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New Technical Bulletins for 18th Edition AMD2

ECA has published new Technical Bulletins to guide Members on the new changes to the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations, introduced in Amendment 2 (BS 7671:2018+A2:2022).

Accessible exlusively to ECA Members, the bulletins cover several key topics essential for electrotechnical contractors, designers and installers to work to the latest standards. 

ECA Members can view and download the new Technical Bulletins here. 

These include:

  • Clarifications made to the requirements for RCD testing
  • Protection Against Overvoltage 
  • Precautions where particular risks of fire exist 
  • Installing and additional earth electrode in TN earthing systems 
  • Bonding of Outbuildings 
  • Date of Inception for BS 7671:2018+A2:2022 
  • The use of BS 7288-type socket-RCDs and Regulations 531.3.4.1 and 531.3.4.2 
  • Arc Fault Detection Devices (AFDDs) 
  • HMO, care homes and purpose-built student accommodation definition
  • Functional Earthing 
  • Installing an additional earth electrode in TN earthing system

ECA is touring Enlgand and Wales delivering the #Project18 AMD2 Roadshow. To learn more and book a space at an upcoming Roadshow near you, click here. 

Last updated 19 April 22