Attached is a memo outlining some of the main changes to the proposed draft document IS10101 (now released for public comment)
Particular note to given to cable manufacturers and others.
* I.S.10101 – Chapter 5 – Selection and Erection of Equipment
The above Clause will require sign off by the appropriate person that the installation complies with the Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Directive 2014/30/EU
The installation will of course apply only to the fixed wiring and switchgear, and not to any appliance connected after the isolator of socket.
The above Clause requires all cables to be rated Class Dca s1b,d2,a2 in accordance with EN50575.
I.S.10101 – Chapter 4 – Protection for Safety
Residual Current Devices (RCDs) will now be required to be installed on lighting circuits in domestic premises.
Arc Fault Detection Devices (AFDDs) will now be recommended for circuits installed in locations with particular risk.
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Draft prI.S. 10101:201x – National Rules for Electrical Installations (Revision of ET 101:2008)
Categories: Electrical engineering. General
Committee: NSAI/ETC/TC 2 (Electrical Installations)
Close date: 28 Feb 2019