. There are a number of new sections and updates, some of these are listed below. Measure against electromagnetic disturbances – new section 444 Medical locations – new section 710 Operating or maintenance gangways – new section 729 Devices for protection against overvoltage (surge protection) – new section 729 Certification and reporting – Appendix 6 Periodic reports may also be known as a Electrical condition report from 1st July […]