Specifying electrical installation products for social housing is an important decision for both the provider and the resident.
You need to ensure that you are completely up to date with regulations such as the latest amendments to the Wiring Regulations and Building Regulations for Part L, Part M and Part P.
Cost must also play a factor, not just in initial outlay but also in how these decisions can affect future maintenance costs. We are finding, for example, that many social housing providers opt for RCBO protection on each outgoing circuit in a consumer unit, to prevent nuisance tripping for the resident and save the cost of emergency call outs for you the landlord.
At Hager we see our role as a partner. We are committed to helping you in a number of ways: