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Wiring and Lighting

By Chris Kitcher

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ISBN: 9781847974167
PUBLISHED: 19/10/2012
PAGES: 160
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 100 colour photographs and 150 diagrams

Wiring and Lighting provides a comprehensive guide to DIY wiring around the home. It sets out the regulations and legal requirements surrounding electrical installation work, giving clear guidelines that will enable the reader to understand what electrical work they are able to carry out, and what the testing and certification requirements are once the work is completed.

Topics covered include:

  • Different types of circuits
  • Types of cables and cable installation under floors and through joists
  • Isolating, earthing and bonding
  • Accessory boxes and fixings
  • Voltage bands
  • Detailed advice on safety-manual handling, working at height, electrical shock risk
  • Schedules for inspection, testing and certification, and relevant sections of the Building Regulations

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